Programme Code: SG_EQUAL_K08
About Quality Management
The quality professional is well represented in all sectors of the economy. While manufacturing will use familiar titles such as Quality manager, or quality engineer other sectors may use titles such as transformation manager or change agent, director of quality or even more specific titles like Six-Sigma Black Belt. Quality as a profession is also well supported in the USA by the American Society for Quality [ASQ] and in the UK by The Chartered Quality Institute [CQI].
About this Programme
This course provides an add-on qualification in core quality management skills that are in demand in all sectors of the economy. It is ideal for engineering, science or business graduates who now find their careers or interests becoming more and more involved in quality management matters.
The various subjects/modules covered are listed below. All modules have an equal Credit rating of 5. On-line students take twelve modules [60 Credits] over a two-year period which equates to three to four modules per semester. All students take Statistics in the first semester of enrolment as well as the other modules being offered at the time.
Key Course Information
Award: Level 8
Application Closing Date : 31st August 2021
Typical entrants to this course will hold a minimum Level 7 degree in engineering, science or business discipline at upper second class honours grade or higher.
Typically, graduates will be employed in the quality function of industries and institutions across all disciplines and sectors of the economy. In Ireland our biggest employers are in the medical device and pharmaceutical sectors. We also see increased interest in healthcare, education, transport, food production and construction.
Graduates from this programme are eligible to apply for Level 9 Masters programmes, such as the on-line MSc in Quality at IT Sligo.
|Per 5 credit module||€700|
|Statistical Process Control||05|
|Standards and Compliance Management||05|
|Reliability Engineering and Risk Management||05|
|Validation for Regulatory Compliance||05|
|Project Six Sigma Black Belt||05|
|L8 Quality Project [E]||10|
[E] = Elective Module. Modules subject to availability.