can also open the way for students to gain a university degree by going on to do another year of study.
HNCs and HNDs
are delivered in further education colleges throughout Scotland.
BIFHE also offers more than 40 HNDs
and an increasing number of Foundation Degrees.
Previous experience is not required but applicants must possess an HND
or degree in any discipline.
If, however, they have not done so by today, August 31, they will still be able to obtain a place on a degree-level or similar course - HNDs
, Foundation Degrees etc - for another month provided they are prepared to be flexible about what and where they study."
Enrol now on a wide range of higher level study options, including HNCs, HNDs
, Foundation Degrees and teaching qualifications.
Higher level apprenticeships, such as HNDs
or foundation degrees, often provided in partnership with universities, are an expanding part of the North East college sector's services.
UHOVI (part of the University of South Wales) offers a wide range of foundation degrees as well as HNCs and HNDs
at Bridgend College, Cardiff and Vale College, Coleg y Cymoedd, Coleg Gwent and The College Merthyr Tydfil.
With more than 27,000 students, they offer more than 3,000 full and part-time courses, from A-levels, BTECs, Modern Apprenticeships and NVQs, to HNCs, HNDs
, foundation degrees, degrees and postgraduate studies.
Students of all ages can choose from a wide range of full time and part time courses at all levels, including BTEC, AS and A-level, HNCs, HNDs
, foundation degrees, apprenticeships and adult learning.
Most of the students are registered at smaller "alternative providers" offering Higher National Diplomas (HNDs
) and other non-university qualifications.
The students will receive a range of qualifications including honours degrees, Foundation degrees, HNDs
and HNCs, in subjects as diverse as veterinary nursing, equine science, counselling, mechanical engineering and events management.