Go Higher with BTEC Higher Nationals

BTEC Higher Nationals are Level 4 and 5 qualifications equivalent to the first two years of an undergraduate degree.

Open the door to opportunity

BTEC Higher National (HN) qualifications, including Higher National Certificates (HNCs) and Higher National Diplomas (HNDs), are equivalent to the first two years of a UK undergraduate degree.

After completing the two years, you’ll have the option to top up your qualification to a full degree at any of the 300+ Higher Education Institutions worldwide that recognise BTEC Higher Nationals. Many students choose this path because it offers several benefits…

  • You can save money and benefit from less student debt
  • You can stay in your local area
  • You'll develop the skills employers are looking for
  • You can gain a qualification in as little as one year
  • You'll be able to top-up your qualification to gain a full undergraduate degree


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