Taught course

Strategic Quality Management (Distance Learning)

Institution
University of Portsmouth · Department of Operations and Systems Management
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

A second-class honours degree or equivalent in a relevant subject. Working professionals without an honours degree who have substantial relevant experience and the academic potential to achieve the award will also be considered. Applicants are subject to interview.

English language proficiency at a minimum of IELTS band 6.5 with no component score below 6.0.

Months of entry

September

Course content

If you're a graduate looking to build a career in business strategy and quality management – or you're an experienced professional wanting to further develop your knowledge and understanding of the field – this MSc Strategic Quality Management Course is the perfect choice for you.

This part-time, distance learning course introduces you to current theory and best practice around operational, functional and strategic quality management. You'll learn how to contribute to an organisation's strategic vision for success, as well as how to implement policies to improve customer relations and business effectiveness.

When you complete this course, you'll have finely-honed quality, organisational and people management skills, and you'll be ready for roles in quality management, training and development, and other related fields.

What you'll experience

On this course you'll:
  • Learn how to effectively implement policies to achieve customer focus and continuous improvement
  • Network via staff with research and consultancy experience, and industry links

Resources for the course are available via the university’s intranet online learning system – you'll need a fast, reliable Internet connection. You'll be able to join in web-based interactive sessions with lecturers and other students and our University Library has extensive online resources that can be accessed via the internet at any time.

Work experience and career planning

To give you the best chance of securing a great job when you graduate, our Careers and Employability service can help you find relevant work experience during your course.

We can help you identify placements, internships, voluntary roles and freelancing opportunities that will complement your studies and build your portfolio.

Careers and opportunities

When you finish the course, our Careers and Employability service can help you find a job that puts your skills to work in the industry.

Previous graduates have gone on to work in:

  • quality management roles
  • operations management
  • training and development
  • auditing and business process improvement

Some graduates have set up successful businesses with help and support from the University.

After you leave the University, you can get help, advice and support for up to 5 years from our Careers and Employability service as you advance in your career.

Fees and funding

UK students
Part time: £3,750 p/a* *Tuition fee is subject to annual increase.
International students
Part time: £3,750 p/a* *Tuition fee is subject to annual increase.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

distance learning
27 months

Course contact details

Name
Faculty
Email
bal-enquiries@port.ac.uk
Phone
023 9284 2991