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									                  INTERNATIONAL ISLAMIC UNIVERSITY MALAYSIA
                                 COURSE OUTLINE

Kulliyyah         Science

Department        Biomedical Science

Programme         Biomedical Science (BBiomedSc)

Course Title      Introduction to Quality Assurance

Course Code       SBM 2021

Status            Core Course

Level             Year Two Undergraduate

Credit Hours      1

Contact Hours     1 Lecture per week

Pre-requisites    Nil
(if any)

Co-requisites     Nil
(if any)

Instructional
Strategies




Course            Mid-Semester Examination        30%
Assessment        Quizzes                        10%
State weightage   Assignments                    10%
of each type of   Final Examination              50%
assessment.       TOTAL                         100%




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Instructor(s)     Assoc. Prof. Dr. Syed Zahir Idid
                  Tel: 03-61965445
                  Email: syedzahir@iiu.edu.my

                  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Syed Sheikh Almashoor,
                  Dep.Director General,
                  NAC, Petaling Jaya.
                  Email: SSheikh@lan.gov.my

                  Sr. Fariza Wan Abdullah,
                  Dep. Director,
                  Accreditation,
                  Dept. of Standards Malaysia, Putrajaya.
                  Email: Fariza@dsm.gov.my
Semester          Semester II
Offered
Course Synopsis   This course is an introduction into the principles and practice of Quality
                  Assurance [QA]. It will define what ‘quality’ is, and make known some of
                  the tools for assessing ‘quality’. Students will be taught the basic tools for
                  achieving quality and maintaining it. This will be applicable in general in
                  any situation but will be illustrated by cases of the applications of QA in
                  industry (exemplified by the education industry), or in an accredited lab
                  (e.g. SIRIM Bhd, or NPCB) .
Course            The objectives of the course are to :
Objectives         1. Define the meaning of terms in relation to Quality Assurance such as
                       quality, quality control, documentation, processes, auditing etc.
                   2. Briefly describe a few Quality standards such as ISO 9000 series,
                       TQM, GMP, GLP, SPC (statistical process control), Six Sigma etc.
                   3. Enable students to be aware of the procedures for maintaining the
                       Standard of education in Malaysia.
                   4. Describe a certification procedure for an analytical laboratory.
                   5. Make students realise that it is in the teaching of the Qur’an that part
                       of being a good Muslim is to always try for excellence in all good
                       endeavours.
Learning          At the end of the course, students are expected to be able to:
Outcomes           1. List down the general requirements for a lab to be accredited or
                       certified.
                   2. Write out the main features of ISO 2000
                   3. Write out the procedures for submission of a programme to be
                       certified by NAC or LAN.
                   4. State the functions of DSM and the importance of DSM to the
                       industry and elaborate on the programmes run by DSM.
                                     Content Outlines




                                             2
Weeks                         Topics                          Task/Reading
  1     Definitions of terminologies
        such as quality, Quality Assurance, Quality control
        etc. Some background knowledge into the history and   Notes given.
        the need of QA.
  2     Introduction to some quality standards                 --do--
        such as ISO 9000 series, Total Quality Management
        (TQM), Good Laboratory Practice (GLP), GALP
        and one or two other.
  3     QA in Organisations (1) ----                           Notes given
        ISO 9000 & TQM

  4     QA in Organisations (2) ----                           --do--
        Statistical Process Control (SPC) and Six Sigma

  5     QA and DSM () ----                                     --do--
        GLP and Benchmarking

  6     QA and DSM (1) ---                                     --do--
        Malaysian Standards

  7     QA and DSM (2) ---                                     --do--
        Std. Akreditasi Makmal Malaysia

  9     QA in Education ---                                    --do--
        National Accreditation Agency(1)

 10     QA in Education ---                                    --do--
        National Accreditation Agency(2)

 11     QA in Education ---                                    --do--
        National Accreditation Agency (3).

 12     QA in Forensic lab.                                     --do--


 13     QA in the Pharmaceutical Industry                      --do--


 14     Biopharmaceutical Compliance programme                 --do--




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References           Required
                     1. Publications of NATA i.e.
                        http://www.nata.asn.au/index.php
                     2. Publications from Institute of Quality Assurance,UK i.e.
                        http://www.iqa.org/publication/
                     3. Notes from DSM
                     4. Notes from LAN
                     Recommended


Proposed Start       Semester II, 2005/2006 session
Date (Semester)

Batch of             Batch of 2005
Students to be
Affected

    Prepared by:                           Checked by:                         Approved by:

  __________________                   __________________                   ______________
  (                  )                 (               )                    (Dean/ Director)


  NOTE:
   1.   The course outlines should reflect the course description/synopsis and Islamic mission of
        the university as well as to provide the room for Islamic critique.
   2.   Latest editions of textbooks and references should be used unless otherwise necessary or
        if the course is classical in nature. Please check with the library to ensure that the books
        are up-to-date and incorporating the latest edition.
   3.   The reference lists shall be presented in accordance with APA bibliographic practices and
        in alphabetical order.
   4.   The reference title shall be italicised or underlined or bold. If in doubt, please consult the
        Librarian.
   5.   Proposed new course outlines should be presented to the Senate Standing Committee for
        approval at least four months prior to the course offering.
   6.   Any changes to the course outlines must be reported back to the Standing Senate
        Committee two months prior to the course offering.




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