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Administration and Information Technology (Year 2 Direct Entry) HND

(SCQF level 8)

Administration, Human Resources & Law, Education and Humanities

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Mode of Study


Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 2 years

26th Aug 2019, 2 years


City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome


This course will provide you with a broad range of office-based skills and knowledge required for a career in office administration. This is a challenging course, where you'll develop specialist skills in IT, desktop publishing, communication, research and planning.

Your stimulating programme will be delivered by our highly professional teaching staff with significant experience in office admin and a proven track record of bringing out the best in their students.

On successful completion of this course, you'll be awarded the HND Administration and Information Technology.

The course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 8. For more information on the framework visit:

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • HNC Administration and Information Technology OR
  • Year 1 of HND Administration and Information Technology.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited to attend a group presentation and interview session. The presentation will give you all of the information you need about the course, this will be followed on the same day by an individual interview where you can tell us why you are interested in this course and ask any specific questions related to your own application.

What you study

  • Office Management.
  • ICT in Business.
  • Developing the Individual Within a Team.
  • Core IT units - Advanced Word Processing, Advanced Spreadsheets, Advanced Databases, Presentation Skills.

There are two graded units within the course, one project based and one exam based.

After the course


This course prepares you for a career as a Personal Assistant or Administrator in both the public and the private sector. The HND can provide progression into employment in a general administrative role within small to medium enterprises. It'll also provide opportunities to develop the skills and knowledge required for more specialist posts demanded by larger organisations.

The qualification will allow you to develop:

  • Technical and administrative knowledge relevant to current practice.
  • Interpersonal skills relevant to an administrative role.
  • Personal effectiveness.
  • Communication.
  • Presentation techniques.

Continuing Study

Successful students can progress on to:

  • Direct entry to the third year of Business/Management, Technology and Enterprise courses which articulate directly from HND Administration and Information Technology.
  • Entry to year one and year two of a range of degrees in other disciplines.
  • Mode of Study:
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019, 2 years
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome