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Key Info

  • Course CodeCR_SQMAN_7_Y2
  • Field of StudyQuality
  • Type of CourseSpecial Qualification
  • Type of QualificationSpecial Award
  • Type of Study Part time
  • Application Closing Date7th September 2020
  • Start DateSeptember
  • Level7
  • LocationCIT Bishopstown Campus
The format of this course is typical of a management course involving participation, discussion and background reading. The project constitutes a very important part of the year’s work and marks are awarded accordingly.

Course fee: €800 (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 Wednesday).

The course is a follow-on to the Diploma in Quality Management – Part 1.

Topics covered include

  • Introduction to Total Quality
  • Quality Management Philosophies
  • Managing for Quality
  • Review of Quality Standards
  • Quality Awards
  • Leadership
  • Human Resource Development
  • Teamwork
  • Process Management
  • Strategic Information Management
  • Developments in Total Quality



Diploma in Quality Management – Part 2

Awarding Body

Excellence Ireland Quality Association (EIQA)

This is the second part of a two part course therefore applicants are required to have the Diploma in Quality Management – Part 1.

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.


To Apply


  • Online application is open for course commencing September 2020.
  • Once an application is approved a €400 fee to accept the place on the course must be paid within 7 days. This fee is deductible from the overall course fee.
  • Note: Please attach and upload any documents such as transcripts, CV, other details relevant to the application. Applications will not be assessed unless applicants  supply details of qualifications and experience.
  • Provided applicants are qualified for the course for which they are applying, then a system of first come first served will operate.

Course Details

Part-time Information

  • 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.
  • Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2020-2021 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 


  • Registration fees for professional bodies etc. are payable separately to these institutions. Students will be notified of their fees by email to their CIT email account and in all cases, course fees must be paid before attending lectures.  For more information on Fees, please visit fees/students

  • Some candidates may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning based on previous academic or work experience. If you think you may be eligible for Recognition of Prior Learning, please check out www.cit.ie/rpl
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