Masters in Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs
ObjectivesDeveloped specifically to enable Regulatory Affairs personnel in the Medical Technology industry understand all current applicable regulations while ensuring that the student will develop skills to address and prepare for the ever-changing environment of regulatory affairs. The design of this programme ensures that complementary skill sets will be developed in the course such as communication and research skills. The programme integrates important legal principles, ethics and compliance issues within the course as appropriate to the level of responsibility a regulatory professional may need to undertake.
The Irish Medtech Association Skillnet and contracting organisation, the Irish Medtech Association, the Ibec group that represents the Medical Technology sector and IT Sligo in collaboration with NUIG are delighted to present a new Masters in Medical Technology Regulatory Affairs to meet the growing requirements of Irish companies in filling regulatory and quality assurance roles. The impetus for the development of this specialist programme emerged from industry needs and content has been developed in conjunction with a taskforce comprising regulatory experts from Irish Medtech Association’s Regulatory and Quality Working Group.
The programme and training is funded by Skillnets. Training takes place over typically two years, with two semesters per year. Participants will complete a dissertation during Year 2 of the programme.
Upon successful completion of the programme, participants receive an MSc award at NFQ Level 9.
Who should attendRegulatory Affairs personnel in the Medical Technology industry . Entry requirements; Open to students who have obtained a Level 8 primary degree in a science/engineering subject related to the life sciences. Previous or current experience in regulatory affairs (minimum 2 years) may be taken into account in assessing entry qualifications for candidates with relevant Level 7 qualification with appropriate experience.
QualificationNFQ Level 9 – 90 credits
14 Sep 2020 -30 June 2020 (2 Years. 2 Semesters per year) 100% online in induction. Blended learning, including workshops nationally.