OTHM Level 6 Diploma in IT


The OTHM Level 6 Online Diploma in IT (Information Technology) course is to develop each learner into a self-assured, independent thinker who has a thorough understanding of information technology and the ability to change quickly at the junior or middle management level and move up to higher management within their company or industry. This IT course is perfect for students who have begun or intend to begin careers in the public or private sector of business.


What’s WFC College 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. Information Technology Courses.
  • 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. Diploma in Information Technology
  • Supervision of all modules.
  • Our online learning platform has multiplatform accessibility. Westfield College delivers  OTHM courses straight to your smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop and students can study whenever or wherever they prefer.
  • Over 400 books in the e-library
  • Friendly portal
  • Demo video

OTHM Level 6 Diploma in IT

Online, distance learning

Start dates and duration:
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Tuition fees and funding:
Total course cost is £10,250 split equally across the duration of your course (full and part-time).
For UK students: you can apply for a non-means-tested government master’s loan.

Entry requirements:
2:2 honours degree and above or equivalent – from a recognised institution.
English language: IELTS Level 6.5 or above with no element below 6.0 (or equivalent).

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Entry Requirements

  • For entry onto this qualification, learners must possess:
  • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 5 diploma or equivalent recognised qualification
  • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course.

Module Structure

This Diploma in IT Level 6 from OTHM consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits

Unit Ref. No.Unit titleCreditGLHTQT
R/617/3034Advanced Computer Networks2080200
Y/617/3035Advanced Data Analytics2080200
D/617/3036Advanced Database Management Systems2080200
H/617/3037Management Information Systems2080200
K/617/3038Computers, Society and Law2080200
M/617/3039Computing Projects2080200


Students who successfully complete the Diploma in IT course have the option to move on to a variety of related  OTHM Level 7 Diploma courses, among other academic advancements. The development of this Level 6 Diploma in IT was done with career advancement and professional recognition in mind. The Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, which approves and regulates this qualification, allows learners to achieve direct entry into a relevant Master’s degree programme. Visit the University Progressions page for further details.


Assessment is via assignment submission.

No Exams


The programme is accredited by OTHM regulated by Ofqual

If you have any questions and want to know the fees please email us or call us

Phone: +44 (0) 203 771 5653
Email: admissions@westfieldcollege.co.uk

Not sure how these qualifications translate to the UK equivalents, but this is the entry criteria we have for this programme:


Full time

Complete your degree in the shortest possible time and study flexibly – when and where suits you!


You’ll study 9 modules in total (approx. 37 hrs/week).

Part time option one

Study for a degree whilst fitting it around your work, care and other life commitments.


You’ll study 6 modules per year (approx. 25 hrs/week).

Part time option two

Take time to study and spread the tuition fees over a longer period – at no extra cost.


You’ll study 4–5 modules per year (approx. 19 hrs/week).

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