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UK Degree Explanation

UK Postgraduate - Doctoral degree (QCF Level 8)

Description of a UK higher education qualification at level 8: Doctoral degree The description provided for this level of the FHEQ (The framework for higher education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland) is here below; Doctoral degrees are awarded to students who have demonstrated: the creation and interpretation of new knowledge, through original researchor...

UK Postgraduate - Masters Degree (QCF Level 7)

Description of a higher education qualification at level 7: Master's degree The description provided for this level of the FHEQ (The framework for higher education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland) is here below whcih also includes other level 7 qualifications such as postgraduate certificates and postgraduate diplomas. Master's degrees are awarded to stu...

UK Undergraduate - Bachelor's Degree (QCF Level 6)

Description of a higher education qualification at level 6: Bachelor's degree with honours The description provided for this level of the FHEQ (The framework for higher education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland) is here below which also includes other level 6 qualifications such as bachelor's degrees, graduate diplomas and so on. Bachelor's degrees w...

UK Foundation Degree - HND (QCF Level 5)

Description of a higher education qualification at level 5: Foundation Degree The description provided for this level of the FHEQ (The framework for higher education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland) is here below whcih also includes other level 5 qualifications such as Diplomas of Higher Education, Higher National Diplomas and so on. Foundation Degrees are award...

UK Certificate of Higher Education - HNC (QCF Level 4)

Description of a higher education qualification at level 4: Certificate of Higher Education The description provided for this level of the FHEQ (The framework for higher education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland) is here below; Certificates of Higher Education are awarded to students who have demonstrated: • knowledge of the underlying concepts and prin...