Course Description


The programme was designed in partnership with companies developing disruptive medical technologies and GMIT’s Medical & Engineering Technologies centre researchers providing innovative solutions to the Medtech sector.

Learners will not alone develop critical research skills to support the convergence in medical technologies but will also understand regulatory requirements and advanced testing methods to meet the business strategy and plans for market for new technologies.

Through a series of workshops and networking events, the CEO Masterclass will deepen learners understanding of the business theories and strategies associated to support the innovation journey of a medical technology. On completion of the CEO Masterclass module, students will be expected to present a viable business case for the development of a new medical technology.

Co-delivered by both industry and academic experts, the Masters programme will be delivered using a blended learning approach. The programme design team have placed a strong emphasis on work-based learning and the year-long research project will be carried out in a company or within an applied research centre in GMIT.

Learning Approach

  • Blended learning
  • Project-based learning
  • Team-Based Learning
  • Self-Directed and Flexible Learning
  • Industry speakers and Networking events
CollegeAtlantic Technological University, Galway-Mayo
Course LocationGalway
Course CategoryScience, Science & Technology
Course TypeBlended Learning - Mix of Classroom & Online
Course QualificationMasters Degree
Awarding Body DetailsMaster of Science
Course Start Date27th September 2021
Course DurationThree semesters
Course TimeThe programme has been designed for people in full-time employment. Lectures and tutorials will be delivered live online and will be recorded, available through GMIT’s learning platform Moodle. On-site activities are limited, but learners will be expected to be onsite for: First semester: Evening on-site practical every four weeks Second semester: four one-day works shops held every four weeks. two on-site device evaluation practical’s in GMIT’s state of the art Medical Imaging suite. 4 network evening events with key opinion leaders.
Course Fee€7,500
Entry RequirementsA H2.2 Bachelor degree at level 8 in any cognate discipline or equivalent in science, technology or engineering, is the minimum entry requirement for this programme.
Carear PathBoth European and Government policies have identified skills need in the area of innovation and research in order to support a thriving competitive economy and an inclusive society. Industry stakeholders have also indicated the proposed MSc in International Medical Technologies, Innovation and Development would qualify graduates of the programme for: R&D Scientist/Engineer Quality/Regulatory Design Assurance Manufacturing Scientist/Engineer Process Development Scientist/Engineer Core Technology Operations Representative Leadership roles in R&D Strategic marketing Design control Clinical affairs
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Atlantic Technological University, Galway-Mayo

GMIT Galway Campus, Dublin Rd. Galway H91 T8NW, GMIT Mayo Campus Westport Rd. Castlebar Co. Mayo F23 X853, Galway, Republic of Ireland

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Atlantic Technological University, Galway-Mayo
GMIT Galway Campus, Dublin Rd. Galway H91 T8NW
GMIT Mayo Campus Westport Rd. Castlebar Co. Mayo F23 X853, Galway
Republic of Ireland
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