Medical Software Quality Assurance (Level 8, 15 ECTs)

Date: 26th November 2020 -
25th March 2021
Time: 00:00 - 00:00
Duration: 14 weeks
Venue: Virtual classroom & self-paced online learning
Event details:

Medical Software Quality Assurance (Level 8, 15 ECTs)


The Medical Software Quality Assurance 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 state of the art regulatory requirements and quality management systems. This includes standalone software which is a medical device, software which is part of a medical device, medical device apps and for software used in the MedTech regulated environment. Upon completion 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.

This course will be accredited by University of Limerick to Level 8 NFQ with 15ECTs

  • Module 1: Foundations of Software Testing - 6ECTs
  • Module 2: Software Quality Assurance Standards - 9 ECTs

*Module One follows the Internation Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB) syllabus. In addition to sitting the UL exam, learners will also have the option to sit the official ISTQB exam, should they choose, to achieve the professional ISTQB qualification.


The programme will be delivered over approximately 14 weeks through online classes, self-paced eLearning, and project work. Online classes will take place on Tuesday and Thursday.
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.

Online Introduction: 26 November 2020

Module 1:
Self-paced eLearning:
- 26 November 2020 – 06 January 2021
Online Classroom: (90 minutes)
- 12, 14, 19 January 2021

Module 2:
Online Classroom: (90 minutes)
- 02, 04, 09, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 February 2021
- 02, 04, 09, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 March 2021


Member cost: €2,250

Non-member cost: €3,800


For more information please see the attached programme brochure or contact 


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