Diploma to Degree

SQA's Diploma to Degree programme is a proven route for students to progress onto the second or third year of an undergraduate Degree, following successful completion of an SQA Advanced Diploma. SQA Advanced Diploma is recognised by Higher Education Institutions globally. If you are a student or an HE Institution read on for more details.

Students

Why choose SQA's Diploma to Degree pathway?

SQA Diploma to Degree students with books and coffee

The SQA Advanced Diploma is a short cycle Higher Education qualification which enables advanced entry into many undergraduate degree programmes in universities around the world. Students can study for an SQA Advanced Diploma in their home country before progressing on to a related undergraduate degree, either within their home country or at an international destination.

Read our case study on Shelly Lui's experience studying an SQA Advanced Diploma (459 KB)

Benefits

Where can I study?

SQA has relationships with many Universities around the world. Our partner Universities recognise the SQA Advanced Diploma for advanced entry and provide students with a quality learning experience.

Australia

Central Queensland University

Central Queensland University

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Subject areas for advanced entry:

Accounting, Administration with Information Technology, Business, Business with Accounting, Business with HRM, Business with Information Technology, Business with Marketing, Computing: Networking, Computing: Software Development, Computing ; Technical Support, Financial Services, Global Trade and Business, Hospitality, Management, Supply Chain Management, Travel & Tourism

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Deakin University

Deakin University

Contact the University for further information.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

Griffith University

Griffith University

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas for advanced entry:
Business, Business with Accounting, Business with HR, Business with IT, Business with Marketing, Global Trade and Business, Marketing, Hospitality Management and Travel & Tourism.

Griffith University

International College of Hotel Management

International College of Hotel Management

Contact the University for further information.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

Southern Cross University

Southern Cross University

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas for advanced entry to various related Degree programmes: Business and Business related programmes, Computing, Hospitality Management, Travel and Tourism and Engineering

Southern Cross University

Swinburne University of Technology

Swinburne University of Technology

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas for advanced entry:

Business, Business with Accounting, Business with HR, Business with IT, Business with Marketing, Financial and Business Management, Financial Services, Global Trade and Business

  • Entry into Swinburne's Bachelor of Business with a major in one of the following: Accounting, Financial Planning, HRM, Information Systems, International Business, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Marketing (min time to complete 1.5 years)

Admin and IT, Business with IT

  • Entry into Swinburne's Bachelor of Business Information Systems with a major in one of the following: Business Analysis, Data Analytics, Data Management (min time to complete 1.5 years)

Computing: Networking, Computing: Software Development, Computing: Technical Support

  • Entry into Swinburne's Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology with a major in one of the following: Systems Management, Software Technology and Network Technology (min time to complete 1.5 years)

Electronic Engineering

  • Entry into Swinburne's Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) with a major in one of the following: Electrical and Electronic, Telecommunications, Robotics and Mechatronics, Biomedical, Software (min time to complete 3 years)

Swinburne University of Technology

University of Queensland

University of Queensland

The University of Queensland deems the Higher National Certificate/SQA Advanced Certificate under the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) as equivalent to a Diploma qualification under the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF). This can be considered for credit into the first year of a Bachelor award in Australia.

The University of Queensland deems the Higher National Diploma/SQA Advanced Diploma under the SQA as equivalent to an Advanced Diploma qualification under the AQF. This qualification can be considered for credit into the first year of a Bachelor award in Australia, with the possibility of some credit towards the second year of the Bachelor.

For credit to be considered, the University of Queensland requires full detailed course outlines of all courses completed under the SQA qualification. For credit to be awarded, the previous studies need to be deemed comparable to the content of the courses in program applied for.

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University of Southern Queensland

University of Southern Queensland

SQA Advanced Diploma Electronic Engineering, Administration and IT, Business, Business related, Computer Networking, Financial Services, Hospitality Management, Supply Chain Management, Travel and Tourism, Computing: Software Development, Computing: Technical Support, Global Trade and Business all give a recognised varying amount of credit to transfer into related Degree programmes at the University of Southern Queensland. 

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Canada

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

SQA Advanced Diploma Business, Business with Accounting, Business with HRM, Business with Marketing and Computing: Networking will provide a minimum of between 30 transfer credits and 54 transfer credits to apply towards any programme at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. The number of transfer credits vary, depending on subject.

SQA Advanced Diploma Business, Business with Accounting, Business with HRM and Business with Marketing will provide a minimum of between 33 transfer credits and 51 transfer credits to apply towards BBA programmes at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.
SQA Advanced Diploma Computing: Networking will provide 27 transfer credits to apply towards the BTech Information Technology programme at Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Royal Roads University

Royal Roads University

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas: Business,  Hospitality, Logistics and Tourism.

Royal Roads University

Thompson Rivers University

Thompson Rivers University

Advanced entry to Bachelor of Computing Science.

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas: HND Computing: Software Development.

Thompson Rivers University

Trinity Western University

Trinity Western University

3rd year entry to relevant degree programmes. Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

University Canada West

University Canada West

Students who successfully complete the SQA Advanced Diploma Business will receive up to 20 courses or 60 credits towards the Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Students who successfully complete the SQA Advanced Diploma Business with Accounting will receive 20 courses or 60 credits towards to the Bachelor of Commerce degree.

University Canada West

University of Prince Edward Island

University of Prince Edward Island

Advanced entry to Bachelor of Business Studies, Bachelor of Business Administration, Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality, BSC in Computer Science.

Applicable HND subject areas: Accounting, Business and Marketing, Finance, Hospitality Management, Travel and Tourism, Computer Science and Networking.

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University of the Fraser Valley

University of the Fraser Valley

Students who successfully complete the SQA Advanced Diploma in the following subjects; Business, Business with Accounting, Business with HRM, Business with Marketing will receive up to 42 credits to transfer into the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).

Students who successfully complete the SQA Advanced Diploma in the following subjects; Business, Business with Accounting, Business with HRM and Business with Marketing will receive up to 60 credits to transfer into the Bachelor of Integrated Studies (BIS).

University of the Fraser University

Vancouver Island University

Vancouver Island University

3rd year entry

Students who have completed the HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Hospitality Management can transfer into the 3rd year of the VIU Bachelor of Hospitality Management and will be awarded a block transfer of 60 credits towards the 120 credit requirement.

Students who have completed the HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Professional Cookery can transfer into the 3rd year of the VIU Bachelor of Hospitality Management and will be awarded a block transfer of 60 credits towards the 120 credit requirement + 15 credits of the Culinary Arts bridging courses.

Vancouver Island University

Hungary

University of Dunaujvaros

University of Dunaujvaros

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines.
Contact the University for further information

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

New Zealand

Auckland Institute of Studies

Auckland Institute of Studies

Entry to compatible degree courses which can be completed in one academic year

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Subject areas: : Business, Computing, Hospitality and Tourism.

Auckland Institute of Studies

Eastern Institute of Technology

Eastern Institute of Technology

Contact the University for further information.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese Partner CSCSE.

Open Polytechnic of New Zealand

Open Polytechnic of New Zealand

3rd year entry to Bachelor of Applied Management

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas: Accounting, Business, Construction, Hospitality, Logistics and Retail.

The final year of the Bachelor of Applied Management degree can be completed via distance learning in your own country.

Open Polytechnic of New Zealand

Singapore

James Cook University Singapore

James Cook University Singapore

Contact the University for further information.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

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South Korea

Woosong University

Woosong University

Contact the University for further information.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

United Kingdom

Abertay University

Abertay University

2nd year entry may be offered for other appropriate HND/SQA Advanced Diploma.

3rd year entry to applicable degree disciplines.

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas: Accounting, Administration, Business, Civil Engineering, Computing, Construction and Marketing.

Abertay University

Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines.
Contact the University for further information.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University

3rd year entry to relevant degree programmes.
2nd year entry to selected degree programmes.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

Entry to year 3 - HND Business, Business with Accounting, Business with HRM, Business with Marketing, Financial Services, Global Trade and Business, Supply Chain Management, Computing: Software Development, Computing: Technical Support.

Birmingham City University

BPP University

BPP University

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines.
Contact the University for further information.
Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

Cambridge Education Group

Cambridge Education Group

3rd Year entry to ONCAMPUS London, Graduate Diploma

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Subjects, Accounting, Business with Accounting, Financial and Business Management, Financial Services, Financial and Business Management, Business with Human Resources

Cambridge Education Group

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Cardiff Metropolitan University

3rd year entry to relevant degree programmes.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

Coventry University

Coventry University

Contact the University for further information. Areement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

De Montfort University

De Montfort University

3rd year entry to relevant degree programmes.
2nd year entry to selected degree programmes.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University

3rd year entry to relevant degree programmes

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas:

  • Accounting
  • Administration & Information Technology
  • Architectural Technology
  • Business
  • Business with Accounting
  • Business with HRM
  • Business with IT
  • Business with Marketing
  • Business Management
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Aided Architectural Design and Technology
  • Computing: Networking
  • Computing: Software Development
  • Construction Management
  • Electronic Engineering
  • Electronics
  • Engineering Systems
  • Financial and Business Management
  • Global Trade and Business
  • Hospitality Management
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Travel and Tourism

Glasgow Caledonian University

Glasgow Caledonian University

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines

Applicable HND subject areas: 

3D Design, Accounting, Administration, Architecture and Surveying, Business, Civil Engineering, Computing, Construction, Creative Industries, Engineering, Fashion, Hospitality, Marketing, Media, Retail, Sports Sciences and Health Sciences and Tourism.

Glasgow Caledonian University

Heriot-Watt University

Heriot-Watt University

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Subject areas: Accounting, Business, Business with Human Resource Management, Business with Marketing, Construction Management and Quantity Surveying.

Heriot-Watt University

Keele University

Keele University

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines.
Contact the University for further information.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

Leeds Beckett University

Leeds Beckett University

3rd Year entry for HND/SQA Advanced Diplopmas in: Business, Business with Accounting, Business with HR, Business with IT, Business with Marketing, Computer Networking, Computing Software Development, Computing Technical Support, Electronic Engineering, Global Trade and Business, Hospitality Management, Travel and Tourism.

Leeds Beckett University

Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool Hope University

2nd and 3rd year entry to relevant degree programmes

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Subject areas: Business, Business with Marketing - year 3, Electrical Engineering - year 2

Liverpool Hope University

Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

SQA Advanced Diploma Business provides entry into Year 3 of the BA (Hons) Business with Finance 35892

SQA Advanced Diploma Business with Accounting provides entry into Year 3 of the BA (Hons) Business with Finance, 35892

SQA Advanced Diploma Business provides entry into Year 3 of the BA (Hons) Business with International Business Management, 35894

SQA Advanced Diploma Business provides entry into Year 3 of the BA (Hons) Business with Marketing, 35893

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London South Bank University

London South Bank University

Contact the University for further information. Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

Middlesex University, London

Middlesex University, London

SQA Advanced Diploma Computer Science, Computing: Technical Support provide entry into Year 3 of BSc (Hons) Computer Science.

SQA Advanced Diploma Computing: Networking, Computer Science, Computing: Software Development, Computing: Technical Support all provide entry into Year 3 BSc (Hons) Information Technology.

SQA Advanced Diploma Business, Business with Accounting, Business with Marketing, Business with HRM, Global Trade and Business all provide entry into Year 1 of the 1 year top up of the BA Business Management programme and the BA International Business Administration programme.

SQA Advanced Diploma Business with Accounting, Busines with Marketing, Business with HRM all provide entry into Year 1 of the 1 year top up of the various BA (Hons) Business Management programmes.

Middlesex University London

Northumbria University

Northumbria University

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas for 3rd year entry:

Administration with IT, Business, Business with Accounting, Business with IT, Business with HR, Business with Marketing, Financial Services, Global Trade and Business, Mechanical Engineering, Travel and Tourism and Supply Chain Management.

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas for 2nd or 3rd year entry depending on degree discipline: 

Computing, Electronics and Electronic Engineering.

Northumbria University

Oxford Brookes University

Oxford Brookes University

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas for 3rd year entry:
Accounting, Business, Business with Accounting, Business with HRM, Business with Marketing, Business with IT, Global Trade and Business, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Computing: Software Development

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas for 2nd year entry: 
Financial Services

Applicable HND/Advanced Diploma subject areas for 4th year entry (final year) with a compulsory work placement during the 3rd year:
Construction Management
Quantity Surveying

Oxford Brookes University

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

1st, 2nd and 3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines depending on HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject.

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas:  Business, Drama, Health Sciences, Hospitality and Media.

Robert Gordon University

Robert Gordon University

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines.
Contact the University for further information.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

Roehampton University

Roehampton University

Contact the University for further information. Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam University

Applicable HND/ SQA Advanced Diploma Subjects for advanced entry: Accounting, Business, Events Management, Financial Services, Hospitality, International Business and Trade, Travel and Tourism, Computing - Software Development, Computing - Networking, Computing - Software Development, Computing - Technical Support, Electronic Engineering

Sheffield Hallam University

Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines.
Contact the University for further information.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

Ulster University

Ulster University

3rd year entry to relevant degree programmes.

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Subjects: Business, Business with Accounting and Business with Marketing.

Ulster University

University College Birmingham

University College Birmingham

3rd year entry to relevant degree programmes.

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Subjects: Business, Business with Marketing, Business with Accounting, Business with HRM, Financial and Business Management, Food Science & Technology, Travel and Tourism, Events Management, Hospitality Management, Childhood Practice, Sport & Recreation, Sports Therapy, Fitness, Health and Exercise.

One and a half years credit for Global Trade and Business - bridging semester at year 2 (level 5) followed by final year (level 6).

University College Birmingham

University for the Creative Arts

University for the Creative Arts

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines.
Contact the University for further information.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

University of Aberdeen

University of Aberdeen

HNC/SQA Advanced Certificate Chemical Engineering providing entry into Year 2 of BEng Chemical Engineering

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Mechanical Engineering providing entry into Year 3 of BEng Mechanical Engineering

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Accounting providing entry into Year 3 MA Accounting

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Business providing entry into Year 3 MA Business Management   

University of Aberdeem

University of Bradford

University of Bradford

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines.

Contact the University for further information.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

University of Brighton

University of Brighton

2nd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines

3rd year considered where a top up year is available or in exceptional circumstances

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas:  Wide range of disciplines available

University of Brighton

University of Central Lancashire

University of Central Lancashire

3rd year entry to relevant degree programmes.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

University of Chester

University of Chester

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines

Applicable HND subject areas:  Business, Computing, Hospitality and Tourism.

University of Chester

University of Chichester

University of Chichester

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas: Accounting, Administration, Business, Hospitality, Logistics, Marketing, Retail, Travel and Tourism.

University of Chichester

University of Derby

University of Derby

Contact the University for further information. Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

University of Dundee

University of Dundee

2nd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines
3rd year entry is reviewed on an individual basis upon application

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Subject areas:  Please see http://www.dundee.ac.uk/undergraduate/ for all HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Subject entry requirements. Almost all subjects covered.

University of Dundee

University of Gloucestershire

University of Gloucestershire

3rd year entry to relevant degree programmes

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas:

Business, Business with Marketing, Global Trade and Business, Business with HRM, Business with Accounting, Electronic Engineering, Computing: Networking, Computing Software Development, Computing Technical Support

University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

3rd year entry to relevant degree programmes.
2nd year entry to selected degree programmes.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Contact the university for further information.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

University of Huddersfield

University of Huddersfield

3rd year entry to relevant degree programmes.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

University of Hull

University of Hull

2nd year entry
2nd and 3rd year entry of related degrees depending on the graded units achieved.

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas: Business, Business with Accounting, Business with HRM, Business with IT, Business with Marketing, Financial Services, Global Trade and Business, Hospitality Management, Supply Chain Management, Travel and Tourism, Financial and Business Management, Accounting, Electronics, Computer Science, Information Technology and Engineering Systems

University of Hull

University of Lincoln

University of Lincoln

2nd year entry to selected degree programmes.

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines.

Contact the University for further information.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

University of Manchester

University of Manchester

The University of Manchester welcomes applications from students achieving excellence in a wide range of qualifications, including the SQA Higher National Diploma.

Individual courses reserve the right to judge the relevance and acceptability of qualifications when considering an application for first year or advanced entry

University of Manchester

University of Northampton

University of Northampton

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines.

Contact the University for further information.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

University of Plymouth

University of Plymouth

2nd year entry for Construction, Acting & Performing and Administration

3rd year entry to all other subjects

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas: Accounting, Administration, Business, Construction, Engineering, Hospitality, Logistics, Marketing, Nautical Science and Acting & Performing.

University of Plymouth

University of Portsmouth

University of Portsmouth

3rd year entry to relevant degree programmes.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

University of Salford

University of Salford

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines

Entry to 3rd year with A or B in graded units: Accounting, Business with Accounting, Administration and IT, Business, Financial Services, Financial and Business Management, International Business and Trade, Global Trade and Business, Sport and Hospitality Management, Sport and Recreation Management, Activity Management, Travel and Tourism, Hospitality Management.

Entry to 2nd year of all degrees above with C in graded units.

University of Salford

University of South Wales

University of South Wales

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines.

Contact the University for further information.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

University of Stirling

University of Stirling

Applicable SQA HND/Advanced Diploma subjects - Entry to Year 2:

Accounting, Administration and Information Technology, Financial Services, Travel and Tourism, Computer: Networking, Computer: Technical Support, Information Technology, Creative Industries: Media and Communication, Creative Industries: Radio, Creative Industries: Television, Legal Services, Practical Journalism, Social Sciences, Applied Biological Sciences, Applied Bioscience, Applied Sciences, Applied Sports Science, Biomedical Sciences, Biotechnology, Countryside Management, Environmental Management and Sustainability, Environmental Sciences, Coaching and Developing Sport, Fitness, Health and Exercise, Sport and Hospitality Management and Music Business.

Applicable SQA HND/Advanced Diploma subjects - Entry to Year 3:

Accounting (INTO campus pathway), Advertising and Public Relations, Business, Computer Science, Computer: Software Development, Events Management, Financial and Business Management, Hospitality Management, Human Resource Management, International Business and Trade, Marketing Retail Management, Social Sciences, Travel and Tourism.

University of Stirling

University of Strathclyde

University of Strathclyde

2nd year and in some cases 3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas: Computing: Software Development, Business and Business related programmes, Accounting, Financial Services, Global Trade and Business, Hospitality Management, Retail Management, Travel and Tourism, Administration and IT

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University of Sunderland

University of Sunderland

Students with the following HND/SQA Advanced Diplomas will gain entry into the following programmes at the University of Sunderland:

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma in Supply Chain Management - entry into Year 3 of your BA (Hons) Business Management

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma in Administration and Information Technology - entry into Year 3 BA (Hons) Business Management

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma in Business, Business with HRM, Business with IT, Business with Marketing, Global Trade and Business, Financial Services - entry into Year 3 of BA (Hons) Business Management (Stage 3 - Top Up)

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Business, Business with HRM, Business with IT, Financial Services, Business with Marketing, Global Trade and Business - entry into Year 3 BA (Hons) Banking and Finance (Stage 3 - Top Up)

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma in Business with Marketing, Business, Business with HRM, Business with IT, Global Trade and Business, Business with Accounting - entry into Year 3 of BA (Hons) Business and Marketing (Stage 3 - Top Up)

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma in Financial Services, Business with Accounting - entry into Year 3 of BA (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management (Stage 3 - Top Up)

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Financial Services - entry into Year 3 BA (Hons) Business and Marketing Management

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma in Hospitality Management - entry into Year 3 of BSc (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management (Stage 3 - Top Up)

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University of Teesside

University of Teesside

Teesside University welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed an HND/SQA Advanced Diploma. Applications will be considered on an individual basis. Teesside will consider advanced entry applications to the second and third year of bachelor degrees for the HNC/SQA Advanced Certificate and HND/SQA Advanced Diploma respectively.

University of Teesside

University of the West of England, Bristol

University of the West of England, Bristol

2nd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines

University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE) welcomes applications from students who have successfully completed an SQA HND/SQA Advanced Diploma. Applications will be considered by UWE on an individual basis.

Advanced admission to Programmes at UWE is based on the students having the right academic background and achieving the standard UWE entry requirements including those for English Language proficiency.

University of the West of England Bristol

University of the West of Scotland

University of the West of Scotland

All HNCs/SQA Advanced Certificates and HNDs/SQA Advanced Diplomas will be considered for articulation to corresponding degrees.

University of the West of Scotland

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

3rd year entry to corresponding Degree programmes.

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas: Accounting, Business, Business related, IT, Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Supply Chain Management and Travel and Tourism.

University of Wales Trinity Saint David

University of Wolverhampton

University of Wolverhampton

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines.
Contact the University for further information.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

University of Worcester

University of Worcester

3rd year entry to relevant degree programmes.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

Westminster University

Westminster University

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines.

Contact the University for further information.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

York St John University

York St John University

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines

Applicable HND subject areas:  Range of Business specialisms

York St John University

USA

Full Sail University

Full Sail University

2nd year entry to selected degree programmes

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines

Applicable HND subject areas: Computing, Creative Industries, Entertainment and Media.

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Gannon University

Gannon University

3rd year entry to relevant degree programmes.

Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

International Technological University

International Technological University

Contact the University for further information. Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

La Roche College

La Roche College

Contact the University for further information. Agreement negotiated by our Chinese partner, CSCSE.

Lincoln University

Lincoln University

Advanced entry with SQA HNC/Advanced Certificate Business

  • Year 2 (3rd Semester) of Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Advanced entry with SQA HND/Advanced Diploma Business

  • Year 3 of Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Lincoln University

Marquette University

Marquette University

Advanced entry with HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Business (39 credits when combined with Graded Unit performance of B or above) into any Business Major

Marquette University

Northern Arizona University

Northern Arizona University

Students who have successfully completed the SQA Advanced Diploma Hospitality Management will gain advanced entry into Year 3 of the Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management

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Northwood University

Northwood University

Students with the following HND/SQA Advanced Diploma's will gain entry into the following Majors

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Business - entry into Year 3, Bachelor of Business Administration - Management

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Marketing - entry into Year 3, Bachelor of Business Administration - Marketing

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Accounting - entry into Year 3, Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma International Trade and Business, Bachelor of Business Administration - International

Northwood University

Pacific Lutheran University

Pacific Lutheran University

3rd year entry to relevant degree programmes

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject areas: Business, Financial Services, Financial and Business Management and Global Trade and Business.

Pacific Lutheran University

State University of New York (SUNY) College at Plattsburgh

State University of New York (SUNY) College at Plattsburgh

2nd year entry to selected degree programmes

3rd year entry to applicable Degree disciplines

Applicable HND/SQA Advanced Diploma subject area: Business

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Tiffin University

Tiffin University

2nd year entry

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Accounting - Entry into Year 2 (57 credits). The student will only need to complete one course to be considered for entry into Year 3. (Tiffin University programme - BBA Accounting)

HND/SQA Advanced Diploma Business with Marketing - Entry into Year 2 (57 credits). The student will only need to complete one course to be considered for entry into Year 3. (Tiffin University programme - BBA Marketing) 

Tiffin University

Next steps

Is Diploma to Degree the pathway for you?

Get in touch to discuss your next steps and find out more.

Universities

Why become an SQA Progression Partner?

Northwood University

SQA Advanced Diploma graduates from around the world are looking for an opportunity to study at an institution like yours. Our progression partners gain access to a talented pool of Diploma graduates from international SQA centres through our Diploma to Degree programme.

SQA's Diploma to Degree programme is a proven route for students to progress onto second or third year of a degree after successful completion of an SQA Advanced Diploma.

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SQA's students are at the heart of Diploma to Degree and as a result of this work we are able to offer them a choice of pathways and destinations."

Margaret Hutchinson, Articulation Manager, SQA