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

Status: Closed




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 - Online

20 weeks, 3 hours per week, Mondays from 6.15pm to 9.15pm
The start date is Monday 4th October 2021.
Classes will be run online for the 2021-2022 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 is assessed through an annual written examination and a project completed during the year.


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

20th September 2021

For queries relating to the course content

Contact: Paddy MacMahon



€650 tuition fee paid direct to LIT upon registration.

An examination fee of approximately €175 is also payable direct to EIQA mid-way through the course. 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 LIT.

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