Module Title:   Quality Engineering and Management

Module Credit:   10

Module Code:   ENG5019M

Academic Year:   2015/6

Teaching Period:   Semester 1

Module Occurrence:   A

Module Level:   FHEQ Level 5

Module Type:   Work-Based Learning

Provider:   Engineering

Related Department/Subject Area:   Engineering: Design & Product Development (not in use)

Principal Co-ordinator:   Dr C Kara-Zaitri

Additional Tutor(s):   -

Prerequisite(s):   None

Corequisite(s):   None

To provide knowledge of quality engineering management principles and techniques.

Learning Teaching & Assessment Strategy:
This module is characterised as `work-based learning` constituting part of a Foundation Degree. The teaching strategy is to provide support material via web and paper based resources. These will allow students to understand and reflect upon work place activities. Supplementary Assessment; to repair deficiencies in original assessment.

Lectures:   2.00          Directed Study:   60.00           
Seminars/Tutorials:   10.00          Other:   28.00           
Laboratory/Practical:   0.00          Formal Exams:   0.00          Total:   100.00

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

critically review the key factors of quality engineering and management.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

carry out analysis of the principles applied to an activity in the workplace.

On successful completion of this module you will be able to...

data management; data presentation; data interpretation; IT skills; systematic problem solving; communication and personal management skills.

  Coursework   100%
  Technical report (<2000 word equivalent)

Outline Syllabus:
Principles and techniques of Total Quality Management. Principles of QA systems and procedures. Quality Standards and Awards - ISO 9000/2000, EFQM. Quality tools and process monitoring techniques involving SPC (quality control charts and capability studies).
Students will identify an appropriate activity at their place of work and evaluate it using the key concepts presented in the support material.

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