About the Programme

LMQ Level 4 Advanced National Certificate in Information Technology programmes have been designed to provide a broad understanding of information technology and the environment in which they operate. Candidates who achieve these qualifications may study further academic and professional qualifications or embark on an administrative, managerial or commercial career in their relevant field.

LMQ Level 5 Advanced National Diploma in Information Technology has a strong managerial focus which helps successful candidates to progress to management roles. In addition, the wide range of options enables candidates to progress to specialist roles such as human resource management, marketing, and financial services.

Programme Modules

Unit Number Unit Name Credits
L/ANCICT/4001 IT and Society 12
L/ANCICT/4002 Computer Systems and Software 12
L/ANCICT/4003 Computer Programming 12
L/ANCICT/4004 Relational Database Systems 12
L/ANCICT/4005 Software Engineering 12
L/ANCICT/4006 Systems Analysis and Design 12
L/ANCICT/4007 E-commerce Applications 12
L/ANCICT/4008 Human Computer Interaction 12
L/ANCICT/4009 Information Systems Theory and Practice 12
L/ANCICT/4010 Management Information Systems 12

Entry Requirements

LMQ Level 3 Foundation Diploma or GCE Advanced Level qualification with three passes. Any qualification which is at Level 3 or above, as notified on the NQF or QCF of the United Kingdom or SCQF Level 5 and 6 in Business Management or relevant national qualifications awards at SCQF or any overseas qualifications, as judged by UK NARIC, to be equivalent in standard to a level 3 qualification in the UK (or higher).

Delivery and Assessment

This qualification will be delivered a minimum of 12 months for full-time study. The Total Qualification Times (TQM) or Notional Learning Hours (NLH) will be covered as per the qualification requirements. This programme is flexible and can be delivered face-to-face or distance learning.

‘Notional learning hours’ are the estimated learning time taken by the ‘average’ student to achieve the specified learning outcomes of the course unit or programme. They are therefore not a precise measure but provide students with an indication of the amount of study and degree of commitment expected.


Awarded by

London Management Qualifications (LMQ), United Kingdom