Higher National Diploma

Find out why 91% of our HND students would recommend their course to others

Our Admissions Team are there to help and guide you to a Higher National Diploma that's suitable for you and your career goals. Fill out the form to hear back from an adviser.


Higher National Diploma


The Higher National Diploma is a 2 year programme that has been designed to assist learners to develop skills and an understanding of key knowledge and developments within individual sectors. Each HND consists of 16 modules, with students studying 8 units each year. First year students are also offered support with academic study skills through a Course Essentials module.


HND Business


Discover how to solve problems and manage in the challenging world of commerce and industry, or in the public or voluntary sectors.

HND Health & Social Care

With a greater focus on community care, health & social care skills are increasingly in demand.


HND Hospitality Management

The World Tourism Organisation estimates that one in ten jobs are within the travel and tourism sector.




Why study with us?


  • QAA Reviewed

    We're regularly reviewed by the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education, to ensure the management of its academic standards meets the UK requirements.
  • Great Support

    EThames provides a great deal of additional support to ensure all students have the best chance of success.
  • Excellent Facilities

    The campus is well-equipped with classrooms, lots of computers, a student common room with pool tables, air hockey and table tennis.

  • Funding Available

    HNDs and BSc (Top-up) are designated for the purposes of student support through Student Finance England for those eligible.

Testimonials

Team 1

Sarah Ward

HND Business

"I like the fact that we are taught at the same pace. EThames lecturers are fantastic at helping and supporting us."

Team 2

George Achukwu

HND Health & Social Care

"EThames has a great reputation for a mix of nationalities studying in a friendly enviroment."

Team 3

Abibatu Meme Sesay

HND Hospitality Management

"I came to realise that EThames is one of the best."

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