Taught course

Quality Management

University of the West of Scotland · School of Science

Entry requirements

If you are a Diploma student then you must normally possess a degree, an equivalent qualification or a lesser appropriate qualification plus equivalent experience gained in industry.

Completing the Diploma at a sufficiently high standard will allow you to transfer to the MSc. If you are an MSc applicant then you must normally possess an Honours degree or an equivalent qualification. You will register for both the Diploma and the MSc and will be subject to progression requirements. If you have previously completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Quality then you may be admitted to the MSc at the appropriate stage.

To transfer to MSc Quality Management (International) you must have successfully completed the PG Certificate or equivalent and have reached a minimum level of French language equivalent to Higher.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Our Quality Management course addresses strategic quality and leadership issues focused on achieving customer satisfaction. You will explore the application of specialised managerial and technological skills to achieve the desired quality at a minimum cost.

In addition, you will examine quality management and other continuous improvement approaches relevant to industry and apply the techniques to all industrial and business sectors from service to manufacturing.

Throughout your studies you will hone the critical problem-based learning skills and transferable skills that will prepare you for employment in a professional position dealing with quality management system development and implementation.

Qualification and course duration


12-24 months
full time
12 months
part time
24 months
distance learning
12-24 months

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