Medical Software Quality Assurance (Level 8 NFQ, 15 ECTs)

Date: 1st November 2019 -
31st January 2020
Time: 09:00 - 17:00
Duration: 5 days plus online learning
Venue: University of Limerick
Address: Limerick
Event details

Medical Software Quality Assurance (Level 8 NFQ, 15 ECTs)

The Medical Software Quality Assurance Programme was designed specifically to meet the growing needs of member companies for qualified software quality assurance professionals who are knowledgeable in the necessary Software Quality Standards and Regulations.

This programme will provide learners 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. 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. The focus of the programme is Medical Device Software (both standalone software which is a medical device and software which is part of a medical device). The course is also relevant to the verification and validation of software used in the medtech regulated environment. 

Certification: Accredited by University of Limerick to Level 8 NFQ with 15ECTS.

Delivery:  Blended learning with 5 classroom days plus online learning and project work over a 15 week period.

Start Date: 1st November 2019

Classroom days:

  • 02nd December 2019
  • 09th December 2019
  • 03rd January 2020
  • 06th January 2020
  • 20th January 2020

 Location: University of Limerick


  • Module 1:  Foundations in Software Testing (9 ECTs) *Module 1 follows the ISTQB Foundations syllabus in preparation for the ISTQB exam.
  • Module 2:  Software Quality Assurance Standards (6 ECTs)

Entry Requirements: An existing 3rd Level qualification (certification, diploma, degree) at minimum Level 7 is desired. 

Member Price:   €2,500 

Non-member Price:  €3,500 

Per delegate: €2,500.00
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