Why this course?
This course is focused on the integration of two world-class process excellence initiatives:
- lean thinking
- six sigma
Lean Six Sigma is recognised as a leading process excellence programme. A number of professional jobs in the global market seek qualifications in Lean Six Sigma for achieving competitive advantage. This course aims to develop the process excellence leaders of tomorrow.
You’ll be equipped with state-of-the-art concepts, methods, techniques and tools within Lean and Six Sigma methodologies. This'll allow you to contribute towards the competitiveness of industrial and commercial organisations worldwide.
This course is suitable for:
- recent and existing graduates who wish to move into careers in the process excellence field
- professionals with a background in support functions who wish to gain a better understanding of process excellence methodologies
- those planning to develop their careers as process excellence change agents within an organisation
Study mode and duration:
- MSc: 12 months full time; 24 months part time
- PgDip: 9 months full time; 21 months part time
See the website https://www.strath.ac.uk/courses/postgraduatetaught/leansixsigmaforprocessexcellence/
Successful completion of all compulsory modules, two optional modules and a group project will lead to the award of a Postgraduate Diploma. MSc students also undertake an individual project.
This programme is delivered by the Strathclyde Institute for Operations Management (SIOM). The delivery team comprises leading academics from Strathclyde Business School and the Faculty of Engineering.
Pre-Masters preparation course
The Pre-Masters Programme is a preparation course for international students (non EU/UK) who do not meet the entry requirements for a Masters degree at University of Strathclyde
. The Pre-Masters programme provides progression to a number of degree options.
To find out more about the courses and opportunities on offer visit isc.strath.ac.uk or call today on +44 (0) 1273 339333 and discuss your education future. You can also complete the online application form. To ask a question please fill in the enquiry form and talk to one of our multi-lingual Student Enrolment Advisers today.
Learning & teaching
For the Masters project, you’ll have the opportunity to select a thesis topic and supervisor from the wide range of experts in:
- process excellence
- operations management
- quality management
Modules will be assessed by a mix of assignments and exams.
The demand for process excellence professionals is increasing across the world in all industrial sectors irrespective of the size and their nature.
Find information on Scholarships here http://www.strath.ac.uk/search/scholarships/index.jsp
MSc: Normally, first or second-class honours degree in engineering, technology, science, business or a similar discipline from a UK university (or equivalent). PgDip/PgCert: Degree, good HND or equivalent. Other qualifications with industrial experience will be considered on an individual basis