- Higher diploma
A higher diploma is an academic award in
Hong Kongand Ireland. In Hong Kong the award is below the standard of the bachelor's degree, in Ireland it is above the standard of the bachelor's degree.
A higher diploma is an academic award by a
universityor other tertiary institutions such as HKIVE in Hong Kong. The award is at the same standard as an associate degree, below the standard of a bachelor's degree and above the certificate or diploma.
Ireland, Republic of
The Higher Diploma ("Ard-Dioplóma" in Irish) is an award from the
Higher Education and Training Awards Councilthat replaces the graduate diplomain the Republic of Ireland. The higher diploma is currently available in Irish colleges and has been awarded since June 2005; the standard of the award is broadly similar to the graduate diploma, and replaces reorientation-type courses. Professional-type graduate diplomas will be replaced by postgraduate diplomas.
National University of Irelandalso offers a broad selection of higher diplomas in its constituent universities and recognised colleges. A higher diploma in education is offered by the University of Dublin.
Common higher diplomas
Higher National Diploma
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