OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology

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OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology

OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology


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.  


What’s Lcps providing?
  • Duration of the course you will be supported by tutor via our learning platform.
  • Assessment will be provided by the tutors to improve the learners’ achievements. This includes providing formative feedback.
  • Course materials include structured lecture notes, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge.
  • Assessment materials are accessible through our online learning platform.
  • A comprehensive e-library which contains recommended study texts and reference books for online reading.
  • Supervision of all modules.
  • Our online learning platform has multiplatform accessibility. London College of Professional Studies deliver  Othm coursesstraight to your smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop and students can study whenever or wherever they prefer.
  • Over 400 books in e-library
  • Friendly portal
  • Demo video


The programme is available in 2 duration modes: 6 Months 9 Months  

Course Delivery

The programme is  delivered:
  • Online
  • Blended Learning
  • In class

Entry Requirements

  • For entry onto the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology qualification, learners must possess:
  • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 4 diploma or equivalent recognised 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 centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)

Module Structure

The OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits  
Unit Ref. No. Unit title Credit GLH TQT
K/617/2276 Software Engineering 20 80 200
H/617/2275 Database Systems 20 80 200
D/617/2274 Advanced systems Analysis and Design 20 80 200
Y/617/2273 Management Information Systems 20 80 200
R/617/2272 Network Information Systems 20 80 200
L/617/2271 IT Project Management 20 80 200

Teaching Method And Style



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 Bachelor’s degree. For more information visit University Progressions page.


Assessment is via assignment submission

No Exams


This programme is accredited by Ofqual Awarding body (Othm)


Option 1

Single Payment = £1200

Option 2

Monthly Payment breakdown Initial Deposit ( including registration). = £250 5 Monthly installments = £190

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Course Fee

  • Lectures 0
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  • Duration 10 week
  • Skill level All Level
  • Max Students 70
  • Language English
  • £1200
  • £250
  • £190


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