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Key Info

  • Course CodeCR_SQMAN_7_Y1
  • Field of StudyQuality
  • Type of CourseSpecial Qualification
  • Type of QualificationSpecial Award
  • Type of Study Part time
  • Application Closing Date16th September 2019
  • Start DateSeptember
  • Level7
  • LocationCIT Bishopstown Campus
Setting up a quality system, the elements of a quality system, basic management theory, auditing, problem solving and quality improvement, product and service quality, quality costs, implementing TQM and documentation control. The format of this course is that typical of a management course i.e. it involves discussion and background reading; essay type answers are required in the written examination and the course is partially examined by project work.

All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

An Information session will take place on Wednesday 4th September 2019 from 5.30pm to 7.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2019-2020 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: €700 (payable to CIT)
Exam fee: (Currently €150) payable to the external examining body EIQA
 

Duration: One evening per week for one academic year, Monday or Tuesday or Wednesday, 7pm - 10pm, (usually Tuesday).

 

Topics covered include

  • Setting up a quality system
  • The elements of a quality system
  • Basic management theory
  • Auditing
  • Problem solving and quality improvement
  • Product and service quality
  • Quality costs
  • Implementing TQM and documentation control

 

Award

Diploma in Quality Management – Part 1.

 

Awarding Body

Excellence Ireland Quality Association (EIQA)


 

Applicants are required to have passed, at least, an introductory course in quality assurance such as CIT’s ‘Certificate in Quality Assurance – Special Purpose Award’ or the ‘City & Guilds Certificate in Quality Assurance’. Graduates of honours science and engineering degree programmes with quality assurance as a component subject would usually be eligible provided they have sufficient appropriate experience. Applications on an “equivalent” basis are considered on an individual basis.

As coursework on this programme involves a significant quantity of both oral and written reports, examinations, and presentations, applicants must be competent in spoken and written English.

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