The United Kingdom offers programs of higher education such as National Higher Diploma – NHD and Diploma of Higher Education – DipHE. These are post-secondary studies offered at universities and colleges and they last shorter than Bachelor studies.
These programs generally last 2 years and are equivalent to the first 2 years of Bachelor studies and there are also appropriate certificates which last one year. Programs of higher education are mainly focused on practical improvement for further career as well as further education if students plan to continue their studies and gain Bachelor degree.
Tuition fees for programs of higher education are similar to tuition fees of Bachelor studies and depend on institution, study field, location and program itself. Tuition fees range from 10.000 GBP to 20.000 GBP per year.