OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology (RQF) / 120 credits

 

Qualification Number: 603/3613/4

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The objective of the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for a career in a range of organisations. It is 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 4 Diploma in Information Technology will provide learners with the opportunity to progress to further study or employment.

EQUIVALENCES:

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 4 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Higher National Certificates (HNC) and Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.

QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE:

The OTHM Level 4 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.

KEY FACTS:

  • Qualification Title: OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology
  • Ofqual Reference Number: 603/3613/4
  • Course Start Date: January, April, June, September
  • Total Credit Value: 120 credits
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 1200 Hours
  • Language of Assessment: English
  • Overall Grading Type: Pass or Fail

COURSE DURATION

  • 6 to 9 month

COURSE DELIVERY

  • Online
  • Flexible Distributed Learning

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

For entry onto the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology qualification, learners must possess:

  • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 Award/Diploma or equivalent recognised qualification
  • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
  • English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.

COURSE CONTENT                                        

Unit Ref. No.

Mandatory Units

Credit

GLH

 TQT

A/617/2265

Programming Foundations

20

80

200

F/617/2266

Systems Analysis and Design

20

80

200

J/617/2267 W

Web and Multimedia Applications

20

80

200

L/617/2268

Computer and Network Technology

20

80

200

R/617/2269

Software Development

20

80

200

J/617/2270

Managing Business Information

20

80

200

 ASSESSMENT:

  • The assessment is done via submission of assignment. There are no written exams.

ACCREDITATION

  • The programme is awarded OTHM - an awarding body by the UK Government’s regulator - OfQual.

HOW TO REGISTER/ ENROL?

To make an application to the course please email the below documents to admissions@citycollegeoxford.co.uk

  • Complete Applications Form
  • Passport
  • Previous qualifications
  • CV
  • Personal Statement

FEE STRUCTURE AND PAYMENT PLANS

  • Contact us for the fees and the payment plan

PROGRESSION

Successful completion of Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions including OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology.

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