OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology (RQF) / 120 credits

 

Qualification Number: 603/3789/8

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology is designed to ensure 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.

EQUIVALENCES:

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.

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.

KEY FACTS:

  • Qualification Title: OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology
  • Ofqual Reference Number: 603/3789/8
  • 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

  • Full Time 
  • Block Delivery 
  • Flexible Distributed Learning

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

For entry onto the OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology qualification, learners must possess:

  • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 5 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

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

 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

This Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology qualification has been developed with career progression and professional recognition in mind. Successful completion of this qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide range of academic progressions.

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