If you have been searching for a job you will no doubt have been struck by the number of vacancies with Quality in the title or job description.
This add-on Postgraduate Diploma (60 Credits, Level 9) is designed for people with an honours degree in Business, Science or Engineering who are interested in pursuing a career in quality management or performance improvement and optimisation.
The purpose of the programme is to fast-track graduates into professional competency levels in key quality areas, identified by the American Society for Quality and The Chartered Quality Institute UK.
Students will have the opportunity to attain high levels of competency in the application of quality management principles for optimising the performance of processes and organisations of all sizes in all sectors of the economy. You will leave the course proficient in areas ranging from Validation through Six-Sigma and Lean.
You will also be capable of working with others in a regulated environment to maximise the potential benefits of these approaches to any organisation in any sector of the economy.
These areas are:
Interactions of organisations and
People and monitoring
Control and optimisation
There is significant use of enquiry based learning as part of this programme.
Provide students with a holistic understanding of the integrated nature of various management systems operating in business
Provide students with the knowledge and skills to enable them to work in the area of quality in heavily regulated sectors such as food, medical devices and pharmaceuticals
Provide the student with the knowledge and skills to enable them to progress within their workplace, i.e. to up skill or cross-skill within their company
Provide students with Level 9 knowledge, skills and competence in line with the National Framework of Qualifications
Provide students with the leadership and communications skills required to work at relatively senior levels in the area of quality
Support the development of the regulated manufacturing environment in the region