OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology

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Overview

This Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology is designed to balance the academic and vocational subjects in order to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to play a significant role in IT organisations. This program also ensures that each learner is a confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of Information Technology, and equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change at a junior or middle management level and aspiring into higher management within their organisation or industry. The qualification is ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private or public sector business as IT practitioner or technician in the area of business systems, user support, networking and software development. OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 6 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Bachelor’s Degrees with Honours, Bachelor’s Degrees, Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates.

About OTHM

OTHM Qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) and recognised by Qualifications Wales. OTHM qualifications has assembled a reputation for maintaining significant skills in a wide range of job roles and industries which comprises Business Studies, Leadership, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Health and Social Care, Information Technology, Accounting and Finance, Logistics and Supply Chain Management. OTHM has progression arrangement with several UK universities that acknowledges the ability of learners after studying Level 3-7 qualifications to be considered for advanced entry into corresponding degree year/top up and Master’s/top-up programmes.

Entry requirements

  • Learners must be 18 years or more
  • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 5 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent qualification
  • Learners over 21 with relevant management experience
  • International students whose first language is not in English, they will need to have score of 5.5 or above in IELTS Examination or equivalent.

Qualification structure

The OTHM Level 6 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.

Unit Ref. No. Unit title Credit GLH TQT
R/617/3034 Advanced Computer Networks 20 80 200
Y/617/3035 Advanced Data Analytics 20 80 200
D/617/3036 Advanced Database Management Systems 20 80 200
H/617/3037 Management Information Systems 20 80 200
K/617/3038 Computers, Society and Law 20 80 200
M/617/3039 Computing Projects 20 80 200

Delivery Method

In Ascent School of Management London, Learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience as we provide various flexible delivery methods to its learners which include blended learning, online learning and distance learning. The program is self-paced and accomplished through our advanced Learning Management System. Learners are able to interact with tutors by messaging through the Learning Management System to discuss the course materials, provide guidance and assistance with the assignments.

Assessments and Award

  • Time-constrained scenario-based assignments
  • No examinations

Progression

Learners completing the OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology will allow progress to: 


  • Will be eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Master’s degree programmes; or
  • Directly into employment in an associated profession.

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