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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Postgraduate Diploma in Quality Systems
PGDipQS

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, and Postgraduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Quality Systems requires that the candidate will:

(a) meet the University admission requirements as specified; and

(b) have been awarded or qualified for a Bachelor's degree, or equivalent.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Postgraduate Diploma in Quality Systems shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 120 credits, comprising:

(a) at least 90 credits selected from the Schedule for the Qualification;

and including

(b) any compulsory courses from the Schedule for the Qualification;

(c) attending Contact Workshops, block courses, field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials and laboratories as required.

Specialisations

3. The Postgraduate Diploma in Quality Systems is awarded without an endorsement.

Student Progression

4. In cases of sufficient merit, the Postgraduate Diploma in Quality Systems may be awarded with distinction or merit.

Completion Requirements

5. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Postgraduate Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas and Postgraduate Certificates will apply.

6. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic Requirements within the prescribed time frames.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

7. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Schedule for the Postgraduate Diploma in Quality Systems

Compulsory course

287.732 Quality Assurance Project 30 credits R 143.729

30 credits from

287.730 Quality Management 30 credits R 143.719, 287.733
287.733 Quality Management for Medical Laboratories 30 credits R 143.796, 287.730

Subject courses

119.729 Research Methods 15 credits  
240.752 Integrated Logistics 30 credits  
240.753 Supply Chain System Analysis 15 credits  
240.754 Supply Chain Optimisation 15 credits  
240.758 Research Methods in Supply Chain Management 30 credits  
287.731 Statistical Methods for Quality 30 credits R 143.709
287.735 Quality Improvement 15 credits R 143.785
287.736 Service Quality 15 credits R 143.786
287.737 Quality and People 15 credits R 143.787
287.738 Quality and Production 15 credits R 143.788
287.740 Innovation Management 15 credits P 228.311 or 228.312 R 287.703

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