Higher National Diploma

Higher National Diploma from British BTEC Pearson, with global recognition, is equivalent to two university years (Bachelor) and accredited by the British Department of Education Ofqual and the Committee for Examinations and Assessments in Britain and Northern Ireland CCEA.
Accredited by all Arab countries and Ministries of Higher Education.
BTEC Pearson qualifications are accredited by more than 1371 universities around the world.
820 centers worldwide are certified by Pearson.
Each year, more than one million students receive BTEC Pearson qualifications. The skills they acquire help them in completing their undergraduate studies with honors and securing distinctive career opportunities.
It includes 56 programs and specializations in several fields of engineering, technology, medicine, arts, as well as business administration, and health care management.
The Higher National Diploma is distinguished by academic and professional competence and skills, as the assessment is based on research projects and group workshops.
After the student obtains their Higher National Diploma, they can complete their bachelor's degree in the third and fourth years, or have a direct path to the labor market due to their practical experience that enables them to pass functional tests.
Students who have completed Scientific or Literary High School (Bachelors), or Industrial and Commercial High School, can obtain final admission to the Higher National Diploma in all qualifications.

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HND Registration

  • Accepts all high school diploma (scientific/biology) for engineering and health majors.
  • Accepts commerce high school diploma for business and art majors.
  • Accepts industrial high school diploma for mechanical, electrical, and mechatronic engineering.
  • Accepts the Turkish Lise (scientific) diploma.
  • Accepts BTEC LEVEL 3 in applied sciences QCF credit 180.
  • Accepts A-level with 2 level Math/Physics/Biology for engineering and science majors.
  • Accepts BTEC LEVEL 3 credit 180 in information technology only for computing and software engineering.
  • Accepts A-level ICT/Math/English with mother language only for computing and architecture majors.
  • Accepts SAT with Math/English--English B1 minimum.
  • Average of 70 minimum.
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BTEC Level 4/5 HND in Applied Sciences
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Forensic Science
  • Food Science, Technology and Nutrition
  • Polymer Science and Technology
  • Biology
  • Biomedicine
  • Nutrition
  • Medical Radiation
  • Environmental Health Sciences
  • Biochemistry
BTEC Level 4/5 HND in Aeronautical Engineering
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  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Flight Control Systems Engineer
BTEC Level 4/5 HND in Computing
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  • Intelligent Systems (Artificial Intelligence)
  • Software Engineering
  • Network Engineering
  • Cyber Security
  • Application Development
  • Data Analytics
BTEC Level 4/5 HND in Digital Technologies
  • Pathways: Higher Education TopUp to USM
  • Cyber Security and Cloud Networking
  • Software Development and Programming
  • Data Analytics
  • Games and Animation
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solutions and Applications
  • Web and Content Management
  • Business Analytics and Change Management
BTEC Level 4/5 HND In Construction, Civil Engineering
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  • Civil Engineering
  • Building Services - Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning
  • Building Services - Electrical
  • Surveying
BTEC LEVEL 4/5 HND in Future home Design and Construction
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  • Architecture
  • Interior Design
BTEC Level 4/5 HND in Business Administration
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  • Accounting and Finances
  • Business Management
  • Marketing - E-commerce
  • Operations Management
  • Human Resource Management
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