HND & HNC download
If you have a specific career path in mind and want to receive practical training for it, then a HNC or HND could be the qualification for you. Higher National Diploma (HND) and Higher National Certificates (HNC) are work-related, or vocational, higher education qualifications. While bachelor's degrees tend to focus on gaining knowledge, HNCs and HNDs are designed to give you the skills to put that knowledge to good use in a particular job.
HNCs and HNDs are highly valued by employers both in the UK and overseas, and can also count towards membership of professional bodies and other employer organisations. And also HNCs and HNDs are accredited by Edexcel, UK's largest awarding body. Because HNCs and HNDs are designed to give you the skills for a particular field of work, they can lead straight to a career.
You can also convert your HNC or HND to a bachelor's degree with extra study.Once you complete your course, HNCs can allow entry into the second year of a degree, while HNDs can allow entry into the second or third year.
- A full-time HND takes two years to complete while a part time HND takes three to four years
- A full-time HNC takes one year to complete while a part time HNC takes over two years.
- Over 17 years old
- A level
- IELTS 5.5+