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    Hi,

    I have a HnD in Internet Computing and a Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management and I wondered if there was a route to be able to combine these 2 qualifications into a degree? I am also about to begin study again to convert my PgCert into a Postgraduate Diploma and then onto Masters but I am interested to find out if there were any way of gaining a degree from the combination of these qualifications or by doing a little bit of extra study?

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    I'm guessing not as they're completely difference qualifications, you can top an HND up to a proper degree with an extra year at uni though.
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    (Original post by paulnic)
    Hi,

    I have a HnD in Internet Computing and a Postgraduate Certificate in Business Management and I wondered if there was a route to be able to combine these 2 qualifications into a degree? I am also about to begin study again to convert my PgCert into a Postgraduate Diploma and then onto Masters but I am interested to find out if there were any way of gaining a degree from the combination of these qualifications or by doing a little bit of extra study?

    Thanks

    Paul
    You might start here: http://ofqual.gov.uk/help-and-advice...ualifications/

    But this these are not formulae for making a higher qualification. At best you might secure waivers in toward one.
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    (Original post by sabian92)
    I'm guessing not as they're completely difference qualifications, you can top an HND up to a proper degree with an extra year at uni though.
    Thanks but i'm in full time employment now so unfortunately this isnt an option.
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    (Original post by paulnic)
    Thanks but i'm in full time employment now so unfortunately this isnt an option.
    You will be able to study part time and a lot of unis offer evening classes too and there's also the Open University. If you're in the London area also look at Birkbeck as they specialise in evening/part time study.

    Your employer may also allow you time out of the work place for further study as part of your cpd.
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    One option is the Open University where (depending on the relevance of your previous courses) you can apply for 'recognition of prior learning' and only have to complete a limited number of extra units to get a 'new' qualification. Otherwise, no, you cant 'trade in' disconnected previous qualifications and convert them into 'a degree'.
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    The Open University allows you to transfer up to 240 credits from previous study twards a degree meaning you only have to study 120 credits with them (equivalent to 1 year of study) to gain a bachelors degree. This is what I remember although it's best to check directly with the OU.

    And as a previous poster stated Birkbeck provides well-respected evening only degrees although I'm unsure of credit transfer regulations with them.
 
 
 
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