Comparison with other EU HE Qualifications

CountryQualificationUK 2ii Honours standardA good UK 2nd class HonoursUK 2i Honours standardUK 1st Class Honours standard
Austria Bachelor
Diplomstudium/Magister

3.20

2.55

 

2.20 1.60
Belgium Bachelor
Licentiaat / Licencié

60%

12.00

66.5%

14.60

Cum laude or a cum fructu with good references or avec distinction or overal average of 70%

16.00

 

Magna Cum laude, minimum 80%

18.00

Bulgaria Bachelor (from 2001)
Diploma za Zavarsheno Visshe Obrazovanie

4.0 (from 2001)

4.7 (from 2001)

5.0 (from 2001) 6.0 (from 2001)
Croatia Baccalaureus 3.00 3.52 3.80 4.50
Cyprus Ptychion
Bachelor

6.5

7.15

7.50 8.50
Czech Republic Bakalár
Magistr (formerly Absolvent Vysoké Skoly

2.70

2.38

2.20 1.20
Denmark Bachelor
Candidatus Philosophiae
Diplomingeniør
Professionbachelor / Eksanmensbevis

7.50 (on 13-pt scale)

4.20 (on 12-pt scale)

8.15 (on13-pt scale)

5.85 (on 12-pt scale)

8.50 (on 13 -pt scale)

6.75 (on 12-pt scale)

11.0 (on13-pt scale)

9.50 on (on 12-pt scale)

Estonia

Bakalaurusekraad

 

'D' Grade with 2.00 out of 6.00 or 3.00o out of 5.00 'D' Grade with 2.65 out of 6.00 or 3.33 out of 5.00

'C' Grade bordering on a 'B' Grade / 3.00 out of 6.00 or 3.50 out of 5.00

'A' Grade /4 out of 6 / 4 out of 5
Finland Kandidaatti / kandidat (lower academic degree, min. 120 credits new system) (2005 -)
Oikeusnotaari (lower academic law degree)
Ammattikorkeakoulututkinto, AMK / yrkeshögskoleexamen, YHS (polytechnic degree, min. 120 credits) - new system since 1996
Maisteri / magister (higher academic degree, min. 160 credits/5 years) as of 1996
Proviisori / provisor (higher academic degree in Pharmacy, min. 200 credits)
Min. 120 credits (new system from 2005) 1.30 Min. 120 credits (new system from 2005) 1.76 Min. 120 credits (new system from 2005) 2.0

Min. 120 credits (new system from 2005) 3.30

 

France

Licence (before 2009)

Licence (from 2009)

Diplôme from an Ecole Superieure de Commerce / Gestion / Politique

Diplôme d'Ingénieur

Maîtrise

Licence before 2009 - 12.2

Licence from 2009 (and other listed qualifications) - 10.8

Licence (before 2009) 13.37

Licence (from 2009 and other listed qualifications) 11.71

Licence (before 2009) 14.0

Licence (from 2009 and other listed qualifications) 12.2

Licence (before 2009) 16.0

Licence (from 2009 and other listed qualifications) 14.0

Germany Bachelor
Fachhochschuldiplom (Diplom (FH))
Magister Artium / Diplom / Erstes Staatsexamen (First State Examination)

3.20

2.55

2.20 1.60
Greece

Ptychion (Bachelor degree)

awarded by an AEI: 6.00

awarded by a TEI: 6.50

awarded by an AEI: 6.68

awarded by a TEI: 7.15

awarded by an AEI: 7.00

awarded by a TEI: 7.50

awarded by an AEI: 8.50

awarded by a TEI: 9.00

Hungary Egyetemi Oklevel
Foiskola Oklevel
Alapképzés/Bachelor degree

Egyetemi Oklevel or Alapkepses/Bachelors degree: 2.50

Foiskola Oklevel 3.50

Egyetemi Oklevel or Alapkepses/Bachelors degree: 3.15

Foiskola Oklevel 4.15

Egyetemi Oklevel or
Alapképzés/Bachelor degree 3.50

Foiskola Oklevel 4.50

Egyetemi Oklevel or
Alapképzés/Bachelor degree:  5.00
Italy Diploma di Laurea
Licenza di Accademia di Belle Arti
Corsi di Master Universitario di primo livello
Corsi di Specializzazione di primo livello
 94

100 

104

109

Rep. of Ireland Bachelors H2.2

56.5%

H2.1 H1
Latvia Bakalaurs (courses from 2000)
Professional Bachelor Degree
Magistrs (pre-2000)
 6.00

6.98

7.50 9.00
Lithuania Bakalauras (Bachelor degree) (courses from 2000)
Magistras (Master's degree)(pre-2000)
 6.00

7.30

 8.00  10.00
Luxembourg Bachelor
Diplôme d'Ingénieur Industriel

bien

14.0/20.0

bien

15.3/20.0

très bien

16.0/20.0

excellent 

18.00

Malta Bachelors Honours Lower Second Class Honours 64% at Bachelors Honours Upper Second Class Honours First Class Honours
Netherlands Bachelor degree (courses from 2002) / Doctoraal /
Getuigschrift Hoger Beroepsonderwijs (HBO)
Overal average of 6.0 to 6.9

Overal average of 6.65

Overall average of 7.0 to 7.9 Overall average of 8.0 to 10.0
Poland Bachelor degree (post 2003)
Magister (with subject title)(before 2003)
 3.50

3.96

4.20

5.00

Portugal Licenciado / Diploma de Estudos Superiores Especializados Overall average of 14.0 to 15.9

Overall average 15.3

Overall average of 16.0 to 17.9 (muito bom com distinção) Overall average of at least 18.0 = muito bom com distinção e louvor
Romania

Diploma de Licenta (from 2003) /Diploma de Inginer (from 2003)

 Overall average 6.50

Overall average 7.15

 Overall average 7.50 Overall average 8.50
Slovakia Bakalár (from 2005)
Magister / Inzinier (formerly Absolvent Vysokej školy)
Overall grading dobrý / C
 2.50

2.83

2.00 1.50 

Slovenia

Diplomant, Professionally Oriented First Degree
Univerzitetni Diplomant, Academically Oriented First Degree
University Diploma

 At least 7.00

At least 7.68

At least 8.00

At least 9.00

Spain

Licenciado / Título de Ingeniero / Título de Arquitecto

6.00

UCM grade system: 1.50

6.65

UCM grade system: 1.83

7.00

UCM grade system: 2.00

9.00

UCM grade system: 3.00

Sweden Kandidatexamen (min 120 credits) (Min 120 credits) - At least 100 credits at G (Godkand) with good supporting references (Min. 120 credits) - At least 70 credits at VG (Val Godkand) (Min 120 credits)- At least 90 credits at VG (Väl Godkänd) (Min 120 credits) - At least 110 credits at VG (Väl Godkänd) with excellent supporting references

 

 

CountryUK Masters standard
Austria Master's degree
Belgium Master's degree (courses from 2004)
Bulgaria Master's degree (courses from 2001)
Cyprus  
Czech Republic Magistr (courses from 2001)
Denmark

Magisterkonfereus (Magister Artium)

Candidatus - second level (long cycle) university degree (usually post 1995)

Eire Master's degree
Estonia Magistrikraad
Finland

Proviisori / provisor (higher academic degree in Pharmacy, min. 200 credits)

France Master's degree (courses from 2002)
Mastère Specialisé
Magistère (introduced in 1985)
Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures Specialisées
Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies
Germany Master
Lizentiat / Aufbaustudium / Zweites Staatsexamen
Greece Metaptychiakon Spoudon Diploma
Hungary Egyetemi Doktor (1983-1996)
Italy Corsi di Master Universitario di secondo livello
Corsi di Specializzione di secondo livello
Latvia Magistrs (courses from 2000)
Lithuania Magistras (Master's degree) (courses from 2000)
Luxembourg Master
Malta Master's degree
Netherlands Master's degree (courses from 2002)
Poland Masters degree (post 2003)
Portugal Master's degree
Mestrado / Mestra
Romania Diploma de Master
Slovakia Magister / Inzinier, Master's Degree / Engineer (awarded from 2003)
Doktor Filozofie (abbr. PhDr.)

Slovenia

Magister
Spain Magister
Sweden Magisterexamen (min 160 credits)
Licentiatexamen (Licentiate)
Master's degree / International Master's degree (in English