Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Total Quality Management and Organisational Excellence

This course enables professional managers to develop their career potential by enhancing their knowledge and skills in total quality management and organisational excellence. Successfully completing it entitles application for full membership of the Chartered Quality Institute (CQI). Students benefit from a practical focus on personal management development skills and can gain Chartered Quality Professional (CQP) status, the gold standard for the quality profession. Existing CQI members can gain continuing professional development status. Graduates of this course can also take advantage MPhil/PhD opportunities in this area.

Entry requirements

A degree or an equivalent recognised professional qualification in any discipline; and a minimum of 3 years relevant work experience. If English is not applicants 1st language: IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in all skills. If applicants do not have a 1st degree, they may be considered individually based on their professional experience and any other formal qualifications.

Course modules

Core modules: fundamentals of quality; process and service improvement; statistical process control and 6 sigma; managing change and innovation; research methods; dissertation. Options: supply chain management and partnering; performance measurement; training on the EFQM excellence model.

Assessment methods

100 per cent course work.

Sponsorship information

Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to international students who study this course.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Distance learning - 2 years
PgDip Distance learning - 2 years
MSc Distance learning £ 2,735 per Unit (home fees) 2 years
MSc Distance learning £ 11,500 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus Sheffield S1 1WB Yorkshire and the Humber

Key information

Telephone number: 
0114 225 5555