Online Diploma in IT and Networking (MQF Level 5)

🏆 Study Online in Malta with an MQF Level 5 Diploma in IT and Networking. Designed for the IT field in Malta.

Study Anytime. Pay Monthly. 1-to-1 Tutoring. Online. Get 70% Back with the Get Qualified Scheme in Malta.

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Course Level


Course Duration

10 - 15 Months


Part Time

Learning Style


Monthly Fee


About This Course

The MQF Level 5 Diploma in IT and Networking is a fully-online and part-time program, tailored to enhance your education and advance your career prospects in the IT sector, both in Malta and Globally. The course has special emphasis on Networks, .NET programming, system administration, and security.

Curated by Elephant & Cross course advisors in line with the dynamic IT landscape in Malta, this course prepares you for diversified roles in multiple areas, ranging from programming to entrepreneurship in the technology domain.

💡 Dive Deep

Venture into Information Technology with this MQF Level 5 Diploma. Grasp the core principles of IT in diverse business environments, from the intricacies of .NET programming to the ever-important arena of network security. Furthermore, the Networking specialisation lets you focus on one of the most in-demand areas in modern business.

🌍 Hands-On

Experience real-world applications firsthand. We offer not just theoretical knowledge but also the hands-on skills that make you a sought-after IT professional, both in Malta and internationally.

🚀 Digital Mastery

By the end of this course, your proficiency will span across a range of IT areas, such as system administration, .NET programming, and network security. You'll also have the edge with skills in entrepreneurial tech environments and a grasp on the convergence of management theories with practical IT applications.

🇲🇹 Full Package

This course offers a full package for students in Malta looking to study IT online, combining academic content with practical skills and support, making it an ideal choice for IT professionals or those looking to enter the industry.

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Are You Right For This Course?

  • You have a keen interest in IT and Network design and are eyeing a career in the sector.
  • You are looking to progress into final year of a University Bachelor's Degree.

  • You are an IT professional wanting a qualification that certifies your experience and skills.
  • You're a looking for a globally recognized MQF Level 5 Diploma in IT and Networking.
  • You lead a busy lifestyle and need a Diploma which allows you to study on your schedule.
  • You're set on taking the next step in your organisation and aiming for a managerial or leadership position.
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Get 70% back on your tuition fees with the Malta Enterprise Get Qualified scheme.

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Learning Style

Anytime, Anywhere Learning 🌐

Our 100% online program is tailor-made for busy professionals, allowing you to engage with your course wherever and whenever.

Your Pace, Your Schedule

We value the importance of work-life balance. With our adaptable course structure, you can harmonize your learning with both personal and professional commitments.

Dedicated 1-to-1 Tutor Support 👩‍🏫

Collaboration lies at the heart of our teaching ethos. Access expert guidance, tap into your tutor's extensive knowledge, and get the most out of your educational journey, all without any extra costs.

Your Learning Tools 🛠

It's not just about the 1:1 tutor. We’ve curated an environment rich with extended student support, a bustling student community hub, and meticulously detailed study notes. It's a 360° learning experience.

Hassle-Free Assessments 📝

Take control of your assessment timelines. With our flexible submission policy, you decide when you're ready. And the best part? 🚫 Zero exams, ensuring an enjoyable and applied learning experience.

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Get Qualified Scheme

Get 70% back on your tuition fees in Malta following graduation with the Get Qualified scheme.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for the MQF level 5 diploma in IT, students in Malta should be:

  • At least 18 years of age;
  • Have an MQF Level 4 Qualification or professional managerial experience.

If you do not currently meet the entry requirements:

Our course advisors are here to guide you personally about entry requirements and induction at no extra charge.

Career Prospects

Propel Your IT Career in Malta 🚀

Prepare for an invigorating career in Malta with this MQF level 5 diploma. By completing the course, you'll be equipped with cutting-edge knowledge and skills, empowering you to take up pivotal roles within the IT field.

Graduates have gone on to follow careers as:

  • Network Engineers;
  • Web Designers;
  • IT Consultants;
  • Software Engineers;
  • Web Developers;
  • IT Technicians;
  • Cloud Architects;
  • Systems Analysts.

📈 Progress to a full University Bachelor's Degree in Computing/ IT with Only One Extra Year

The Diploma is accredited at MQF level 5. Transfer your diploma credits and enter directly into final year of a University bachelor's degree.

Examples of progression/pathway Universities with online top-up programmes include: University of Derby (UoD), University of Lincoln (UoL), University of Portsmouth (UoP) and the University of Sunderland.

Qualification Details

🎉Graduate with a Level 5 Diploma in IT-Networking.

  1. Students qualify with an MQF Level 5 Diploma in Information Technology. For more information on the qualification, see the Ofqual Register of Regulated Qualifications here.
  2. Upon completing the programme, students graduate with an MQF Level 5 Diploma in IT-Networking. For more information on the qualification, see the Ofqual Register of Regulated Qualifications here.

The diploma is awarded by Qualifi and regulated by Ofqual - recognised around the world.

IT and Society
Computer Systems and Software
Computer Programming
Relational Database Systems
Software Engineering
Systems Analysis and Design
E-commerce Applications
Human Computer Interaction
Information Systems Theory and Practice
Management Information Systems
Network Security
C#.NET Programming
System Administration
Network Routing and Switching
Network Design and Administration

43% Increase* in Earnings on Average

Individuals with a Level 4 qualification or higher can expect an average of 43% higher earnings compared to those with secondary school education alone.* * Data is based on Eurostat (EU, 2020) study

80% of Graduates Report Career Advancement

Fast-Track Your Career: According to our alumni feedback, 80% of graduates report significant career advancement within two years of completing the course. Boost your career prospects and get empowered with the skills and knowledge necessary to accelerate your career.

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