Master of Science in International Medical Technologies, Innovation and Development
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The MSc in International Medical Technologies, Innovation and Development programme develops the necessary skills required to strategically support the innovation journey of medical technologies for access into target international markets.
The programme was designed in partnership with companies developing disruptive medical technologies and ATUs 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 ATU.
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- Blended learning
- Project-based learning
- Team-Based Learning
- Self-Directed and Flexible Learning
- Industry speakers and Networking events
What to expect:
The programme has been designed for people in full-time employment in the MedTech/Life Sciences sector. 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:
- Evening on-site practical every four weeks
- 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.
- Four network evening events with key opinion leaders.