MQF LEVEL 6 Diploma in Information Technology Ofqual no: 603/3789/8

Course Length
1 academic year

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Awarding body
Language English
Location Learnkey address as location of course being held

€3500.00 (EU / Maltese)
€6500.00 (NON EU)
MQF LEVEL 6 Diploma in Information Technology Ofqual no: 603/3789/8
(120 UK Credits | 60 ECTS) GET 70% BACK through the Get Qualified Scheme


The objective of the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for a career in a range of organisations. It designed to ensure that each learner is ‘business ready’: a confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of Information Technology, and equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change.

The qualification is ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private or public sector business. Successful completion of the Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology will provide learners with the opportunity to progress to further study or employment.

Mandatory Units

  • Advanced Computer Networks (20 UK Credits | 10 ECTS)
  • Advanced-Data Analytics (20 UK Credits | 10 ECTS)
  • Advanced Database Management Systems (20 UK Credits | 10 ECTS)
  • Management Information Systems (20 UK Credits | 10 ECTS)
  • Computers, Society and Law (20 UK Credits | 10 ECTS)
  • Computing Projects (20 UK Credits | 10 ECTS)


OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 5 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities, and competencies assessed in academic terms as equivalent to Foundation Degrees, Higher National Diploma (HND) and Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor's degree.

Qualification Structure

The OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Duration and Delivery

The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study, but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning.

The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance, online by approved centres only.

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