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CONFED School for Professional Studies


What is HND?

HND is short for Higher National Diploma. It is a work-related higher education qualification. While Bachelor degrees tend to focus on gaining knowledge, HND is designed to provide you with the skills to utilize that knowledge in a particular job. HND takes two years to complete and is highly valued by employers around the globe. It is provided by about 400 universities and further education colleges in the UK!

Assessment Method:

HND is mainly assessed through assignments, projects and practical tasks that students have to complete throughout their course.

Where They Can Lead?

Since HND is designed to provide you with the skills for a certain field of work, it can lead you straight to a career. You can also convert your HND to a bachelors degree in the UK with extra study. Once you complete the course, it can allow you an entry into second or third year of a bachelors degree course in numerous institutions worldwide! Moreover, students can even start MBA in Pakistan once they complete their course.


HND (Quick Facts):

  • Internationally recognized qualification offered by Edexcel, London.
  • Edexcel operates in 112 countries, more than four million people study its internationally recognized qualifications annually.
  • Equivalent to Two Year Bachelors by HEC, Pakistan.
  • Fast Track - minimal time completion
  • Affordable and Economical - duration saves time and money
  • Direct to Employment - in-depth professional education, highly acceptable as ground for employment.
  • Successful completion of the HND allows direct entry to a one-year top-up to a BA/BSc Honors Degree in high ranked UK universities.
  • Direct entry into MBA in Pakistan after successful completion of HND
  • Ideal for students who wish to start professional training early