International Degree Equivalents

Country Qualification Comparable Level in the UK Grade Grade UK Comments
Country Qualification Comparable Level in the UK Grade Grade UK Comments
Afghanistan Master's degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a Postgraduate
Albania Diploma e nivelit te pare, First Level Diploma (Bologna award) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Algeria Licence British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Algeria Diplôme d'Ingénieur British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Algeria Diplôme d'Architecte d'Etat British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Algeria Diplôme de (professional field) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Algeria Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Argentina Licenciado British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 9
7.5
6
1st
2.1
2.2
Argentina Título de Profesor British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 9
7.5
7
1st
2.1
2.2
Argentina Professional Title British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 9
7.5
8
1st
2.1
2.2
Armenia Bachelor degree (Bakalavri Astichan), awarded from 2005 British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Armenia Bachelor degree from the American University of Armenia British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Armenia Specialist Diploma British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 5
9-10
18-20
Excellent
GPA 4.0
4
7-8
13-17
Good
GPA 3.0 - 3.5
1st




2.1
2.2
Armenia Master's degree (Magistrosi Astichan), awarded before 2005 British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 4
7-10
13-17
Good
GPA 3.0
2.1 Postgraduate
Australia Bachelor degree (Honours) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1st
2(a)
2(i)
2 (b)
2 (ii)
3rd
1st
2.1



2.2
Australia Diplomstudium British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard genuegend (pass) 2.2 and above
Australia Magister British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard genuegend (pass) 2.2 and above
Austria Bachelor degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Sehr gut (very good)
Gut (good)
Befriedigend (satisfactory)
1st

2.1
2.2
Azerbaijan Bakalavr diplomu (Bachelor degree) (awarded from 2005) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Azerbaijan Specialist Diploma British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 5
91-100
4
81-90
1st

2.1
2.2
Azerbaijan Magister awarded before 2005 British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 4 2.1
Bahamas Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Bahrain Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Bangladesh Bachelor degree (4 years) from BUET British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard GPA 3.75
GPA 3.0
GPA 2.5
1st
2.1
2.2
Bangladesh Master?s degree (when following a three or four year Bachelor degree) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard GPA 3.0 2.2 Postgraduate
Barbados Bachelor degree from University of West Indies British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Belarus Specialist Diploma (completed after 1991) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 9-10 (10 pt scale)
5 (5 pt scale)
8 (10 pt scale)
4 (5 pt scale)
7 (10 pt scale)
4 (5 pt scale)
1st

2.1

2.2
Belarus Master's degree (since 1991) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 7 (10 pt scale)
4 (5 pt scale)
2.1 Postgraduate
Belgium Licence / Licentiaat and other two cycle diplomas British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 80-100%
16+/20
Met grootste onderscheiding
Avec la plus grande distinction
Met grote onderscheiding
Avec la grande distinction
70-79%
14/20
Met onderscheiding
Avec distinction
60-69%
12/20
Met voldoening
Avec satisfaction
1st









2.1




2.2
Belgium Academic Bachelor degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 80-100%
16+/20
Met grootste onderscheiding
Avec la plus grande distinction
Met grote onderscheiding
Avec la grande distinction
70-79%
14/20
Met onderscheiding
Avec distinction
60-69%
12/20
Met voldoening
Avec satisfaction
1st









2.1




2.2
Belgium Professional Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Belize Bachelor degree from University of West Indies British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Benin Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 12 2.2 Postgraduate
Benin Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures (DES) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 12 2.2 Postgraduate
Bolivia Licenciado British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 89 (0-100 scale)
9 (1-10 scale)
75 (0-100 scale)
8.5 (1-10 scale)
64 (0-100 scale)
7.5 (1-10 scale)
1st

2.1

2.2
From public autonomous universities only
Bolivia Professional title British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 89 (0-100 scale)
9 (1-10 scale)
75 (0-100 scale)
8.5 (1-10 scale)
64 (0-100 scale)
7.5 (1-10 scale)
1st

2.1

2.2
From public autonomous universities only
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bachelor degrees (Bologna awards) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 10
9
8
1st
2.1
2.2
Bosnia and Herzegovina Visoko Obrazovanja British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 10 (1-10 scale)
5 (1-5 scale)
9 (1-10 scale)
4 (1-5 scale)
8 (1-10 scale)
4 (1-5 scale)
1st

2.1

2.2
Botswana Master's degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Pass 2.2 Postgraduate
Brazil Bacharel British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Brazil Licenciado British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Brazil Professional title (4 years in duration) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Brunei Bachelor (Honours) degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1st
2.1
2.2
1st
2.1
2.2
Bulgaria Професионален бакалавър (Profesionalen bakalavar) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 6 Otlichen - Excellent
5 Mnogo Dobur - Very Good
4 Dobur - Good
1st

2.1

2.2
Bulgaria Professional Bachelor; Bachelor degree (awarded from 2003) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 6 Otlichen - Excellent
5 Mnogo Dobur - Very Good
4 Dobur - Good
1st

2.1

2.2
Bulgaria Diploma za Zavarsheno Visshe Obrazovanie (Diploma of Completed Higher Education) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 6 Otlichen - Excellent
5 Mnogo Dobur - Very Good
4 Dobur - Good
1st

2.1

2.2
Bulgaria Master's degrees (pre 2000) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 6 Otlichen - Excellent
5 Mnogo Dobur - Very Good
4 Dobur - Good
1st

2.1

2.2
Burkina Faso Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 12 2.2 Postgraduate
Burkina Faso Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures (DES) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 12 2.2 Postgraduate
Burundi Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 60 2.2 Postgraduate
Cambodia Master's degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 85-100%
A
4.00
Excellent
80-84%
B+
3.50
Very Good
70-79%
B
3.00
Good
1st



2.1



2.2


Cameroon Diplôme d'Ingénieur British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Pass 2.2
Cameroon Maîtrise / Master's degree (without thesis) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 16
14
12
1st
2.1
2.2
Canada Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Canada Bachelor degree (Honours) British Bachelor (Honours) degree 3.7
A
3.3
B+
2.5
C+
1st

2.1

2.2
Canada Professional degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree 3.7
A
3.3
B+
2.5
C+
1st

2.1

2.2
Chad Maîtrise To be assessed on a case-by-case basis n/a n/a
Chile Licenciatura British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Chile Professional degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
China 学士学位, Bachelor degree (awarded through the Adult Higher Education route, or delivered by a non-university through the Regular Higher Education route) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
China 学士学位, Bachelor degree (awarded and delivered by a university through the Regular Higher Education route) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 90%
85%
80%
1st
2.1
2.2
Colombia Licenciado British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Colombia Licenciado/professional title with acreditación de alta calidad British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 4
3.6
3.2
1st
2.1
2.2
Colombia Professional title British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Costa Rica Licenciado British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 9
8
7
1st
2.1
2.2
Croatia Visoko Obrazovanja/Level VII/1 British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Croatia Baccalaureus / Baccalaurea, Prvostupnik/Prvostupnica, Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Cuba Título de Licenciado British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Cuba Arquitecto British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Cuba Doctor British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Cuba Ingeniero British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Cyprus Bachelor degree (from a recognised Higher Education Institution) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Cyprus Ptychio (from a recognised Higher Education Institution) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Czech Republic Bakalár, Bachelor degree (awarded from 2002)

or

Magistr (formerly Absolvent Vysoké Skoly) / Professional title (before 2002)
British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1
Vyborny (Excellent)
A
2
Velmi dobry (Very good)
B
1.5
3
C - D
2 ? 2.5
Dobry (Good) - Uspokovjivĕ I Satisfactory
1st



2.1




2.2
Denmark Bachelor degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 12
10
7
1st
2.1
2.2
Denmark Professionsbachelor (Professional Bachelor degree) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 12
10
8
1st
2.1
2.3
Djibouti Maîtrise British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Dominica Bachelor degree (from the University of the West Indies) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Dominican Republic Maestría British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 0.8 2.2
Ecuador Título de Licenciado/a British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Ecuador Título Profesional British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Egypt Bachelor degree (from a Public or Private University) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Egypt Bachelor degree awarded by the American University in Cairo British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
El Salvador Licenciado British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
El Salvador Professional title British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
El Salvador Maestría British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 6 2.2 Postgraduate
Estonia Bakalaurusekraad / Diploma (Bachelor degree) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 5
A
4
B
3
C
1st

2.1

2.2

Estonia Rakenduskõrgharidusõppe Diplom, Professional Higher Education Diploma British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Ethiopia Master's degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Various To be assessed on a case-by-case basis Postgraduate
Fiji Bachelor degree (from the University of the South Pacific) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard A
80%
B
70%
2.1

2.2

Finland Ammattikorkeakoulututkinto, AMK / yrkeshögskoleexamen, YHS (polytechnic degree, min. 120 credits) - since 1996 British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Finland Kandidaatti / kandidat (lower academic degree, min. 120 credits new system) (2005 -) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 3 (3 point scale)
5 (5 point scale)
2 (3 point scale)
4 (5 point scale)
2 (3 point scale)  3 (5 point scale)
1st

2.1

2.2

Finland Kandidaatti / Kandidat (160 - 180 credits) Professional titles - Ekonomi, Diplomi-insinööri, Arkkitehti, Lisensiaatti (in Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine) Proviisori (-1996); Proviisori / provisor (higher academic degree in Qualification Comparable Level in the UK Grade Comparisons Comments Grade UK Grade Pharmacy, min. 200 credits) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 3 (3 point scale)
5 (5 point scale)
2 (3 point scale)
4 (5 point scale)
2 (3 point scale)  3 (5 point scale)
1st

2.1

2.2

Finland Lisensiaati / licenciat British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 2 (3 point scale)
4 (5 point scale)
2.2
Finland Juris Kandidat British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 2 (3 point scale)
4 (5 point scale)
2.2
Finland Proviisori / provisor British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 2 (3 point scale)
4 (5 point scale)
2.2
France Licence (from 2009) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 16
14
12
1st
2.1
2.2
France Licence Professionnelle British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 16
14
12
1st
2.1
2.2
France Maîtrise British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 15
13
11
1st
2.1
2.2
Holders of an M1 (240 credits of a Master?s degree) may apply for the award of a Maîtrise and as such could be considered on the same basis.
France Diplôme d'Ingénieur British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Pass 1st
France Architecte Diplômé d'État British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Pass 1st
France Diplôme from an Ecole Superieure de Commerce / Gestion / Politique British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Pass 1st
Gabon Diplôme d'Ingénieur British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard n/a To be determined on a case-by-case basis
Georgia Bakalavris Khariskhi, Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Georgia Specialist Diploma (five years or longer) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 4
Good
2.1
Germany Bachelor British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Mit Auszeichnung (excellent)
Sehr gut (very good)
Gut (good)
Befriedigend (satisfactory)
1st

2.1

2.2
Germany Fachhochschuldiplom (Diplom (FH)) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Mit Auszeichnung (excellent)
Sehr gut (very good)
Gut (good)
Befriedigend (satisfactory)
genuegend (pass)
1st

2.1




2.2
Germany Erstes Staatsexamen British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Mit Auszeichnung (excellent)
Sehr gut (very good)
Gut (good)
Befriedigend (satisfactory)
genuegend (pass)
1st

2.1




2.2
Germany Magister Artium British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Mit Auszeichnung (excellent)
Sehr gut (very good)
Gut (good)
Befriedigend (satisfactory)
genuegend (pass)
1st

2.1




2.2
Germany Diplom British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Mit Auszeichnung (excellent)
Sehr gut (very good)
Gut (good)
Befriedigend (satisfactory)
genuegend (pass)
1st

2.1




2.2
Ghana Bachelor degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Division 1
3.6 (4pt GPA)
Division 2.1
3.25 (4pt GPA)
Division 2.2
2.5 (4pt GPA)
1st

2.1

2.2
Greece Ptychio (Bachelor degree) awarded by an AEI British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Ἀριστα (Excellent)
8.50 - 10.00
Λίαν Καλώς (Very Good)
Καλώς (Good)
5.00 - 6.49
1st

2.1

2.2
Guatemala Licenciado British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Guatemala Professional title British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Guatemala Maestria from Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 0.6 2.2 Postgraduate
Guatemala Maestria from a private university British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 0.7 2.2 Postgraduate
Guyana Graduate Diploma British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Guyana Master's degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard C 2.2 Postgraduate
Holy See Baccalaureate (2006-) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Holy See Licenciate (-2005) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Honduras Licenciado British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Honduras Professional title British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Hong Kong Bachelor degree (Honours) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1st
2.1
2.2
1st
2.1
2.2
Hungary Alapképzés, Bachelor degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 5 - jeles excellent
4 - jo good
3 - kozepes average
2 - elegseges pass
1st
2.1

2.2
Hungary Egyetemi Oklevel British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 5 - jeles excellent
4 - jo good
3 - kozepes average
2 - elegseges pass
1st
2.1

2.2
Iceland Baccalaureatus degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 9
8
7
1st
2.1
2.2
Iceland Kandidatsprof/Candidatus Mag British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 9
8
7
1st
2.1
2.2
India Bachelor degree (Honours / Special) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
India Bachelor degree (in a professional subject) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Indonesia Sarjana (S1) course accredited with A British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 4.0 (cumulative GPA)
3.0 (cumulative GPA)
2.5 (cumulative GPA)
1st

2.1

2.2
Iran Bachelor degree (Licence or Karshenasi) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Iran University of Technology degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Iran Professional Doctorate British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 12 (0-20 scale) 2.2 Postgraduate
Iraq Bachelor degree in Medicine British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Iraq Bachelor degree in Engineering (obtained before 1990) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Iraq Master of Technology (from a Technical College) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 70% or over 2.2 Postgraduate
Iraq Master's degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 70% or over 2.2 Postgraduate
Ireland Honours Bachelor degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard First Class Honours
Second Class Honours - Grade 1
Second Class Honours - Grade 2
1st
2.1

2.2
Ireland Ireland Higher Diploma British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Second Class Honours - Grade 2 2.2
Israel Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Israel Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Israel Doctor of Medicine (MD) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Italy Diploma accademico di primo livello British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 110 con lode
101
91
1st
2.1
2.2
Italy Diploma di Laurea (2002-) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 111 con lode
101
91
1st
2.1
2.2
Italy Diploma di Mediatore Linguistico British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 112 con lode
101
91
1st
2.1
2.2
Italy Licenza di Accademia di Belle Arti To be assessed on a case-by-case basis Various To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Italy Diploma di Laurea (Vecchio Ordinamento) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 112 con lode
101
91
1st
2.1
2.2
Ivory Coast Diplôme d'Etudes supérieures spécialisées (DESS) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 12 2.2 When approved by the Ministere de l'Enseignement Superieur et de la Recherche Scientifique
Ivory Coast Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures (DES) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 12 2.2 When approved by the Ministere de l'Enseignement Superieur et de la Recherche Scientifique
Ivory Coast Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 12 2.2 When approved by the Ministere de l'Enseignement Superieur et de la Recherche Scientifique
Jamaica Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Japan Advanced Diploma (Koudo Senmon Shi) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Various To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Japan Bachelor degree (Gakushi) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Jordan Bachelor degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 3.7 (4 pt scale)
3.0 (4 pt scale)
2.5 (4 pt scale)
1st
2.1
2.2
Kazakhstan Bakalavr (Bachelor degree) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Kazakhstan Specialist Diploma British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 5
4
1st
2.1
2.2
Kenya Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Kosovo Baҫelor / Baccalaureus (Bachelor degree) To be assessed on a case-by-case basis n/a To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Kuwait Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Kyrgyzstan Master's degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 4
Good
Credit (zachet)
2.1 Postgraduate
Kyrgyzstan Specialist Diploma (completed after 1991) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 5
Excellent
4
Good
Credit (zachet)
1st

2.1
2.2
Latvia Bakalaurs, Bachelor degree (awarded from 2003) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Latvia Professional Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Latvia Magistrs (pre 2001) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 6.5 2.2
Latvia Postgraduate Diploma (professional programme) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 6.5 2.2 Postgraduate
Lebanon Bachelor degree (from a US regionally accredited institution in Lebanon) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Lebanon Maitrise British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Lesotho Bachelor of Law British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1st
A
2.1
B
2.2
C
1st

2.1

2.2
Lesotho Master's degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 60%+ 2.2 Postgraduate
Liberia Master's degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 3.5 out of 4 2.2 Postgraduate
Libya Bachelor degree in Architecture, Engineering or Medicine (from a university) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Liechtenstein Bachelor degree from the Hochschule Liechtenstein British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1 -6 (4+ required to pass) To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Liechtenstein Magister philosophiae British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1 -6 (4+ required to pass) To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Lithuania Bakalauras, Bachelor degree (awarded from 2001) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 5 (1-5 scale)
10 (1-10 scale)
4 (1-5 scale)
9 (1-10 scale)
4 (1-5 scale)
8 (1-10 scale)
1st

2.1

2.2
Lithuania Profesinis Bakalauras, Professional Bachelor degree (awarded from 2001) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 5 (1-5 scale)
10 (1-10 scale)
4 (1-5 scale)
9 (1-10 scale)
4 (1-5 scale)
8 (1-10 scale)
1st

2.1

2.2
Lithuania Magistras (pre 2001) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 4 (1-5 scale)
8 (1-10 scale)
2.2
Luxembourg Bachelor degree from University of Luxembourg British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Macao Bachelor degree / Licenciatura British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Macao Master's degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 3.0 GPA 2.2 Postgraduate
Macedonia Bachelor degree (Bologna award) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Macedonia Visoko Obrazovanja British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 10
9
8
1st
2.1
2.2
Madagascar Maîtrise British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Madagascar Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 12 2.2 Postgraduate
Malawi Master's degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 3.2 GPA
74%
2.2
Postgraduate
Malaysia Bachelor degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Class 1
A
Class 2 division i
A-/B+
Class 2 division ii
B
1st

2.1

2.2
Maldives, the Bachelor degree (from Maldives College of Higher Education) To be assessed on a case-by-case basis Various To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Malta Bachelor (Honours) degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1st
2.1
2.2
1st
2.1
2.2
Mauritania Maîtrise British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Mauritius Bachelor degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1st
2.1
2.2
1st
2.1
2.2
Mexico Licenciado British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Mexico Professional title British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Moldova Diploma de Licenta British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Moldova Diploma de Studii Superioare (Diploma of University Higher Studies) (courses after 1991) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Montenegro Diploma primijenjenih osovnih studija, Diploma of professional undergraduate studies (abbr. B.Appl.) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Montenegro Diploma/Uvjerenje o zavr?enim osnovnim akademskim studijama, Diploma of completed academic undergraduate studies (abr. BA) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Morocco Diplome du Cycle Normal British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Morocco Diplome from Ecoles Nationales de Commerce et de Gestion (ENCG) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Morocco Licence Professionnelle British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Morocco Licence d'Etudes Fondamentales British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Morocco Licence Professionnelle British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Morocco Diplôme d'Ingénieur d'État British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 16
14
12
1st
2.1
2.2
Myanmar Master's degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Pass grade (typically 50% overall) 2.2 Postgraduate
Namibia Master's degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard C
60%
2.2 Postgraduate
Netherlands, the Bachelor degree (from 2002) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Grades 9 (8.5-9.4) - 10 (9.5-10)
Grades 7 (6.5-7.4) - 8 (7.5-8.4)
Grade 6 (5.5-6.4)
1st

2.1

2.2
Netherlands, the Hoger Beroepsonderwijs (HBO) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Grades 9 (8.5-9.4) - 10 (9.5-10)
Grades 7 (6.5-7.4) - 8 (7.5-8.4)
Grade 6 (5.5-6.4)
1st

2.1

2.2
Netherlands, the Doctoraal British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Grades 9 (8.5-9.4) - 10 (9.5-10)
Grades 7 (6.5-7.4) - 8 (7.5-8.4)
Grade 6 (5.5-6.4)
1st

2.1

2.2
New Zealand Bachelor (Honours) degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard A
80
4
Pass with credit
B+
70
3.3
Good Pass
B-
60
2.6
Good Pass
1st



2.1



2.2


Nicaragua Licenciado British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Nicaragua Maestria British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Various To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Nicaragua Professional Title British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Niger Diplôme d'Etudes supérieures spécialisées (DESS) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 12 2.2 Postgraduate
Niger Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 12 2.2 Postgraduate
Nigeria Bachelor degree with Honours British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Nigeria Doctor of... (first cycle degree in medical fields) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Nigeria Post-Higher National Diploma British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Norway Bachelorgrad (from 2003) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard A
C+
E+
1st
2.1
2.2
Norway Candidatus Magisterii British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1.5 - 1.0
2.5 - 1.6
3.2 - 2.6
1st
2.1
2.2
Oman Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Pakistan Master?s degree (two years) in Humanities and Commerce Subjects (completed after a four-year Bachelor degree) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Division II (45-55%)
3.0
good
2.2

Specific attention must be given to the grading system for the specific qualifications - there are numerous and varied grading systems within Pakistan
Grading transfer applies only for awards given by recognised public sector universities / degree awarding institutes and category 'W' private institutions (HEC compliant)
Pakistan Master of Philosophy (completed after a two or three-year Bachelor degree and a one or two-year Master's degree) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Division II (45-55%)
3.0
good
2.2

Specific attention must be given to the grading system for the specific qualifications - there are numerous and varied grading systems within Pakistan
Grading transfer applies only for awards given by recognised public sector universities / degree awarding institutes and category 'W' private institutions (HEC compliant)
Palestinian National Authority Master's degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Palestinian National Authority Bachelor degree in Medicine or Dental Medicine British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Panama Licenciado British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Panama Professional title British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Panama Maestría British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Various To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Papua New Guinea Bachelor (Honours) degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Pass To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Paraguay Título de Licenciado British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Paraguay Título de... (professional title) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Peru Título de Licenciado/a British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Peru Título Profesional British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Philippines Master's degree from a Centre of Excellence or a prestigious institution British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Good 2.2
Poland Licencjat (awarded from 2002) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Poland Inzynier (awarded from 2002) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Poland Magister (awarded before 2001) / Magister Inzynier British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 4.5

3.5
2.1 and above
2.2
Portugal Licenciado British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 18
16
14
1st
2.1
2.2
Portugal Diploma de Estudos Superiores Especializados (DESE) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 18
16
14
1st
2.1
2.2
Puerto Rico Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Qatar Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Romania Diplomă de Licenţă (three to four years long) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 9
8
7
1st
2.1
2.2
Romania Diploma de Urbanist Diplomat British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 9
8
7
1st
2.1
2.2
Romania Diplomă de Inginer British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 9
8
7
1st
2.1
2.2
Romania Diploma de Arhitect British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 9
8
7
1st
2.1
2.2
Romania Diploma de Doctor-Medic British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 9
8
7
1st
2.1
2.2
Romania Diploma de Doctor Medic-Veterinar British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 9
8
7
1st
2.1
2.2
Romania Diploma de Farmacist British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 9
8
7
1st
2.1
2.2
Russian Federation, the Диплом Бакалавра, Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Russian Federation, the Диплом Специалиста, Specialist Diploma British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 5
4
1st
2.1
2.2
Rwanda Bachelor Honours degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1st, 2.1, 2.2 and 3rd To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Samoa Bachelor degree (from University of the South Pacific) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard A
80%
B
70%-79%
2.1

2.2
Saudi Arabia Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Senegal Bachelor in Business Administration from L'Institut Africain de Management British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Senegal Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 12 2.2 Postgraduate
Senegal Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures Specialisées British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 12 2.2 Postgraduate
Senegal Diplôme de Pharmacien British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Senegal Diplôme de Docteur en Chirurgie Dentaire British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Senegal Diplôme d'Etat de Docteur en Médecine British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Senegal Diplôme d'Etudes Superièures British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Senegal Maîtrise British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Serbia Diplom Visokog Obrazovanja various To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Serbia Bachelor degree from 2003 various To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Sierra Leone Bachelor degree (Honours) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Sierra Leone Master's degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree various To be assessed on a case-by-case basis Postgraduate
Singapore Bachelor degree (from public universities) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Slovakia Bakalár, Bachelor degree (awarded from 2005) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard A
Výborný - Excellent
1
B
Vel' Mi Dobrý - Very Good
1.5
C
Dobrý - Good
2
1st



2.1


2.2

Slovakia Magister (before 2002) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Výborný - Excellent
Vel' Mi Dobrý - Very Good
Dobrý - Good
1st

2.1

2.2
Slovakia Inzinier and other professional titles British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Výborný - Excellent
Vel' Mi Dobrý - Very Good
Dobrý - Good
1st

2.1

2.2
Slovenia Diplomant (Professionally Oriented First degree) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 10
Výborný - Excellent
9
Vel' Mi Dobrý - Very Good
8
Dobrý - Good
1st


2.1


2.2
Slovenia University Diploma; Univerzitetni Diplomant (Academically Oriented First degree) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 10
Výborný - Excellent
9
Vel' Mi Dobrý - Very Good
8
Dobrý - Good
1st


2.1


2.2
Solomon Islands, the Bachelor degree (from the University of the South Pacific) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard A
80%+
B
70-79%
2.1

2.2
South Africa Bachelor (Honours) degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1
75 - 100
2.1
70 - 74
2.2 (60 - 69)
Distinction
Pass (60% average detailed in transcript)
1st

2.1

2.2
1st
2.2
Because of the broad grade boundary, it is recommended here that individual transcripts are examined to determine the percentage obtained by the student. A final or average percentage of 60% or above may be considered comparable to a 2.2 standard
South Africa Bachelor degree in Technology (BTech) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1
75 - 100
2.1
70 - 74
2.2 (60 - 69)
Distinction
Pass (60% average detailed in transcript)
1st

2.1

2.2
1st
2.2
Because of the broad grade boundary, it is recommended here that individual transcripts are examined to determine the percentage obtained by the student. A final or average percentage of 60% or above may be considered comparable to a 2.2 standard
South Korea Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Spain Título de Licenciado British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 9
7.5
6
1st
2.1
2.2
Spain Título de Ingeniero British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 9
7.5
6
1st
2.1
2.2
Spain Título de Arquitecto British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 9
7.5
6
1st
2.1
2.2
Sri Lanka Professional degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1st
2.1
2.2
1st
2.1
2.2
Sri Lanka Bachelor Special degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1st
2.1
2.2
1st
2.1
2.2
Sri Lanka Bachelor of Education British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1st
2.1
2.2
1st
2.1
2.2
St Kitts and Nevis Bachelor degree (from the University of the West Indies) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
St Lucia Bachelor degree (from the University of the West Indies) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Sudan Bachelor degree in Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Sudan Master's degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 70%
B+
2.2
Postgraduate
Surinam Doctoraal Examen (until 1983) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard n/a To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Surinam Master's degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard met genoegen 2.2
Sweden Bachelor degree / Kandidatexamen (min 120 credits / 180 ECTS) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Pass (Godkänd) - G 2.2
Sweden Yrkesexamen / Professional Bachelor degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Pass (Godkänd) - G 2.2
Switzerland Bachelor degree; Fachhochschule Diplom (FH) / Hautes Écoles Specialisées Diplôme / Scuole Universitarie Professionali Diploma British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Summa cum Laude 6 / Insigni cum Laude 5.5
Magna cum Laude 5
Cum Laude 4.5
1st


2.1

2.2
Switzerland Diplom / Diplôme / Diploma; Lizentiat / Licence / Licenza; Staatsdiplom / Diplôme d'Etat / Diploma di Stato British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 4 2.2
Syria Bachelor (Licence/al-Ijaza fi) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Taiwan Bachelor degree from National Universities British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Tajikistan Specialist Diploma (Completed after 1991) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 5 / Excellent

4 / Good
1st
2.1
2.2
Tajikistan Magister (since 1991) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 5 / Excellent
4 / Good
1st
2.1
2.2
Tanzania Bachelor degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1st
2.1
2.2
1st
2.1
2.2
Thailand Bachelor degree (four/five years) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Thailand Bachelor degree (six years) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard A
Excellent
4
B+
very good
B
good
3
1st


2.1

2.2

Togo Diplôme d'Études Approfondies (DEA) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 12 2.2 Postgraduate
Togo Diplôme d'Études Supérieures (DES) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 12 2.2 Postgraduate
Tonga Bachelor degree (from the University of the South Pacific) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard A
80%
B
70-79%
2.1

2.2
Trinidad and Tobago Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Tunisia Maîtrise British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Tunisia Licence British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Tunisia Diplôme National de ... (Ingénieur/Architecture) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 16
14
12
1st
2.1
2.2
Tunisia Docteur en ... (Médecine/Vétérinaire) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 16
14
12
1st
2.1
2.2
Turkey Lisans Diplomasi British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Turkey Mühendis Diplomasi (-1981) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Turkmenistan Specialist Diploma (pre-2001 and post-2008) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Uganda Bachelor degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard Class I - Top Honours
4.4-5 GPA
Class Iii - Honours Upper
4.0-4.3 GPA
Class IIii - Honours Lower
3.0-3.9 GPA
1st


2.1


2.2
Ukraine Dyplom Bakalavra, Bachelor degree (awarded from 2008) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Ukraine Specialist Diploma (completed after 1991) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 5 (5 pt scale)
10 (12 pt scale)
4 (5 pt scale)
7 (12 pt scale)
1st

2.1
Ukraine Dyplom Magistra, Master's degree (awarded prior to 2006) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 4 (5 pt scale)
7 (12 pt scale)
2.1
United Arab Emirates, the Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
United States of America, the Bachelor degree British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
United States of America, the First professional degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 3.7 - 4.0
3.3 - 3.7
3.0 - 3.3
1st
2.1
2.2
Uruguay Título de Licenciado British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Uruguay Degree in a professional subject British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Uzbekistan Specialist Diploma (completed since 1991) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 5
4
1st
2.1
2.2
Uzbekistan Master?s degree (Magistr) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 4
71-85%
2.1
Vanuatu Bachelor degree (from the University of the South Pacific) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard A
80%
B
70-79%
2.1

2.2
Venezuela Licenciatura British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Venezuela Professional Title British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Vietnam Master's degree / Thac si (taught) or Thac si (research based) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 5 2.2 Postgraduate
Yemen Master's degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 0.63 2.2 Postgraduate
Zambia Master's degree British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard B+ 2.2 Postgraduate
Zimbabwe Bachelor of Arts / Science (Honours) (from the University of Zimbabwe) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1
Distinction
2.1
Merit
2.2
Credit
1st

2.1

2.2
Zimbabwe Bachelor degree (from National University of Science and Technology) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a
Zimbabwe Specialist Diploma (from the University of Zimbabwe) British Bachelor (Honours) degree standard 1
Distinction
2.1
Merit
2.2
Credit
1st

2.1

2.2
Zimbabwe Bachelor of Technology degree (from Harare Polytechnic) British Bachelor degree standard n/a n/a




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