• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 27 months
    Duration

About

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 at University of Portsmouth is the perfect choice for you.

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.

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

Accreditation

  • Portsmouth Business School is a member of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM) and the British Quality Foundation (BQF).
  • When you complete the course, you can use this MSc qualification as part of your portfolio of evidence to apply for individual membership of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Transformation through Quality Management
  • Quantitative and Research Methods
  • Business Operations – the Quality Management Perspective
  • Strategic Organisational Excellence
  • Dissertation

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 27 months
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic 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.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    3750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3750 GBP per year and a duration of 27 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    3750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3750 GBP per year and a duration of 27 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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