LMQ Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology is designed to provide, focused and specialist courses, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate, with a clear work- related emphasis. There is a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding in the sector. They are particularly suitable for more mature learners who wish to follow a programme of study that is directly related to their work experience or to an aspect of employment that they wish to move into in due course. On successful completion of these qualification, national recognition by employers enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study in the vocational area.
This is a stand-alone qualification, but there are entry requirements. Applicants must have obtained one of the following:
LMQ Level 6 Graduate Diploma in IT or any Level 6 recognized Qualification accepted by LMQ education board. Or Overseas qualifications, has judged by UK NARIC, to be equivalent in standard to a level 6 qualification in the UK (or higher). Or 3 years of senior management work experience in the IT sector in a reputed organization.
This qualification is equivalent to the following:
Framework for higher education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland
- Master’s Degrees, Integrated Master’s Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificates
Regulated Qualifications Framework for England and Northern Ireland
- Technical/Vocational Qualifications Level 7
Credit and Qualifications Framework for Wales
- Master’s Degrees, Vocational Qualifications, Postgraduate Certificates, Apprenticeships
National Framework of Qualifications for Ireland
- Master’s Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas
Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework
- Master’s Degrees, Integrated Master’s Degrees, Professional Apprenticeships, SVQ, PDA, Postgraduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificates, Award
LMQ Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Information Technology qualification enables learners to progress into master’s degree Top Up programme in the relevant discipline or continue their further study at the same level or above. The students are eligible to progress to Master’s top-up at many universities in the UK and overseas with advanced standing. Click here to see the progression opportunities.
LMQ Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Information technology qualification consists of six mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Notional Learning Hours (NLH) for the completed qualification.
Notional Learning Hours (NLH) is defined as Notional learning hours include all the learning activities that are required to achieve the learning outcomes.
Credit value is defined as being the number of credits that may be awarded to a Learner for the successful achievement of the learning outcomes of a unit. One credit is equal to 10 hours of NLH.
|L/PDIT/7001 Advanced Computer Communications
|L/ PDIT/7002 Collaboration and Communication Technologies
|L/ PDIT/7003 Computer Security
|L/ PDIT/7004 Software Project Management
|L/ PDIT/7005 Web Programming
|L/ PDIT/7006 Operations Research and Modelling
This qualification is expected to be delivered minimum of 12 months for full-time study. Centres should make sure the Total Qualification Times (TQM) or National Learning Hours (NLH) are covered as per the qualification requirements. This programme is flexible and delivered face-to-face, distance learning, through lectures, tutorials, seminars.