Module 1 - Regulatory Guidelines, Principles and Tools of QbD (30 credits) Module 2 - The QbD Product Development Roadmap (30 credits) Module 3 - Quality by Design in Practice (30 credits) Module 4 - Manufacturing, Process Controls & Inspection (15 credits) Module 5 - Negotiated Studies (15 credits) Module 6 - Research Methods (15 credits) Module 7 - Dissertation (60 credits)

Modes of Study

What are the available options for studying QbD?

The Quality by Design course is highly flexible to enable students to study as little or as much as they would like to suit employment needs. The course consists of individual modules which are studied in isolation without assessment purely allowing students to gain knowledge in a particular area of interest or numerous modules can be studied with assessment in order to gain University credits leading to a formal qualification. These credits make up a number of qualifications and depending on the number of modules studied students can gain a PG Cert, PG Dip or full MSc.

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Individual Modules

• Gain university credits

• study only a specific topic to suit personal development or employer needs

• Ability to use credits to progress studies to gain a PG Cert, PG Dip or MSc

• Ability to study flexibly to suit employment demands

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PG Certificate

• Gain a recognised qualification (60 credits)

• Study takes 1-2 years part time

• Choose to study modules to suit their continued professional development or employer needs

• Ability to use credits to progress studies to gain a PG Dip or MSc

• Ability to study flexibly to suit employment demands

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PG Diploma

• Gain a recognised qualification (120 credits)

• Study takes 2-4 years part time

• Choose to study modules to suit personal development or employer needs

• Ability to use credits to progress studies to gain a full MSc

• Ability to study flexibly to suit employment demands.

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MSc

• Gain a recognised qualification (180 credits)

• Study full or part time

• Study takes 1-2 years full time and 2-6 years part time

• Ability to use credits to progress studies to gain a full MSc

• Study a range of modules to suit personal development or employer needs and undertake a 60 credit dissertation

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