By Spy Uganda
Kampala: Victoria University has announced that it’s offering the Higher Education Certificate General (HEC) to candidates who qualify for the UACE award but have not scored sufficiently good grades to enrol for a degree or diploma programme.
”You are welcome to pursue our Higher Education Certificate (HEC), which is approved by NCHE Uganda. You do not need to repeat Senior Six. Through HEC offered at Victoria University, we will prepare you to achieve a Degree of your choice. Apply Now via email@example.com,” announced the University.
You are welcome to pursue our Higher Education Certificate (HEC), which is approved by @NCHEuganda
You do not need to repeat Senior Six. Through HEC offered at Victoria University, we will prepare you to achieve a Degree of your choice.
Apply Now via firstname.lastname@example.org
— Victoria University, Kampala (@VUKampala) September 29, 2021
The announcement comes days after National Council for Higher Education accredited and provided the minimum standards for the Higher Education Certificate Programme which is a level 4 qualification of the Qualification Framework.
The Higher Education certificate is an intensive programme intended for students who have successfully completed the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) or its equivalent science subjects, but may not have attained sufficient grades to enrol for diploma or degree programmes of their choice in the Higher Education Sector.
TheSpy Uganda has since learnt that the HEC programme will be available in 3 pathways;
- HEC (General): For those interested in pursuing a diploma or degree program within the Humanities, Arts and Business field.
- HEC (Biological Sciences): For those interested in pursuing g a diploma or degree programme within the health science field and,
- HEC (Physical Sciences): For those interested in pursuing a diploma or degree programme within the engineering and technology-related field.
Meanwhile, it should be noted that only persons who complete the HEC with credit and distinction are eligible for admission to a relevant Bachelor’s degree program while those who obtain a pass are only eligible for admission to a diploma program of their choice.
Ok, So Why Join Victoria University Among All?
The university is equipped with dozens of courses that are at an international level and believes that there is a need to utilize this lockdown to acquire a skill that will sustain your living during and post-Covid era.
The University has the capacity, facilities and determination to revitalize higher education in Uganda and in the region. The University is committed to playing a leading role in bringing and developing high-quality education, student-centred learning opportunities based on standards of excellence that are unique, innovative and difficult to match.
The university believes there is no reason one should register a dead year yet it has innovated a classic online system that offers convenient lectures to all students while enjoying comfortable seats in their homes.
The University is centrally located in the heart of Kampala City and on the main public transportation routes coupled with ample parking space.
Victoria University is part of the Ruparelia Group of Companies, which has a strong presence in the education sector in Uganda and has under its portfolio, Kampala Parents School and Delhi Public School International.