A Higher National Diploma (HND) is an academic qualification in the UK and accepted in various other countries. This qualification is designed to address the increasing need for skilled professionals. The HND in Business Management offers knowledge to the students on different aspects within the business domain. Higher National Diploma (HND) qualification is under approved license from Pearson (which allows the Universities to devise, deliver and award Higher National qualifications themselves), or they may be awarded directly by Pearson, as an awarding body regulated by Ofqual. HND is a level 5 qualification and can be used to obtain entrance at an advanced stage in a majority of universities, HND is equal to a foundation degree or a bachelor’s degree in the first two years.
The HND in Business Management program brings in hands-on learning needed in the business world. With HND qualification, the learner develops the ability to not only understand the business problems but also analyze management issues and work towards a solution. The program is suitable for students aged 18 and above with a prior academic qualification or related work experience in the business. The Higher National Diploma is designed by Pearson in consultation with industry leaders and qualified higher education providers around the world. The program is designed to address the current gap between corporate expectations and academic delivery.
In the UAE, many colleges and universities offer the HND qualification as part of their undergrad offering. Institutions such as the University of Wollongong in Dubai, Heriot-Watt Dubai, University of Bolton, and more. Westford University College (WUC) has been offering HND in Business Management for over a decade and has gained a reputation as the most preferred institution for Higher National Diploma. Started with only business management and now extended into fashion and computing, WUC offers HND program and a Top-Up pathway with Liverpool John Moores University and Canterbury Christ Church University, UK. The students get the choice to either complete their graduation in the UAE with Westford or in the UK with the respective university. To learn more about HND programs, kindly get in touch with us at www.mywestford.com