Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology

OTHM RQF Level 4


The objective of the OTHM RQF 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 in Information Technology or Business. Successful completion of the Level 4 Diploma in Information Technology will provide learners with the opportunity to progress to further study or employment.


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.

Course Outline and Study Units

   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)

Duration and Delivery

The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year (12 calendar months) for full-time study. However, being a distance learning course, students can plan their study duration according to their requirements and preferences. This therefore implies that students can either finish the course earlier or else lengthen the duration.

Assessment Method

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

Entry Requirements

   Relevant Level 3 Diploma or two years working experiance
   Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
   Learners must be confident in the English language because all learning material, all lessons and all related communication are delivered in English

What's included?

   Course Notes in the form eBooks
   Video Lessons
   Worksheets with model answers
   A dedicated tutor available for one-to-one support via calls, virtual meetings, chats and emails
   A mentor for any required support

Course Fee

€ 2000
Fee includes registration with OTHM and all learning material including hard copy notes, video lessons, access to our digital library, one-to-one support via a dedicated tutor, and a mentor.

Fill in the form below to start your diploma enrolment process. Payment is carried out via a secure link the we will send you once we confirm that you are eligible to read this diploma.

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