Higher Education
Progress to a degree qualification

Higher National Education Courses

You can choose from Higher National Certificate (UK HNC), Higher National Diplomas (HND), or Full Degree Programmes.

From high school to higher education and then onto graduation, our Higher Education courses provide a pathway to work and academic achievement. They are designed to equip you with qualifications to gain admittance to top UK universities or provide a path to your chosen career.

Turn your aspirations into achievements by taking a higher education course with us. You will be taught in classes with UK students and possibly other international students during your time with us.

We will help you grow your skills, knowledge, confidence and motivation during your time at CCG. We aim to increase employability prospects and improve access to further education with leading universities across the UK for our students.

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About HNCs and HNDs

Higher National Certificate (HNC) and Higher National Diploma (HND) courses are vocational qualifications offered mainly in the United Kingdom.

These courses are designed to provide practical skills and knowledge in specific fields, making them ideal for individuals seeking to enter the workforce quickly or advance their careers in a particular industry. HNC courses typically last one year, while HND courses span two years. Both qualifications are equivalent to the first and second years of a university degree, respectively.

HNC and HND courses are suitable for those who prefer a hands-on approach to learning and wish to acquire industry-relevant skills directly applicable to their chosen career paths. They are particularly beneficial for individuals looking to enter sectors such as engineering, business, health care, hospitality, and computing.



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