A higher national diploma is a vocational, work related course that is offered by colleges and universities in the UK and also in other international countries. HND’s are also accredited by Pearson Edexcel.
Mont Rose College offers HND’s in the following subject areas: Business Marketing, Hospitality Management and Healthcare Practice. This can be completed in two years if you decide to study full time or four years for a part time course. For more information you can visit the link: https://bit.ly/3EjqpCc
What is the difference between Higher National Diploma and Bachelor’s Degree?
The biggest difference between an HND and a Bachelor’s degree is that the HND offers more practical teaching and will supply you with skills relevant to your chosen career as opposed to the traditional teaching styles of lectures. HND’s are level 5 qualifications and is equivalent to the second year of a Bachelor’s degree. You can visit the following link for more information: https://bit.ly/3OcVb4d
However, there are many advantages and disadvantages of HNDs.
Advantages of a Higher National Diploma
Offers a direct route into your chosen career and also you will develop some good valuable skills, knowledge and overall understanding for your chosen career path.
You can top up your degree and gain a complete level 6 qualification, the same level as a Bachelor’s degree. In addition, HND’s tend to be assessed through assignments, projects and practical tasks throughout the duration of the course.
Disadvantages of Studying a Higher National Diploma
Higher National Diplomas tend to be more focused on continuous coursework as opposed to an end of year test.
Higher National Diploma is often described as being very role specific as opposed to Bachelor’s degrees. You as a student only learn the skills and knowledge needed for that specific role.
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Overall it just depends on your individual choice and your learning style although Bachelor’s degrees are less role specific, it is more academic and less practical. At Mont Rose College we offer HND’s, Top-Ups and Bachelor’s degrees to suit your individual learning method. More information can be found using this link: https://bit.ly/3V2KLGs