Information Technology Pathway

EIE Institute of Education's qualifications are 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 qualifications are ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, an I.T. career in the private or public sector business, both in Malta and even abroad. Our I.T. pathway is made up as follows:  

  • MQF Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology - 1 year 

Leading to 

  • MQF Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology - 1 year

Leading to

  • MQF Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology - 1 year

Leading to

  • MSc IT Service Management  - 2 years 


Students can start from any level depending on the current qualifications that they possess. Please check our Information Technology Courses below.

Diploma in Information Technology L4 & L5

Levels 4 & 5 Diploma in Information Technology

COURSE DESCRIPTION


The objective of the OTHM Level 4 / 5 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 / 5 Diploma in Information Technology will provide learners with the opportunity to progress to further study or employment.


The Level 4 modules and assignments of this course are equivalent to the first year of a University Degree and the Level 5 modules and assignments are equivalent to the second year of a University Degree.


This course is made up of 6 Level 4 modules (120 credits) and 6 level 5 modules (120 credits). Each level also includes 6 written assignments. 


If a student decides to only study at Level 4 they will receive 120 credits and can apply for an exemption from the first year of a university Degree course. Each module consists of approximately 80 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours of optional learning material. These materials comprise recommended exercises, recommended readings and internet resources.


The Diplomas are awarded by OTHM. 


This course is offered by EIE Institute of Education, through Concordia Global International, an OTHM accredited Centre. 



Other Course Information

ELIGIBILITY


To enrol onto the Level 4 course, you must be at least 18 years of age and have a full secondary education. Before enrolling onto the Level 5 course, you must have attained a Level 4 or equivalent.


CAREER PATH


The Level 4 / 5 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 including OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology.


ASSESSMENT


The OTHM Level 4/5 Diploma in Information Technology has 6 modules and 6 written assignments at each level. On completion of the modules, students will be given the assignment questions. The assignments are approximately 3000-5000 words each. 


COURSE FEES


Academic Year 1 - Euro 7,500 Academic Year 2 - Euro 7,500 



FUNDING


This course is eligible for funding under the Get Qualified Scheme. Upon Successful completion of the course, students will be able to recover up to 70% of expenses on both the registration and tuition fees paid when starting the course. (Click here for more information)


PROGRESSION ROUTE


Holders of this Diploma are eligible to progress to the following programmes: 


  • OTHM Level 6  Diploma in Information Technology (see below)


  • ..... and more




Module Listings

Level 4 Modules: 


 

  • Programming Foundations (20 credits)


  • Systems Analysis and Design (20 credits)


  • Web and Multimedia Applications (20 credits)


  • Computer and Network Technology (20 credits)


  • Software Development (20 credits)


  • Managing Business Information (20 credits)


For further information about learning outcomes, learning and assessment procedures for each module of the Level 4 course, kindly click here to download OTHM's detailed course information document. 


Level 5 Modules :


  • Software Engineering (20 credits)


  • Database Systems (20 credits)


  • Advanced Systems Analysis and Design (20 credits)


  • Management Information Systems (20 credits)


  • Network Information Systems (20 credits)


  • IT Project Management (20 credits)


For further information about learning outcomes, learning and assessment procedures for each module of the Level 5 course, kindly click here to download OTHM's detailed course information document.


RECOGNITION 


The Level 4 / 5 Diploma in  

Information Technology  is awarded by OTHM and is recognised by NCFHE at MQF Level 5. 



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Diploma in Business Management L6

Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology

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.


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. Materials comprise recommended exercises, recommended readings and internet resources.


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.



Other Course Information

ELIGIBILITY


To enrol onto the Level 6 course, you must be at least 18 years of age and have a full secondary education, and have attained a Level 5 Diploma or equivalent qualification in Information Technology.


CAREER PATH


Successful completion of the full Level 6 Diploma in  

Information Technology and any further level, will give students the right credentials to go on and apply for a job in Management.


ASSESSMENT


The OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Information Technology has 6 modules and 6 written assignments at each level. On completion of the modules, students will be given the assignment questions. The assignments are approximately 3000-5000 words each. 


COURSE FEES


Academic Year - Euro 7,500 

 

FUNDING


This course is eligible for funding under the Get Qualified Scheme. Upon Successful completion of the course, students will be able to recover up to 70% of expenses on both the registration and tuition fees paid when starting the course. (Click here for more information)


RECOGNITION 


The Level 6 Diploma in  

Information Technology is awarded by OTHM and is recognised by NCFHE at MQF Level 6. 


This course is offered by EIE Institute of Education, through Concordia Global International, an OTHM accredited Centre. 

Module Listings

  • Advanced Computer Networks (20 credits)


  • Advanced Data Analytics (20 credits)


  • Advanced Database Management Systems (20 credits)


  • Management Information Systems (20 credits)


  • Computers, Society and Law (20 credits)


  • Computing Projects (20 credits)


For further information about learning outcomes, learning and assessment procedures for each module of the Level 6 course, kindly click here to download OTHM's detailed course information document.


PROGRESSION ROUTE


Holders of this Diploma are eligible to progress to the following programmes:   



  • Various Master degree programmes in Information Technology offered by reputable International Universities 






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