Project Description

Master of Quality Management

(R2/345/7/0569(MQA/FA4355) 05/24)

Programme Synopsis

The objectives of this programme are:

  • To equip learners with basic and advanced knowledge in quality management and quality improvement.
  • To provide learners with the necessary skills for them to define, measure, analyze, improve and control the quality management and quality improvement plans in their respective organizations.
  • To enhance learners generic and transferable skills applicable for industries and realizing the nations mission in creating specialised and technology driven workforces.
  • To produce Certified Quality Managers, Certified Quality Professionals and Certified Quality Auditors.
SIRIM Certification:
The following certificates will be issued upon successful completion of the programme as per SIRIM requirements:
  • Total Quality Fast Track Assessor
  • ISO 9001 Lead Auditor
  • Certified Quality Manager
  • Certified Quality Professional

Kemasukan Biasa
i. Ijazah Sarjana Muda (Tahap 6, KKM) dengan PNGK minimum 2.50 atau yang setara dengannya seperti yang diterima oleh Senat; atau
ii. Ijazah Sarjana Muda (Tahap 6, KKM) atau yang setara dengannya tetapi tidak mencapai PNGK 2.50, boleh diterima masuk tertakluk kepada minimum 5 tahun pengalaman bekerja dalam bidang yang relevan.

ATAU

Kemasukan APEL

  1. Warganegara Malaysia; DAN
  2. Calon hendaklah berumur 30 tahun dan ke atas pada tahun permohonan dibuat; DAN
  3. Mempunyai pengalaman bekerja/pengalaman pembelajaran terdahulu yang berkaitan; DAN
  4. Lulus Penilaian APEL bagi Sarjana (yang dikendalikan oleh OUM); DAN
  5. Memiliki kelayakan seperti berikut:
    • STPM / Diploma yang diiktiraf; Atau
    • Matrikulasi / Asasi / Foundation (nilai kredit 50-52 kredit ; nilai gred PNGK 2.00 dan ke atas ; tempoh pengajian sekurang-kurangnya setahun) ; Atau
    • A-Level (jumlah kursus minimum 3 ; nilai gred minimum E ; tempoh pengajian sekurang-kurangnya 18 bulan) ; Atau
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma (jumlah kursus minimum 6 kumpulan kursus dan 3 elemen wajib ; nilai gred minimum 24 point dan ke atas ; tempoh pengajian sekurang-kurangnya 2 tahun).

Normal Entry
i. Bachelor degree (KKM Level 6) with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or its equivalent as accepted by Senate; or
ii. Bachelor degree (KKM Level 6) or its equivalent with CGPA below 2.50, is acceptable subject to a minimum of 5 years working experience in related field.

OR

APEL entry

  1. Malaysian; AND
  2. The candidate should be more than 30 years of age in the year of application; AND
  3. Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
  4. Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM; AND
  5. Possess the following qualification:
    • STPM / Recognised Diploma; Or
    • Matriculation / Foundation (credit score 50-52 credits; CGPA grade 2.00 and above; minimum study period of one year); Or
    • A-Level (minimum of 3 courses; minimum grade E; duration of study at least 18 months); Or
    • International Baccalaureate Diploma (minimum of 6 courses and 3 required elements; minimum grade of 24 points and above; duration of study at least 2 years).

Note:

  1. The provisional offer of admission will be revoked if the candidate:
    1. Fails to submit evidence of qualification within the stipulated date; or
    2. Does not meet the entry requirements of the University.
  2. Entry requirements are subject to change as stipulated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency.

Coursework Year 1 Year 2
Sem 1 RM3,780 RM3,780
Sem 2 RM3,780 RM4,410
Sem 3 RM3,780 RM5,670
Total RM25,200

* Fees applicable to Malaysians and Permanent Residents only.
* International students are required to pay registration fees of RM1,000 and an additional 20% for the tuition fees.
* The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.


Discount for the Physically Challenged Learners (OKU) and Senior Citizens

The University offers 50% discount for:

  • Senior citizens aged 60 and above on registration date; and
  • Physically challenged learners – a valid Orang Kelainan Upaya (OKU) is required.

These discounts are for subject fees only and are not applicable for research and other fees. The discounts are also not valid for second time registration and repeating of subjects.

Learners who receive this discount are not entitled to other discounts and promotions.

Note

Processing fee:

  • RM50 (Malaysian) & RM100 (International Students)

♦ Re-registration fee of RM220 per semester is chargeable for extension of Masters Projects

Financial options:

  • EPF (Account 2); or
  • Education or Personal Loan from commercial banks; or
  • HRDF (subject to employer’s eligibility); or

Payment Mode:

  • JomPAY; or
  • Internet Banking; or
  • Debit/Credit Card.
Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Enterprise Risk Management 3
Performance Management 3
Total Quality Management 3
Quality Standard and Systems 3
Customer Service Management 3
Quality Improvement Tools and Methods 3
Statistical Quality Control 3
Six Sigma 3
Lean Management 4
Science And Technical Research Methodology 3
Supplier Quality Management 3
Project 6
Total 40

Master Of Quality Management (MQM) Faqs

  1. Can I get brief information on the Master of Quality Management?
    Master of Quality Management (MQM) of OUM is designed to equip learners with basic and advanced knowledge in quality management and quality improvement. It provides learners with the necessary skills for them to define, measure, analyse, improve and control the quality management and quality improvement plans in their respective organizations. The broad-based quality programme enhances learners generic and transferable skills applicable for industries and realizing the nations mission in creating specialised and technology driven workforces. The MQM graduates will be recognised as  ISO 9001 Lead Auditor, Total Quality Fast Track Model (TQFTM) Assessor, Certified Quality Managers and Certified Quality Professionals.

  2. Is the programme recognized by MQA and JPA?
    Yes, the programme is recognized by MQA and JPA.
    The programme has received full accreditation from MQA since February 2016.
    Reference Number: MQA/FA4355
    Certificate Number: 14663
    Refer to the link :https://www2.mqa.gov.my/mqr/ 
  3. What are the advantages of the programme?
    The advantages of the programme:

    • Broad-based quality management programme (candidates from any degree are applicable to join this programme without any bridging course)
    • Industry driven curriculum-developed by the experts in both academic and industry to meet the market demand.
    • Career advancement (locally and abroad)
    • Learners will obtain 4 extra SIRIM Certifications (the following certificates will be issued upon successful completion of the programme as per SIRIM requirements)
      • Total Quality Fast Track Model Assessor
      • ISO 9001 Lead Auditor
      • Certified Quality Manager
      • Certified Quality Professional 
  4. Do I need to pay fees for the extra 4 certifications by SIRIM?
    No need. MQM students just need to pay for MQM fees to OUM.

  5. How many days of training for each of certifications?
    The certifications involve a total of 6 days of training with SIRIM Training Sdn Bhd. Upon completion of the second semester of the study, MQM learners will be invited to join the following:

    • ISO 9001: 2015 Lead Auditor (4 days)
    • Total Quality Fast Track Model –TQFTM (2 days)
      **Note that there will be an assessment at the end of each SIRIM training.Upon graduation, the following 2 certifications by SIRIM will be awarded to the MQM graduates (without training days):

      • Certified Quality Manager
      • Certified Quality Professional 
  6. What are the entry requirements for MQM?
              Normal Entry

    • Bachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate;
      OR
    • Bachelor degree in any field with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working 
      experience.
      OR
      APEL entry
    • Malaysian; AND
    • The candidate should be more than 30 years of age in the year of application; AND
    • Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
    • Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM; AND
    • Possess the following qualification:
      • STPM / Recognised Diploma; Or
      • Matriculation / Foundation (credit score 50-52 credits; CGPA grade 2.00 and above; minimum study period of one year); Or
      • A-Level (minimum of 3 courses; minimum grade E; duration of study at least 18 months); Or
      • International Baccalaureate Diploma (minimum of 6 courses and 3 required elements; minimum grade of 24 points and above; duration of study at least 2 years). 
  7. What is the mode of teaching for the programme?
    • MQM is a taught course program (Part-time for 2 years) where you are encouraged to attend the e-tutorial sessions conducted using video conferencing via Google Meet (10 sessions@10 hours per course) by E-Facilitator.
    • You will also be supported with the forum discussion under the learning platform (MyInspire) assisted by the e- facilitator. Assignment and modules will be uploaded in your MyInspire course.
    • You are recommended to register for 2 courses per semester.
    • You are required to submit assignments through online and sit for the take home final examination through online submission. Several courses will have fully coursework (Eg: Research Methodology) 
  8. What is the fees of the programme?
    The fee details are as per given in the Fees page in the programme website. https://www.oum.edu.my/portfolio-items/master-of-quality-management-2/ 
  9. What is the structure and courses under the programme?
    Refer to the link of the programme: https://www.oum.edu.my/portfolio-items/master-of-quality-management-2/
  10. What is the career pathway of the programme?
    Enhancing career as a Quality Manager, Quality Professional in QA department in any organization.

  11. What is the learning pathway of the programme?
    After completion of the programme, learner can continue to pursue education in the following OUM programmes:

    • Doctor of Philosophy (Science)
    • Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration)
    • Doctor of Business Administration
DR RAZIANA BINTI CHE AZIZ
DR RAZIANA BINTI CHE AZIZProgramme Director
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