HND (Higher National Diploma)
HNDs (Higher National Diploma) focus on 'learning by doing' and give skills that you can use in a particular job. They are highly valued by employers and can also count towards membership of professional bodies and other employer organisations.
HND take two years full-time and Edwardes College offers these qualifications in affiliation to Pearson Edexcel UK. BTEC Higher Nationals provide specialist vocational learning at Levels 4, 5 and 7 reflecting the requirements of professional organisations and meeting the National Occupational Standards for each sector or industry. Edwardes offers only Level 5 and level 7 courses.
HND Level 5 Qualifications at Edwardes
EDSML (Extended Diploma is Strategic Managment and Leadership)
Edexcel BTEC at level 7 is designed to provide focused learning, with a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the acquisition of requisite knowledge and understanding of the business sector. This programme is particularly suitable for mature learners. BTEC Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is awarded after earning 60 credits at level 7.
BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is awarded after earning 120 credits at level 7. A possible progression path after a level 7 Extended Diploma, is to enter a university MBA top-up program.
Course Outline for EDSML.