Quality, Standardization and Certification

8.152.00.06 Quality, Standardization and Certification
Qualification awarded: Master's Degree in Metrology and Information-Measuring Technique
Entry year: 2020
Mode of study: full
Program duration: 1.5 years
Institute: Institute of Computer Technologies, Automation and Metrology
Number of credits: 90 ECTS credits
Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications Framework: NQF Level 7 (Second cycle of QF-EHEA / EQF Level 7)
Field(s) of study: Automation and instrumentation
Specific admission requirements: these are absent
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning: Providing that the previous level is received in another country, there is needed the nostrification, held in Lviv Polytechnic. Mechanism recognition of non-formal education is absent.
Qualification requirements and regulations, including graduation requirements: The full implementation of the curriculum and defense of master's qualification work
Characteristics of the educational program: Training the Master combines the compulsory (the basis of research and of science organization, pedagogy and teaching methodology in high school) and selective subjects of humanitarian and socio-economic training with advanced studying the courses of professional training (metrological assurance in the industry, measuring control, quality engineering, theory of quality evaluation, specialized management, organization of certification and accreditation in Ukraine), courses of other educational programs on student’s free choice. This makes it possible to prepare professionals to address a number of urgent tasks in in the field of quality and evaluation, standardization, conformity assessment of products, goods, services and personnel, audit, accreditation.
Gained competence: - ability by analyzing the terms of the conditions of the measuring instruments studies to synthesize them, including the instruments with embedded microcontrollers, standards; - skills of measuring instruments verification; - ability to organize the work in accordance with requirements of life and health safety; - skills of metrological assurance of production and providing the measurement traceability, especially at specific conditions.
- organization of the metrological service department; - ability to professionally communicate in foreign languages; - the ability to develop and improve methods and tools for quality assessment using information technology, to provide technical control of production; - the ability to develop and apply legislative, regulatory and technical bases for the implementation of the requirements of the technical regulation system.
- the ability to develop processes and provide conformity assessment of products, processes, services and personnel to implement specialized and integrated management system in business; - ability to organize testing and quality control, to investigate its safety to health, property, consumer, environmental and government requirements to apply the principles of sustainable improvement and competitiveness of products; - the ability to audit and accreditation of conformity assessment testing and calibration laboratories.
Academic mobility: No, but mobility is encouraged and recognized in accordance with ECTS procedures
Work placement(s): Research and pre-diploma practice. The possibility of training abroad according to the program Tempus.
Programme director: Yatsuk V.O. (0979346666), e-mail: vyatsuk@lp.edu.ua
Occupational profiles of graduates: Jobs in units of metrology, standardization, certification, quality management at the enterprises of the economy of various forms of ownership, research institutes and universities in Ukraine, research centers and high technology companies of manufacturing sector and agriculture, health care.
Access to further studies: Obtaining third (educational and scientific / educational and creative) level
Other program features: None