Medical Software Quality Assurance (Level 8 NFQ, 15 ECTs)
OverviewThis programme will provide participants with fundamental theoretical and practical skills, abilities and knowledge for assuring the quality of medical software applications in accordance with relevant regulatory requirements and quality management systems. Participants will be capable of creating and executing test cases and tracking software issues from their diagnosis to resolution and generally assuring the quality of developed software.
The programme is delivered over approximately 12 weeks through blended learning, with 5 classroom based days plus online learning and project work. The focus is on the reduction of theory to practice so there is a strong emphasis on developing practical skills. Upon completion, learners will be able to apply the theory behind what they have learned in their workplace.
SyllabusModule 1: CS4261 Foundations of Software Testing
Module 2: CS4271 Software Quality Assurance Standards
*Module 1 follows the ISTQB Foundations syllabus in preparation for the ISTQB exam.
Entry Requirements3rd Level qualification (certificate, diploma, degree) in Software Engineering, Quality or a Science discipline related desired.
Experience in software Quality Assurance activities, such as software testing, are taken into account in lieu of a third level qualification
QualificationAccredited to Level 8 NFQ with 15 ECTs
University of Limerick & Online, Limerick
Start Date: 01 Nov 2019 (Classroom days: 02 & 09 Dec 2019; 03, 06 & 20 Jan 2020)