Biopharmaceutical Supply Chain Management
Field of Study
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Application Closing Date:
Before 5pm, 10th September 2021.
100% online delivery of four modules over two semesters, and continuing professional development (CPD).
Applicants must have achieved a minimum of a Level 7 Bachelor degree in Supply Chain Management, or equivalent. (Examples of equivalence: a degree holder in business or engineering disciplines with substantial experience in logistics/supply chain management in the Biopharmaceutical and Pharmaceutical sector).
Suitably qualified applicants who have been out of the work environment for a number of years due to childcare or other caring obligations and have a previous history of employment but may require up-skilling, re-skilling or cross-skilling to transition back to the workforce are most welcome.
This Special Purpose Award in Supply Chain Management is designed to broaden and deepen the knowledge and skill base of graduates of a Level 7 degree in Supply Chain Management or in Business and Engineering disciplines who already have experience of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. Supply Chain graduates have shown particular interest in enhancing their knowledge of issues such as the strategic management of global logistics and supply chain management.
National Maritime College
Four modules over two semesters. The programme is delivered and accessed fully online using state of the art Cloud based technologies. Lectures are delivered online by night, streamed live over the Internet and recorded to facilitate easy playback to students. This offers great flexibility for students who can access lectures and labs anytime, anywhere on any device that has a web browser.
All part-time programmes at NMCI will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.
Students should note that fees quoted relate to the academic year 2021-2022 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only.
Course fees must be paid before attending lectures. For more information on fees, please visit fees/students
Course fee: €2,500
This one-year programme is an industrially focused Level 8 programme where students gain valuable knowledge and skills in key subject area, which are pertinent to working in highly regulated and automated manufacturing and distribution environments such as GMP, QA, QC, Lean Manufacturing, Operations Management, Lean Supply Chains.
Duration of Online Delivery
Four modules over two semesters. The programme is delivered and accessed fully online using state of the art Cloud based technologies. Lectures are delivered online by night, streamed live over the Internet, and recorded to facilitate easy playback to students. This offers great flexibility for students who can access lectures and labs anytime, anywhere on any device that has a web browser.
Certificate in Biopharmaceutical Supply Chain Management, 20 ECTS (Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications)
The link below has module information on recommended textbooks, average weekly workload, assessments and exams:
- Online application is open for course commencing the week of 13th September 2021.
- Please note that applicants will be required to pay an acceptance fee of €400 online if a place on a course is offered. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
- Note: You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay an acceptance fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.
- Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application.