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 â€˜business readyâ€™: 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.
For entry onto the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology qualification, learners must possess: Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 4 diploma or equivalent recognized qualification, Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course, Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery center regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
The OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits. Unit Ref. No. K/617/2276 Software Engineering Credit: 20, GLH: 80, TQT: 200 H/617/2275 Database Systems Credit: 20, GLH: 80, TQT: 200 D/617/2274 Advanced systems Analysis and Design Credit: 20, GLH: 80, TQT: 200 Y/617/2273 Management Information Systems Credit: 20, GLH: 80, TQT: 200 R/617/2272 Network Information Systems Credit: 20, GLH: 80, TQT: 200 L/617/2271 IT Project Management Credit: 20, GLH: 80, TQT: 200
Successful completion of Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into Final year of a three-year UK Bachelorâ€™s degree. For more information visit University Progressions page.