OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Project Management

Qualification Number: 610/1776/0

COURSE LEVEL
Level 5 Ext
COURSE TYPE
Endorsed Course
AWARDING BODY
OTHM
DURATION
1 Year
STUDY METHOD
Online Self-Paced
CERTIFICATE
Available to Purchase Separately
Assessment Method
Internal assessment then external verification by OTHM

Overview

The objective of the OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Project Management is to develop a learner’s practical project management skills and prepare them to work in a wide range of contexts.

Learners will study level 4 and 5 units, worth 120 credits per academic year with a total credit value of 240 credits (equivalent to the first 2 years of an honours degree).

The Level 4 units provide an introduction to relevant project management principles and practice. These units include both theoretical and practical content, and learners will be able to gain knowledge and skills in the areas of project management, people management, and business finance as well as business marketing. They will also learn about the importance of reflecting on their current practice, identifying their own learning needs and professional development.

The Level 5 units give learners the opportunity to progress in specific subject areas. Learners will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of operations management, project quality management, business strategy, responsible business practices, project planning and execution and digital business practices..

Course Outline

The OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Project Management qualification consists of 12 mandatory units, 240 credits, 2400 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and the recommended Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for this qualification is a minimum of 1200 hours.

To achieve the OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Project Management learners must achieve 240 credits, of which 120 credits are at Level 4 (6 units) and 120 credits are at Level 5 (6 units).

Mandatory units

  • Level 4: 6 Mandatory units
  • Principles of Project Management (20 credits)
  • People Management (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Business Finance (20 credits)
  • Fundamentals of Management in Projects (20 credits)
  • Business Marketing (20 credits)
  • Personal and Professional Development (20 credits)
  • Level 5: 6 Mandatory units
  • Operations Management in Projects (20 credits)
  • Project Quality Management (20 credits)
  • Business Strategy and Sustainability (20 credits)
  • Responsible Business Practices (20 credits)
  • Project Planning, Execution and Evaluation (20 credits)
  • Digital Business Practices (20 credits)

 

Requirements

These qualifications are designed for learners who are typically aged 18 and above.

The entry profile for learners is likely to include at least one of the following:

  • Relevant Level 3 Diploma qualification or equivalent qualification
  • GCE Advanced level in 2 subjects or equivalent qualification
  • Mature learners (over 21) with relevant management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the Programme)

English requirement

If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country, they must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit the English Language Expectations page on the OTHM website..

 

Who is This Course For?

The objective of the OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Project Management is to develop a learner’s practical project management skills and prepare them to work in a wide range of contexts.

Learners will study level 4 and 5 units, worth 120 credits per academic year with a total credit value of 240 credits (equivalent to the first 2 years of an honours degree).

The Level 4 units provide an introduction to relevant project management principles and practice. These units include both theoretical and practical content, and learners will be able to gain knowledge and skills in the areas of project management, people management, and business finance as well as business marketing. They will also learn about the importance of reflecting on their current practice, identifying their own learning needs and professional development.

The Level 5 units give learners the opportunity to progress in specific subject areas. Learners will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of operations management, project quality management, business strategy, responsible business practices, project planning and execution and digital business practices.

 

Assessment

All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the center and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgment that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the Assessor.

The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgment of the learners’ overall achievement has been arrived at.

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Accreditation

London College for Professionals Offers Endorsed Courses by OTHM UK and under OTHM Endorsed Provision.

OTHM Endorsed Provision

London College for Professionals has designed and developed its courses under the guidance and supervision by OTHM to ensure that its courses meet the high standards quality criteria.

About OTHM

UK based Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). We have a network of numerous delivery centres globally to deliver our qualifications. OTHM has established strong academic relationships in the UK and overseas to ensure that OTHM qualifications are recognized globally.

The local and international recognition has enabled OTHM graduates to enhance their employability skills as well as allowing them to join degree and/or Master top-up programmes.

Certification

Upon successfully passing the course, the learner must pay for a Certificate of Completion from LCFP (either in PDF format or Hardcopy) or an Endorsed Diploma from OTHM (Hardcopy).

Payment Plan
Mode of Study (Online)
Option 1: Full Payment
Fee1500
Fee Discounted 1300
Option 2: Instalment Plan
Initial Deposit500
Instalments4 Monthly Instalments @250 per month (UK Based Companies 20% VAT Exclusive) 

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