Benefits for the employer

There are a number of benefits to enrolling your staff onto the QbD course, whether to study an individual module to meet a specific training need or to gain a full qualification.

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Course uniqueness

  • Your employees can learn the practical application of Quality by Design by involvement in this unique collaboration between industry and academia
  • Employees can watch lecturers and case studies presented by industry experts working within the pharmaceutical industry and supply chain

Employee knowledge increase

  • Employees can gain an increased knowledge in a specific area for enhanced understanding within the workplace
  • New employees can be up-skilled within a specific area
  • Existing employees can be up-skilled within specific areas to meet a changing company direction
  • Employees can gain knowledge, skills and experience in this rapidly developing key area of pharmaceutical development and manufacturing

Business benefits

  • Employees have increased knowledge and understanding of QbD to assist changes in company direction within the workplace
  • Employees have a better understanding of QbD to enable implementation into your business
  • Studies can form part of company CPD needs
  • Employees learn in a flexible environment online at home or at work therefore studying can be undertaken at an appropriate time to meet employment needs and deadlines

Training and qualifications

  • Studying QbD can form part of employees’ Continued Professional Development
  • Employees can gain university credits or a full post-graduate qualification in the form of a PG Cert, PG Dip or MSc providing a more qualified workforce
  • Employees can study as much or as little as required. Students can study a single module to meet your specific training needs or a full qualification to provide greater depth of understanding and knowledge.
  • Part-time study enables your employees to study around work commitments


  • Online learning means employees can study at a time suitable to meet work commitments
  • Web-based study enables employees to undertake the course internationally studying at a time and pace to suit your needs