HIGHER NATIONAL DIPLOMA
National Diploma and Higher National Diploma are vocational courses suitable for students who have little interest in traditional academic subjects. Classes focus on practical trainings of professional knowledge and skills for a specific profession, equipping students with industrial knowledge and practical skills that help them in work places.
The qualification of National Diploma is equivalent to GCE A-levels, after which students can choose to progress to Higher National Diploma or year 1 of a traditional undergraduate degree. The qualification of Higher National Diploma is equivalent to that of year 1 and 2 of undergraduate degree, after which students are able to progress to year 2 or year 3 of an undergraduate degree.
Typical Subjects (*Popular Choices of HK Students)