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Higher National Diploma (HND) in English

The Higher National Diploma in English course provides an opportunity for School leavers with GCE A’ Level qualifications to improve their expertise in English Language, English Literature and Communication skills. The learners will be focused specialize during the second year in order to strengthen their chances of finding suitable employment. The course also intends to develop their personality, interpersonal skills and general convertible skills such as adaptability, decision making ability and organizational ability which are regarded as important requirements to meet employment prospects.

The teachers of English should possess a sound knowledge of the English language and English literature, methodology, educational psychology, modes of testing and evaluating language skills, handling language skills and basic classroom management skills.

It also aims at producing eligible, effective, proficient, well-equipped individuals in English to be employed in different office environments, where English is a deciding factor. Today, having a mere English knowledge alone does not address the needs of different professions; students also have to learn English incorporating other knowledge components such as IT skills, basic mathematics, basic statistics and the technical know-how to handle things effectively. Thus, this course has been designed to produce efficient, employable, individuals with correct knowledge and attitudes to suit different spheres of the professional

The employees in office and managerial related fields require sound English knowledge along with basic knowledge in IT skills, statistics, interpersonal and communicative skills to be efficient employees. Thus, this course also aims at equipping them with the above along with the required soft-skills.

Learning Outcomes

  • Reading & Vocabulary Development
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Listening Skills
  • anguage Structure, Usage & Linguistics
  • Professional Writing
  • Literature (British, American and Commonwealth)
  • English Language Teaching Methodology

Entry Requirements for the HND

  • G.C.E. (A/L) or G.C.E. (O/L) + any Recognized Diploma
    Duration: 1 1/2 years