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Quality Management (Diploma-Part 1, L7, 10 ECTS)

Status: Open




20 Weeks


Applied Science

Start Date


Course Type

Flexible & Professional



The aim of this programme is to give participants an understanding of general management principles (based on the ISO9000 standards) and of how quality is managed in a manufacturing or service organisation. It will explain the methodology of quality improvement, in particular the various tools and techniques for analysis.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal academic entry requirements.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE: Applicants who do not have English as their first language must ensure they satisfy English Language requirements. For entry to undergraduate courses, a minimum score of 5.5 in an IELTS exam is required. For postgraduate courses, a minimum of 6.0 is required. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their English proficiency meets these requirements.

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What modules will I study?

Basic concepts and definitions
Setting up a quality system
Management theory
Quality engineering - Problem solving and quality improvement
Service/product quality
Management and quality developments
Documentation control

Are there opportunities for further study?

Succcessful participants of this programme may progress to the Diploma in Quality Management Part 2

More Information

Delivery - Part-time Online

20 weeks, 2 hours per week, Mondays from 7pm to 9pm
The start date is Monday 26th September, 2022
Classes will be run online for the 2022-2023 academic year. 

What will the time commitment be?

Each 5 credits will normally equate to approximately 100 Total Learning Hours. Total Learning Hours includes the time you spend in class (lectures, tutorials, practical elements) and the time you spend completing work outside of college. The balance between these two varies by discipline, and by level of study. You should bear in mind that the workload will increase at particular times e.g. when assignments are due.


The Programme includes a compulsory project which is 30% of the programme and a final sit-down written exam which is 70%


The programme is at Level 7 (Special Purpose – 10 Credits per part) on the National Framework of Qualifications. The Diploma is awarded by the EIQA (Excellence Ireland Quality Association), EIQA House, 9 Appian Way, Ranelagh, Dublin 6. Tel: 01 660 4100, Email:

Application Deadline

Monday 5th September, 2022

For queries relating to the course content

Contact: John Stout



€650 tuition fee paid direct to TUS upon registration.

An examination fee of approximately €175 is also payable direct to EIQA mid-way through the course. Please note that this exam will be classroom based at a venue to be confirmed by EIQA. The EIQA will contact students registered on the course directly for the exam payment and the payment must be paid directly to the EIQA. Tuition and Exam Fee can not be combined in one payment. Please do not include the exam payment when forwarding tuition fee to TUS.

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