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

Date: 29th November 2019 -
22nd February 2020
Time: 09:00 - 16:30
Duration: 5 days plus online learning
Venue: University of Limerick & Online
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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: 29 November 2019 (Online Learning begins)

Classroom days:

  • 06th January 2020 (Monday)
  • 13th January 2020 (Monday)
  • 20th January 2020 (Monday)
  • 08th February 2020 (Saturday)
  • 22nd February 2020 (Saturday)

 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 


For more information please contact / 01 605 1537


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