Frequently Asked Questions - Diploma

Students graduating with our Diploma also receive the following Diploma for the same course:

BTEC Higher National Diploma

BTEC Higher National Diploma is a Higher National Diploma (Level 5) from the United Kingdom which is an internationally recognized Diploma for admission to second or third year degree programs in universities in the United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and other countries. It provides exemptions from examinations of major professional bodies. It is also a very well sought-after qualification by employers all over the world, not only in Malaysia.

The BTEC Level 5 Higher National Diploma is widely recognized as equivalent to one or two years of university education.

Everything you learn and achieve can count towards an undergraduate degree and the majority of BTEC graduate are fast-tracked to the second or third year of a degree course at a wide range of leading universities worldwide.

For further information on recognition of BTEC Higher National Diploma for university entry, please click here: Newbridge College Brochure

Also, for information on finance and fees. Please see: Newbridge College Brochure

BTEC stands for Business & Technology Education Council and was established in 1994.

BTEC is a suite of international qualification taught across the globe by leading education institutes. Learners who undertake a BTEC qualification develop a blend of in-depth knowledge and important skills specific to a vocational sector such as IT, Business and Engineering.

No, the syllabus covered in our Diploma has been approved for the BTEC Higher National Diploma.

Newbridge College is an approved centre for the Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma. All assessments for the BTEC Higher National Diploma will be carried out internally in Newbridge College by Newbridge College lecturers. Newbridge College is subject to stringent audit by independent auditors from the United Kingdom twice a year.

No, our published fees cover for both Diplomas.

Students receive two Diplomas for the same course of study. You receive the Diploma that you enroll in from Newbridge College and the BTEC Higher National Diploma.

We offer the following Diplomas/BTEC Higher National Diploma:

  • Accounting
  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Information Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Students who graduated from our Diploma also receive the BTEC Higher National Diploma from the United Kingdom. Newbridge Diploma and BTEC Higher National Diploma are recognized for admission to second or third year University degree courses in the United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and locally, apart from acceptance by employers world-wide. For more information, please see here.