OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Project Management

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The OTHM Level 7 Diploma Project Management qualification is designed to meet the needs of senior managers responsible for projects. It will provide a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental topics needed to manage business projects within a complex and ever-changing environment. Project management courses will develop a deeper understanding of both theoretical and practical aspects of project, program and portfolio management. It will facilitate the essential knowledge and skills necessary to plan, monitor, control and deliver successful projects, programs and portfolios.



Entry requirements

 To get admission into the OTHM Level 7 project management diploma in Ajman, learners must possess:

  • An honours degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
  • Mature learners with management work-experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
  • Learners must be 21 years or older at the beginning of the course

English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page in this website.


The OTHM Level 7 diplomas on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) are equivalent to master’s degrees. However, they are shorter (120 credits) and learners will have to proceed to the dissertation stage (60 credits) with university to achieve a full master’s degree programs.

Qualification structure

The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Project Management qualification consists of 5 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Mandatory units

  • Project Planning, Controlling and Leading (30 credits)
  • Procurement Risk and Contract Management (30 credits)
  • Advanced Project and Logistics Management (20 credits)
  • Operations and Information Management for Project Managers (20 credits)
  • Advanced Research Methods (20 credits)

Duration and delivery

Our project management courses in Ajman is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study. But it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning. The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance, online by expert faculties from approved centers only.

Assessment and verification

All units within this project management diploma courses are internally assessed by the centre in Ajman 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. Judgement that the learners have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by the Assessor. The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the learners’ overall achievement has been arrived at.


Successful completion of the OTHM Level 7 Project Management diploma in Ajman enables learners to progress into or within employment. It will also be beneficial to pursue higher-education towards a relevant master’s degree top-up program with advanced standing at many universities in the UK and overseas.

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