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What is a Diploma?

A diploma is a higher education program that provides advanced knowledge and practical skills learning in a specific career field. Diploma programs usually last for one- to two years. Community colleges, technical schools and some universities offer diploma programs for a diverse range of students. Working professionals returning to post-secondary education may want to pursue a diploma to enhance their career prospects.  Recent secondary school graduates may choose a diploma as their ticket to an entry-level position in their field, or as a smooth transition into continued higher education study.

 

What are the benefits of taking a Diploma?

There are a number of distinct benefits to obtaining a diploma. Employers seek out diploma-holders for their demonstrated knowledge and understanding of their field. Students can decide during the course of the diploma program if they would prefer to start working right away upon graduation, or if they would like to try and transfer the credits they earn in a diploma program to a longer-term degree.

 

What do we study in a Diploma?

There are diploma programs in most academic fields across all disciplines, from the Arts to Business, the Humanities to Technology, the Natural Sciences to Social Sciences and more. Within the discipline, there are highly specific diploma programs, designed to prepare the student for a job in that field. For example, one may choose to get a Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education, an International Advanced Diploma in Business Management or a Two-Year Diploma in Hotel and Tourism Management. There are different types of diplomas – diploma, advanced diploma, graduate diploma and postgraduate diploma. The difference has to do with the pre-requisites for study.

What kind of career improvement can you expect with a Diploma?

Graduates from diploma programs can expect to see their career prospects improve almost immediately. This is because employers recognize that graduates with a diploma are more professionally familiar with the key skills, knowledge and ideas that are critical to that industry. Even students with many years of experience in their field can benefit from a diploma, as it proves that the holder is familiar with the most up-to-date methods and techniques in their field.

How much does it cost to take a Diploma?

The cost of obtaining a diploma will vary widely from one school to the other, and depending on the program. Diplomas also vary in their duration, which can also contribute to differences in tuition cost. It is helpful to check with the school offering the diploma program of interest to get more information about the price of diploma study. The school may also be able to provide information about financial assistance, if available. It is possible to contact the school of choice directly using the web form on the program page on this website.

Why take a Diploma program Online?

 

Ideally suited to those who are working full time, have other scheduling commitments or area living far away from the campus where they wish to obtain their diploma, online diploma programs are an excellent option. Using e-learning technology, students will follow a planned curriculum to study for their diploma online. Teachers can communicate more directly with their students, and also encourage class discussions using forums. After passing a diploma program online, graduates are awarded with the same degree as on-campus or full-time diploma students.

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St. Patrick's

This industry-focused diploma prepares you for a successful management career by providing a solid understanding of key business management principles and practices. ... [+]

HND Business Management

This industry-focused diploma prepares you for a successful management career by providing a solid understanding of key business management principles and practices.

Course Requirements Level 3 qualification or equivalent GCE Advanced level profile demonstrating strong performance in a relevant subject or an adequate performance in more than one GCE subject An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution Mature learners without formal qualifications are required to present a profile of achievement in the form of 2 years related work experience (paid or unpaid) and will be subject to relevant entry assessments All a... [-]
United Kingdom London
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
UNICAF - ACCA

Unicaf University offers in association with a British Awarding Body a Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Financial Management which is equivalent to a Bachelor degree and ... [+]

Unicaf University offers in association with a British Awarding Body a Level 6 Diploma in Accounting and Financial Management which is equivalent to a Bachelor degree and has been designed to provide you with core knowledge in key areas to ensure that you have the skills to go on to complete the ACCA Professional Accounting qualification. This programme covers all aspects of accounting, providing excellent preparation for a professional qualification.

The nine modules of the Level 6 Diploma align to each of the nine Fundamental Level papers (F1 to F9) of the ACCA professional accounting qualification. For each module successfully completed during the course, students qualify for an exemption from the relevant paper of the ACCA examinations. So, students can complete a British Level 6 Diploma and also receive the ACCA exemptions from the following ACCA papers:... [-]

Nigeria Lagos USA New York Greece Athens Romania Bucharest United Kingdom London Egypt Cairo Ghana Accra Malawi Lilongwe Mauritius Port Louis Somalia Mogadishu Zambia Lusaka Jordan Irbid  + 20 More
March 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Online
Toronto School of Management

This one-year Undergraduate Diploma will give you the skills to begin and succeed in a career in hospitality and tourism. Enjoy 3% early bird discount if you pay your tui ... [+]

Diploma in Hospitality and Tourism Management Co-op

This one-year Undergraduate Diploma will give you the skills to begin and succeed in a career in hospitality and tourism. Enjoy 3% early bird discount if you pay your tuition fees in full. The program focuses on the most up-to-date developments in the hospitality industry, helping you to:

Develop professional hotel competencies such as effective communication skills, good customer service skills, leadership, and teamwork, ensuring that you are providing a high-quality product or service to your customers Gain supervised practical work experience directly related to your academic and career goals Become immediately effective within the hospitality and tourism industry through understanding the principles and procedures of a range of hospitality functions, including front desk operations, housekeeping, and food and beverage production Course Requirements Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Equivalent * or Mature student ** Age 18 or older IELTS of 5.5 or equivalent for Non-native English speakers ... [-]
Canada Toronto
November 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Plató de Cinema

During the Cinema Diploma, El Plató de Cinema will guide the student in a process of learning and discovering cinema, both from a technical and artistic perspective; all ... [+]

Give a 360º Tour

During the Cinema Diploma, El Plató de Cinema will guide the student in a process of learning and discovering cinema, both from a technical and artistic perspective; all this from the hand of active professionals in the film industry.

In these three courses the subjects are common for all the students, making this way that our students leave with the highest technical and narrative level possible and with a high degree of autonomy, in order to be able to face different types of productions and adapt better to the demands on the part of the market.

The training offered by the school is theoretical and practical. Understanding that only once it is carried out, the student will assimilate the knowledge seen in class.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
October 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
VCAD Visual College of Art and Design

Turn your passion into a rewarding and creative career. With the Graphic Design diploma program at VCAD, you will build a skill set that complements your artistic talents ... [+]

Are you passionate about page layout? Fascinated by product packaging? Does typography make you swoon? If so, then turn your passion into a rewarding and creative career. With the Graphic Design diploma program at VCAD, you will build a skill set that complements your artistic talents so you can launch a successful career as a graphic designer.

In this program, you’ll focus on learning techniques used in both traditional and computer graphic design, including drawing, design, colour theory and typography, as well as the standard software used in the industry. You’ll learn to design for publications, packaging, advertising, corporate branding and websites. Transition into the professional realm with a portfolio that showcases both your creative flare and impressive skills. Career opportunities exist in a wide variety of fields, including graphic design firms, marketing agencies and advertising companies. Magazines, newspapers, professional printers and web development companies also require graphic designers. Event promotions and planning services may also employ graphic designers.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
College Australia

Interested in progressing within your organization or starting your own company? Bolster your knowledge of key business strategies and risk management practices. ... [+]

Business at CA

Interested in progressing within your organization or starting your own company? This is your ideal asset! Bolster your knowledge of key business strategies and risk management practices. This qualification would apply to individuals with various job titles including executive officers, program consultants, and program coordinators. Individuals in these roles may possess substantial experience in a range of settings, but seek to further develop their skills across a wide range of business functions. Conversely, it may also apply to those with little or no vocational experience, but who possess sound theoretical business skills and knowledge that they would like to develop in order to create further educational and employment opportunities.... [-]

Australia Southport
July 2019
Full-time
12 months
Campus
CAFA Wine School

Wine Consultant Diploma / Conseiller en Sommellerie in 1 year taught in English and in French The Sommellerie Advisor selects the products to be offered to its custome ... [+]

Wine Consultant Diploma/ Conseiller en Sommellerie

The Sommellerie Advisor selects the products to be offered to its customers: wines and spirits. Before deciding on a negotiation with the suppliers, he must first proceed with the tasting. The supply must be consistent with the scope, scope, reputation and requirements of the clients. He establishes the list of wines, after having made their assessment and draw up their year of emission. It must manage all the alcohols available on the market. He also advises the customer on the wine that accompanies the dishes. He is able to serve or explain the wine service to customers.

And from a technical point of view, it must identify the principles of varietals and production of wines, know the great wines and producers of famous wines as well as the different types of wines and their respective characteristics.... [-]

France Bordeaux
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
Campus
ESEC - École Supérieure d'Études Cinématographiques de Paris

It offers bachelors the opportunity to directly access the studies for which they are passionate, without going through a university course, and whatever their previous o ... [+]

The preparatory year

It offers bachelors the opportunity to directly access the studies for which they are passionate, without going through a university course, and whatever their previous orientation.

Many candidates want to turn to the film and television professions, but think they do not have - or can not acquire - the background necessary to integrate ESEC . A bad orientation to the Lycée, a desire repressed in favor of studies considered more classical, a passion that turns late into obvious necessity generate frustrations and generate a fear to present themselves to a serious selection.The preparatory year of ESEC is an educational accompaniment in various artistic and cultural fields. It has one goal: that the student understands what surrounds him, so that he chooses and retains what he needs to achieve personal projects. The working method makes it possible to acquire a good general artistic culture, an aesthetic reflection, a knowledge of the social world, a curiosity towards the other arts. A permanent accompaniment, in the respect of its choices and its ambitions, has for main goal to allow the student to discover and develop his unique skills. The work requested of the student is organized as a training in method and speed by the realization of observation sequences, speeches, individual presentations. The control of knowledge is permanent and interactive, individually with each teacher or within a group.... [-]

France Paris
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Cornerstone Bible College for Mission Training

The two-year program at Cornerstone Bible college also called the Diploma program in Intercultural Studies, prepares missionary candidates for cross-cultural work. Studen ... [+]

Cornerstone offers practical and academic training in a mission-oriented setting. We are an interdenominational evangelical bible college. We stand firm on the basic evangelical beliefs. We are open for discussion and difference of opinion on secondary matters, but seek to avoid controversies and extremes.

The two-year program at Cornerstone Bible college also called the Diploma program in Intercultural Studies, prepares missionary candidates for cross-cultural work. Students who finish Cornerstone’s diploma program successfully are prepared for ministries as: pioneer church planting, church nurture, support and aid ministries, ‘tent making’ situations, etc.

Beside biblical studies, the second year majors on missiology, intercultural studies and cross-cultural communication. Spiritual and personal formation courses encourage students to develop their leadership skills. Included in the second year is an internship of six weeks hands-on mission experience in a cross-cultural setting (The cost for the six week mission experience is NOT included in the fees and will depend on the country you go to).... [-]

Netherlands Beugen
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Ecole Lenôtre

The Cooking Chef training has been created for people willing to train or reinvent themselves in Cooking. For those who want to learn from the basis to the high level of ... [+]

ECOLE LENÔTRE COOKING CHEF TRAINING

The Ecole Lenôtre provides its students and partners with cutting-edge training to facilitate, encourage, communicate and maintain high-performance standards and excellence. The "Cooking Chef Ecole Lenôtre" training is aimed at adults who are passionate about cooking whether or not they are on a conversion course, and for professionals seeking to increase their field of expertise.

Eligibility for this course has the following pre-requisites:

To be aged 18 years or older To have basic knowledge of the language in which the course is taught (level B1) To be able to read and write To know the basics of hygiene and safety in a food environment To have basic knowledge of basic reasoning (calculations and logic) STRUCTURE OF THE ECOLE LENÔTRE CHEF TRAINING ... [-]
France Plaisir Paris
September 2019
Full-time
23 weeks
Campus
Culinary Institute of Barcelona

Obtaining CIB’s Chef Diploma is getting much more than a professional cook's degree. This diploma guarantees that the student is able to innovate and create, that is, to ... [+]

Obtaining CIB’s Chef Diploma is getting much more than a professional cook's degree. This diploma guarantees that the student is able to innovate and create, that is, to improve what already exists and to do things that nobody has done before. This course is a journey through the art and science of gastronomy that, optionally, can be extended with a previous module of initiation for those who don't’ have any professional experience in cooking.

Once the Diploma is successfully completed, the student can choose any of the six culinary specialties available to become a Specialist Chef or opt for the course to obtain the Executive Chef Postgraduate Diploma.

It is an 8-month program of multicultural coexistence with students from all over the world within the framework of the city of Barcelona, where you will not only learn cooking techniques, but you will live a life experience that will serve you for the rest of your life.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
May 2019
Part-time
8 months
Campus
SHML - Swiss College of Hospitality Management Lenk

Teachers at SHML - Swiss Hotel Management School Lenk will go out of their way to engage their students and inspire them to inquire and learn. This class gives our studen ... [+]

Fabrizio Magoni / Unsplash PROGRAM OFFERINGS

SHML - Swiss College of Hospitality Management Lenk provides an integrated course schedule of learning through exploration, scrutiny, and self-reflection. In every class, our teachers emphasize the strategies and processes involved in learning and self-growth, creating a unique opportunity to prepare our students to live thoughtful, creative, and fulfilling lives in a rapidly changing society. Please see our current course offerings below.

DIPLOMA IN CULINARY MANAGEMENT

Teachers at SHML - Swiss Hotel Management School Lenk will go out of their way to engage their students and inspire them to inquire and learn. This class gives our students a chance to apply their unique skills and expand their horizons by learning something new. Hurry up - there are limited places available in this popular class!... [-]

Switzerland Lenk im Simmental
January 2020
Campus
Diversitat Training

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and ind ... [+]

Diploma Program 2019. Course Information CRICOS Course Code:088703G

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who apply knowledge, practical skills and experience in leadership and management across a range of enterprise and industry contexts. Individuals at this level display initiative and judgment in planning, organizing, implementing and monitoring their own workload and the workload of others. They use communication skills to support individuals and teams to meet organizational or enterprise requirements. They plan, design, apply and evaluate solutions to unpredictable problems, and identify, analyze and synthesize information from a variety of sources.

Career Outcomes ... [-]
Australia Geelong
January 2020
12 months
Campus
Future Lions International

If you are aged 16-18 and interested in sports, nutrition and the treatment of sports injuries, this could be the course for you. In addition to studying the core science ... [+]

If you are aged 16-18 and interested in sports, nutrition and the treatment of sports injuries, this could be the course for you. In addition to studying the core sciences, nutrition and physiology, you will also dig deeper into performance analysis, understand and relate how Premier and Elite Athletes' performance is related to your own. It's the ideal introduction to a Higher Education course in either Sports or Exercise or as the first step to a career in the growing sports and leisure industry. This is the perfect education partner to our fantastic football development programme taught by UEFA A Licensed coaches connected to many famous clubs in the UK.

The course includes core sciences, anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology, sports psychology and sports nutrition. You may complete options in coaching, fitness appraisal, biomechanics, practical team sports, sports massage and current issues in sport. The course is taught by specialist sports science staff. It also includes football training by UEFA coaches. you will also be eligible to play in the FA Youth Cup and compete in the National Youth Alliance for a well-known football club. ... [-]

United Kingdom London China Beijing
August 2019
Full-time
Campus
American European Education

MSI’s Digital Marketing Diploma offers a perfect blend of online industry-validated education and internship in New York City. This program is oriented towards graduate s ... [+]

Manhattan Studies Institute is part of American European Education (AEE), an organization dedicated to educating students with applicable and up-to-date knowledge. Its mission is to spur the imagination of students through education. AEE encompasses 3 schools in 2 different locations (Brasov, Romania and New York, USA) independent of one another, each in a different industry or niche: Manhattan Studies Institute – Digital Marketing, TASTE Culinary Business Academy – Culinary Industry and American Hotel Academy – Hospitality Industry.

Become an Experienced Certified Digital Marketing Professional!

Delivered online, our Digital Marketing program creates a well-balanced blend that will leave you in the perfect position to choose your career path in digital marketing. Learn from the best and apply for internships in New York City or Launch your Online Marketing Agency.... [-]

USA New York
Open Enrollment
Full-time
360 hours
Online