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ES969 - Quality, Reliability and Maintenance

  • Module code: ES969
  • Module name: Quality, Reliability and Maintenance
  • Department: Warwick Manufacturing Group
  • Credit: 10

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This course module treats quality, reliability and maintenance as integral parts of manufacturing, showing how philosophies, systems, employee involvement, techniques and technology should all contribute to improving quality and reducing costs.

Principal learning outcomes

"On completion of the module, participants will be capable of: Discussing the implications and philosophies of Quality and Continuous improvement; Identifying appropriate applications for and use of quality tools and techniques. Understanding the importance of and approaches to managing quality throughout the product life cycle; Understanding the concepts of reliability and the fundamental differences between mechanical, electronic and software reliability; Describing the efficient management of the maintenance function and recognising the potential for profit improvement."

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/wmg/education/wmgmasters/structure/modules/qrm/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
10 CATS (Module code: ES969-10)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed work as specified by department 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core
  • Postgraduate Supply Chain and Logistics Management (awarded jointly with Hong Kong Polytechnic University) (H7BG) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management (H7Q0) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management (H7Q1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management (Hong Kong) (H7Q4) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management (HKPU) (H7Q5) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management (Yildiz Technical University) (H7Q6) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering & Management (China) (H7Q7) - Year 1
Optional
  • Postgraduate International Trade, Strategy and Operations (H1NB) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (H1P1) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management (H1P2) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (H1P7) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (India) (H1PD) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught International Technology Management (H1PU) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (H1X6) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management for Defence and Security (H1Y4) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Service Management and Design (Hong Kong) (H1Y9) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Engineering Business Management (Malaysia) (H1ZK) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (H1ZW) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Sustainable Automotive Engineering (H33K) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught International Technology Management (Hong Kong) (H6C4) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Process Industry Business Management (H7A9) - Year 1
  • Taught Postgraduate Manufacturing Systems Engineering (H7P0) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Manufacturing Systems Engineering (H7P5) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Process Business Management (H7P8) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Process Business Management (H7PB) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in Process Business Management (H7PC) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Home Fees) (H7PD) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Supply Chain and Logistics Management (Overseas and Self-Financing) (H7PE) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Programme and Project Management (Hong Kong) (H7PT) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Engineering Business Management (Russia) (H7PV) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Award in International Technology Management (HKIPA) (H7PZ) - Year 1