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Diploma Programs

Diploma and certificate programs are shorter programs of higher education offered at universities and other institutions of higher education around the world. Diploma studies often last one to two years.

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Writing & Publishing Diploma
Okanagan College
Diploma Program
British Columbia, Canada
The Writing & Publishing Diploma at Okanagan College in British Columbia, Canada is an education program designed to provide students...
Vehicle Repair and Technology (Motorsports) extended diploma
Askham Bryan College
Diploma Program
York, England
The Vehicle Repair and Technology course is a two year full time diploma that includes topics such as: operation of...
Diploma of Conservation and Land Management
Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE
Diploma Program
Sunshine Coast, Australia
The Diploma of Conservation and Land Management at Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE in Australia is an education course which...
Graduate Diploma of Engineering Science (GDNS)
University of Southern Queensland
Diploma Program
Multiple (2)
The Graduate Diploma of Engineering Science (GDNS) at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) in Queensland, Australia is tailored to provide...
Graduate Diploma in Psychology
University of New England
Diploma Program
Multiple (2)
The Graduate Diploma in Psychology at the University of New England is a 60 credit education course which provides a...
Civil and Structural Engineering (Advanced Diploma)
Engineering Institute of Technology
Diploma Program
Online / distance learning
Through this live, interactive advanced diploma program by the Engineering Institute of Technology, students will benefit from a tailored education...
International Diploma in Culinary Arts
HRC Culinary Academy
Diploma Program
Dobrich, Bulgaria
The International Diploma in Culinary Arts at the HRC Culinary Academy in Bulgaria is an integrated culinary education program executed...
Biomedical Engineering (Advanced Diploma)
Engineering Institute of Technology
Diploma Program
Online / distance learning
Comprised of 18 unique modules, this program will equip participants with the practical and theoretical skills needed to pursue (or...
Land Based Technology Extended Diploma
Askham Bryan College
Diploma Program
York, England
The Land Based Technology extended diploma is an advanced and well established qualification which is recognised by industry as demonstrating...
Postgraduate Diploma (PgDip) in Risk and Safety Management
Risktec Solutions
Diploma Program
Online / distance learning
Delivered as a face to face or blended learning solution, Risktec's Postgraduate Diploma in Risk and Safety Management gives corporate...
Diploma of 3D Animation
JMC Academy
Diploma Program
Multiple (3)
JMC Academy’s 3D Animation program has been developed in association with studio artists from major companies, including Pixar and Animal...
National Diploma in Fine Art
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Diploma Program
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
The N ational Diploma in Fine Art is designed to give students training in photography , digital technologies , painting...
Diploma of Film and Television
JMC Academy
Diploma Program
Multiple (3)
The Diploma of Film and Television at JMC Academy in Australia is a hands on education course in the field...
Journalism Studies Diploma
Okanagan College
Diploma Program
British Columbia, Canada
The Journalism Studies Diploma at Okanagan College in British Columbia, Canada is an education course in the field of journalism...
Plant Engineering (Advanced Diploma)
Engineering Institute of Technology
Diploma Program
Online / distance learning
Over 19 unique modules, participants of this online, interactive advanced diploma from the Engineering Institute of Technology will gain highly...
Legal Secretary Diploma
Souters
Diploma Program
London, England
Delivering legal training in London since 1988, Souters has developed a reputation for excellence. This Diploma was developed by legal professional...
Industrial Automation (Advanced Diploma)
Engineering Institute of Technology
Diploma Program
Online / distance learning
Through this advanced diploma by the Engineering Institute of Technology, students will gain the skills and know how in the...
Graduate Diploma in Teaching & Learning
Charles Darwin University
Diploma Program
Darwin, Australia
The Graduate Diploma in Teaching & Learning at Charles Darwin University in Darwin, Australia is an education programme which provide...
Graduate Diploma of Information Technology (Faculty of Sciences)
University of Southern Queensland
Diploma Program
Multiple (2)
The Graduate Diploma of Information Technology (Faculty of Sciences) at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) in Queensland, Australia provides professional...
Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology
Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE
Diploma Program
Sunshine Coast, Australia
The Diploma of Applied Fashion Design and Technology at Sunshine Coast Institute of TAFE in Queensland, Australia is a popular...
Mechanical Engineering Technology (Advanced Diploma)
Engineering Institute of Technology
Diploma Program
Online / distance learning
Through this advanced diploma from the Engineering Institute of Technology, students will expand on their existing knowledge and skills in...
Environmental Studies Diploma
Okanagan College
Diploma Program
British Columbia, Canada
The Environmental Studies Diploma at Okanagan College in British Columbia, Canada is an interdisciplinary education course in the growing field...
PG diploma in Infectious Diseases
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Diploma Program
Online / distance learning
The Diploma in Infectious Diseases course aims to provide a broad understanding of infectious diseases through the core modules in...
Diploma of Leadership and Management: Hazardous Areas and Intrinsic Areas and Intrinsic Safety for Engineers and Technicians
Engineering Institute of Technology
Diploma Program
Online / distance learning
Through this live, interactive Diploma of Leadership and management, students will be provided with a flexible, online education that will...
Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering for Oil & Gas Facilities (Advanced Diploma)
Engineering Institute of Technology
Diploma Program
Online / distance learning
Through 23 unique modules, this advanced diploma program will prepare students for a career (or advancement within a current career)...
Forestry and Arboriculture Extended Diploma
Askham Bryan College
Diploma Program
York, England
This Forestry and Arboriculture course teaches practical skills to develop the underpinning knowledge that are both necessary for employment in...
Diploma in Web Development
Barcelona Technology School
Diploma Program
Barcelona, Spain
Web Innovation is a fast growing career as it drives many creative solutions over all kinds of sectors in the...
Diploma of Creative Arts (Game Design)
JMC Academy
Diploma Program
Multiple (3)
The Diploma of Creative Arts (Game Design) at JMC Academy in Australia is an education programme which provides students with...
Diploma of Hospitality - Commercial Cookery
William Angliss Institute
Diploma Program
Melbourne, Australia
The Diploma of Hospitality Commercial Cookery at William Angliss Institute in Melbourne, Australia is an education program through which students...
Advanced Diploma of Applied Electrical Engineering (Electrical Systems)
Engineering Institute of Technology
Diploma Program
Online / distance learning
Delivered entirely online with support from highly experienced engineers, this course is a flexible option for industry professionals wanting to gain the...
Remote Engineering, Mechatronics and Robotics (Advanced Diploma)
Engineering Institute of Technology
Diploma Program
Online / distance learning
Through this live, interactive advanced diploma program by the Engineering Institute of Technology, participants will gain skills and know how...
Diploma in Hotel & Tourism Programme: Focus Event & Congress Management
ITM - International College of Tourism and Management
Diploma Program
Bad Vöslau, Austria
In the second year of the program, students will choose a management focus. If they choose to specialize in Event...
Practical Nursing Diploma
Centennial College
Diploma Program
Toronto, Canada
With a diploma from Centennial College´s Practical Nursing program, graduates will be fully prepared to begin working as a nurse. Practical...
Diploma of Hospitality - Patisserie
William Angliss Institute
Diploma Program
Melbourne, Australia
The Diploma of Hospitality Patisserie at William Angliss Institute in Melbourne, Australia is an education program through which students gain...
Undergraduate Programme - Swiss Diploma in Hotel Operations Management
SHMS Swiss Hotel Management School
         
(1)
Diploma Program
Caux, Switzerland
The 2 year Swiss Diploma in Hotel Operations Management at SHMS Swiss Hotel Management School in Switzerland is an education...
Diploma of Food Science & Technology
William Angliss Institute
Diploma Program
Melbourne, Australia
The Diploma of Food Science & Technology at William Angliss Institute in Melbourne, Australia is an education programme in which...
Diploma in Hotel & Tourism Programme: Focus Wellness & Spa Management
ITM - International College of Tourism and Management
Diploma Program
Bad Vöslau, Austria
In the second year of the program, students will choose a management area that they would like to focus on....
Diploma of Music (Contemporary Performance)
JMC Academy
Diploma Program
Multiple (3)
The Diploma of Music (Contemporary Performance) at JMC Academy in Australia is an education course in the field of contemporary...
Advanced Diploma in Culinary Management
BHMS
Diploma Program
Lucerne, Switzerland
The one year Advanced Diploma in Culinary Management program at BHMS in Switzerland attempts to familiarize students with various recipes...
Computer Information Systems Diploma
Okanagan College
Diploma Program
British Columbia, Canada
The Computer Information Systems Diploma at Okanagan College in British Columbia, Canada is an education course which aims to provide...
Diploma in Graphic Design
Centennial College
Diploma Program
Toronto, Canada
The Graphic Design Media program at Centennial College offers you the opportunity to earn a multidisciplinary diploma in only 5...
Culinary Arts Diploma
Okanagan College
Diploma Program
British Columbia, Canada
The Culinary Arts Diploma at Okanagan College in British Columbia, Canada is an education course which provides students a knowledge...
Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management - Patisserie
Le Cordon Bleu Australia
         
(2)
Diploma Program
Multiple (3)
Serve food and beverage Develop and manage quality customer service practices Develop and implement a business plan Manage operational plan...
Diploma of Entertainment Business Management
JMC Academy
Diploma Program
Multiple (3)
The Diploma of Entertainment Business Management at JMC Academy in Australia is an education course in the business management of...
Media & Cultural Studies Diploma
Okanagan College
Diploma Program
British Columbia, Canada
The Media & Cultural Studies Diploma at Okanagan College in British Columbia, Canada is an interdisciplinary education course in the...
Engineering Technologies Diploma
Okanagan College
Diploma Program
British Columbia, Canada
The Engineering Technologies Diploma at Okanagan College in British Columbia, Canada is a 2 year, co operative education program in...
Professional Bartender School in Milan
European Bartender School
Diploma Program
Milan, Italy
The European Bartender School in Italy is a 4 week course of bar training, excursions, liquor masterclasses, and networking with...
Diploma in Digital Animation
Centennial College
Diploma Program
Toronto, Canada
The diploma in digital animation is an intensive and efficient program that will prepare you for a professional career in...
Swiss Higher Diploma in Hotel & Tourism Management
Cesar Ritz Colleges Switzerland
Diploma Program
Multiple (3)
The Swiss Higher Diploma in Hotel & Tourism Management at Cesar Ritz Colleges Switzerland is an ideal education programme for...
Diploma of Audio Engineering & Sound Production
JMC Academy
Diploma Program
Multiple (3)
Technical skills are vital for a career in the audio industry, and JMC Academy's practical Diploma of Audio Engineering and...
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Diploma and certificate qualifications are awarded in most disciplines. They are more common in some countries than in others, and may also have different names, such as Diploma of Higher Education, HND or HNC in the UK and Association Degree in the United States, Canada and Australia.

Postgraduate Diplomas

Although most diploma programs and courses are offered at undergraduate level, some are offered as a postgraduate complement to a previous bachelor degree. Such examples exist especially within education, where it is common to take a year of study to convert your bachelor degree into a teaching qualification for primary or secondary school. These are available in the UK and most of the commonwealth countries.

Undergraduate Diplomas

There are two main types of diplomas offered at undergraduate level. They have different names depending on where you study, but the basics are the same.

Vocational Diplomas

Vocational degrees are often offered at non-university institutions such as colleges or private higher education providers. These courses have a very practical focus, and aim to prepare students for direct entry into a future career. Such courses can be found within everything from IT to health and social care, performing arts or business and hospitality management.

Examples of vocational diplomas are: the HND (Higher National Diploma) and HNC (Higher National Certificate) in the UK and the VET in Australia.

Diploma of Higher Education / Associate Degree

The Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE) in the UK is roughly equivalent to the Associate degree awarded in the US system. These consist of two years of full time study at university or another equivalent institution of higher education. Often such a diploma can be completed with a further year of study to obtain a bachelor degree.

Certificates

Certificate study is offered at both university and non-university institutions of higher education. These last for only one year and are offered in a wide variety of fields and at both university and non-university institutions. A certificate can often be completed with a further year of study to award a diploma within the same field.

Sources:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diploma_of_Higher_Education
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diploma_of_Education
http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearning/QualificationsExplained/DG_10039026
http://www.hero.ac.uk/uk/studying/education_and_qualifications_in_the_uk/qualification_types/diphe.cfm