The Master of Quality Systems is unique in New Zealand. It is the only graduate-level tertiary academic qualification in quality management throughout New Zealand and Australia. It will give you a career advantage in seeking positions related to quality management.
To enter the Master of Quality Systems (180 credits) you will have been awarded or qualified for:
This programme focuses on developing critical awareness of and expertise in the following areas:
Topics you will study include quality systems design, lean management, six sigma statistical analysis, value chain management and quality improvement. You will learn how to undertake in-depth research, followed by your own in-depth research (thesis) on an area of interest to you.
Every organisation has a 'quality manager', someone who is responsible for one or more of areas like
You could be employed in a huge range of industries and professions, including manufacturing, services, health care, local government, construction and the defence force.
Many graduates of the MQS quickly move into senior positions in the same or different organisations. Some have gone on to advanced study such as PhD.
For information on prior learning, exemptions and transfer of credit or other questions: