What is HND?
HND Qualifications are level 5 Higher Education Qualifications widely recognized by universities and professional Bodies internationally Higher National Diplomas (HNDs) are international qualifications by BTEC recognized by the QCA (UK), the Ministry of Higher Education science and Technology (Kenya) and the Commission for High Education Kenya.
What is HND equivalent to:
HNDs are designed to be equivalent to 2 years at international universities and are highly practical and “hands on” qualifications. They bare no written exams and are therefore optimized for qualifications that are technologically advanced, heavily skill oriented and highly practical based. This is the one reason why Shang Tao has adopted this qualifications for its 3D Animation and Multimedia course.
Who is BTEC
Edexcel BTEC is the UK’s largest qualifications awarding body offering academic and vocational qualifications to over 25,000 schools and colleges in over 100 countries worldwide. BTEC is an internationally recognised examining body accredited and accepted by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA), UK. Edexcel BTEC is a merger of BTEC and the university of London Examinations and Assessment Council (London Examination) 1996. BTEC stands for (Business and Technicians Education Council) and was set up in 1983
to nationally validate and accredit high quality, consistent vocationalqualifications. BTECs are recognized by schools, colleges, universities, employers and professional bodies across the UK and in over 100 countries worldwide.BTEC qualifications are accepted by over 200 universities worldwide.