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Master's in Engineering and Quality Management (MEGQ)

A3ES Accreditation

Certifications

Brief description

Career prospects

Operation

Applications

Contacts

 

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A3ES Accreditation
On April 18 of 2013, the Agency for Assessment and Accreditation of Higher Education - A3ES decided to unconditionally accredit MEGQ, for a period of 5 years, in accordance with the recommendation and justification formed by the corresponding External Assessment Team.
More information on the reports compiled by A3ES.
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Certifications
Students who successfully finish the curricular part of the program are entitled to the following certificates:

Advanced training degree certificate in Engineering and Quality Management (issued by UMinho),




Qualification of internal auditor of Quality ISO 9001, course with access to people certification - SGS Portugal. This certification is issued by SGS Portugal as part of the Seminar Course. The issuance of the certificate is dependent on the frequency and approval at SGS Seminars.


Metrology training certificate - Portuguese Association for Quality (APQ). This certification is issued by APQ within the scope of the Seminar Course Unit. The issuance of the certificate is dependent on the frequency and approval at the APQ Seminars.

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Brief description
The Master's in Engineering and Quality Management highlights engineering and management techniques applied to planning and improvement of products and services and planning, control and improvement of process quality.
 
With curricular content focused on subject areas of great importance for the Master's in Engineering and Quality Management, MEGQ provides advanced training focusing in two key points: (i) improvement of process and product quality and (ii) in the integration of Quality management on organisational management
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Career prospects
A professional holding a Master’s in Engineering and Quality Management may perform specific tasks in every type of organisations, from industries to services and public companies to private companies).  According to the American Society for Quality these are some of the popular tasks:

  • Quality Manager - create or manage a quality management system to achieve organisational excellence.
  • Quality Engineer - perform the activities of quality planning, management and improvement of process and products .
  • Quality Auditor - evaluate and improve quality management systems

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Operation
Place: UMinho, Escola de Engenharia, Campus de Azurém, Guimarães
Language of learning/assessment: Portuguese
Duration: 4 semestres
Regime: daytime
Schedule:
  alunos.uminho.pt.
Classroom hours: 16 hours per week
Beginning of 2020/21 academic activities: October 2020

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Applications

For more information regarding applications, please consult this website in Portuguese.

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Contacts
Secretariat
Ana Rita Rodrigues megq@dps.uminho.pt  (+351) 253 510 342
Office: CA-11-02-46-47

Directive Committee
Cristina Rodrigues (DIRECTORA) – megq@dps.uminho.pt 
Filipa D. Vieira
Eusébio Nunes

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