The HND (Higher National Diploma) program offered at the Imperial College of Business Studies is a prestigious qualification awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). The HND program has a duration of 14 months, offering a fast-track route to acquiring a recognized diploma. Students have the flexibility to specialize in three different areas: international business, human resources, or marketing. This allows them to focus on their specific interests and career goals within the broader field of business. Upon successful completion, graduates have several exciting opportunities ahead. They can choose to apply for further studies abroad or complete their Bachelor's degree in Sri Lanka by directly entering into the final year of a relevant program, saving both time and resources.
The Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) is a globally recognized organization dedicated to education and qualification development. It operates as a not-for-profit entity under the sponsorship of the Scottish Government, with a central role in Scotland's esteemed education system. SQA is responsible for ensuring the alignment of its Advanced Qualifications with the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF), which provides a comprehensive framework for assessing and recognizing skills and knowledge in Scotland.