Overview of HND degree
A Higher National Diploma (HND) qualification uses to study and practical elements to prepare a student for a particular career. Higher National Diploma (HND) is a higher education qualification of the United Kingdom that is equivalent to the first two years of a three-year Bachelor’s degree programme. The degree is widely recognized by all universities in Pakistan, as well as international universities. The only difference between the HND degree and a Bachelor’s degree is that the former is more practical and versatile with a high emphasis on coursework and implementing the course in practice, rather than undergoing heaps of exams at the end of the academic year. Scope of HND in Pakistan helps students prepare themselves for the practical world and teaches them the skills they need to maneuver past challenges in the professional world. The programme provides several opportunities to students, for example, working in teams, and gaining experience of working in an office and setting up your own business. The HND degree is highly valued by employers both in the UK and overseas, and can also count towards membership of professional bodies and other employer organizations. In total, over 400 higher education colleges and further education colleges in the UK and overseas now offer HND degrees and accept them through approved registered centers. The HND degree focus is on “learning by doing” and can help students lead into a new career, or help them progress in their current line of work. There’s a wide range of Higher National Diploma subjects, including Business, Management, Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Computing, Business Information Technology, Telecommunications, and Electrical & Electronic Engineering.
Beaconhouse International College (BIC) has now offered this degree to its students due to the growing demand in the business field. At Beaconhouse International College (BIC) BTEC Higher Nationals, a programme of HND degree in Business, offers a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding in business sectors. Students are attracted to these strong educational/vocational programmes of study that meet their individual progression needs, whether this is into employment, further studies, or professional courses.
The options open to you after this degree and Job Careers:
There’s a wide range of Higher National Diploma subjects, including Business, Management, Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, Computing, Business Information Technology, Telecommunications, and Electrical & Electronic Engineering. After getting an HND degree students can pursue the following careers:
- higher education teaching professionals
- IT user support technicians
- electrical engineers
- design and development engineers
- further education teaching professionals
- graphic designers
- engineering professionals
- chartered and certified accountants
- Operations Manager salary: Rs 1m
- Administrative Manager salary: Rs 1m
- Safety Officer Salary: Rs 1m
- Import Manager salary: Rs 420K
- Accounting Certificate
- Avg. Salary: Rs 487,787
- Medical Assistant Avg. Salary: Rs 2,396,617
- Human Resources Professional Avg. Salary: Rs 540,000
- Administrative Assistant Avg. Salary: Rs 554,811
- Human Resource Professional Avg. Salary: Rs 590,454
- Chartered Certified Accountant Avg. Salary: Rs 665,529
- Hospitality Management Avg. Salary: Rs 540,000
- Investment Manager Avg. Salary: Rs 750,000
- Licensed Life Insurance Agent Avg. Salary: Rs 750,000
Higher Education and Starting Your Own Business
Higher education is the tertiary sector or the final sector of education leading to an academic degree. It consists of universities, colleges, and polytechnics that offer formal degrees beyond high school or secondary school education. It includes teaching, research, and social services activities of universities. Within the realm of teaching, it includes both the undergraduate level and postgraduate level. Higher Education helps students prepare for their future and gives them an insight into the career they ultimately choose. Through Higher Education, students develop the skills and techniques they need in order to survive in the practical world. By completing Higher education, students can get into jobs like academic advising, career services, business, and financial services, college marketing and communication, computer and information technology, human resources, and many others. Students can also set up their own businesses on a small scale. The main aim of higher education and the scope of HND in Pakistan is to prepare students in making them understand how the business world operates in this modern economy.
In conclusion, the scope of HND in Pakistan is growing increasing with the passage of time as it allows the students to enter into a new world full of opportunities and success thus by studying this degree at Beaconhouse International college (BIC) students can acquire the right skills they need in order to gain experience in a workplace and then setup their own business.