Here we present the International Degree and Qualification Equivalents, and how the degree grades compare to the UK's grading scale. This is especially important information for recruiters who are looking to recruit those with non-UK degrees, and need to work out if the candidate fits the requirements of the role. 

Please note: Those marked with an asterisk (*) - unless explained within the notes - would be equivalent to a 2:2 or above; due to that specific grading system, it is not possible to break these down further. Those marked as n/a, based on 2011 research, are not comparable to a British Bachelor (Honours) degree. 

International Degree Equivalents

Country Qualification Recommended UK Grade Equivalent Notes
1st 2:1 2:2
Australia Bachelor degree Distinction / 75% or 80% Credit Pass with an overall percentage of 58% or above (from universities using either a 70-79% range / 75-84% )
Afghanistan Master's degree n/a n/a n/a
Albania Diploma e nivelit te pare / First Level Diploma (Bologna award) n/a n/a n/a
Algeria Licence n/a n/a n/a
Algeria Diplôme d'Ingénieur n/a n/a n/a
Algeria Diplôme d'Architecte d'État n/a n/a n/a
Algeria Diplôme de (professional field) n/a n/a n/a
Algeria Diplôme d'Études Supérieures n/a n/a n/a
Angola Licenciado n/a n/a n/a
Argentina Licenciado 9 7.5 6
Argentina Título de Profesor 9 7.5 6
Argentina Professional Title 9 7.5 6
Armenia Bachelor degree (Bakalavri Astichan), awarded from 2005 n/a n/a n/a
Armenia Bachelor degree from the American University of Armenia n/a n/a n/a
Armenia Specialist Diploma 5 4 (5 point grading scale)
Armenia Specialist Diploma 9 7 (10 point grading scale)
Armenia Specialist Diploma 18 13 (20 point grading scale)
Armenia Specialist Diploma 4 3 (GPA Scale)
Armenia Master's degree (Magistrosi Astichan), before 2005 4 (5 point grading systems)
Armenia Master's degree (Magistrosi Astichan), before 2005 7 (10 point grading systems)
Armenia Master's degree (Magistrosi Astichan), before 2005 13 (20 point grading systems)
Armenia Master's degree (Magistrosi Astichan), before 2005 Good (classification grading systems)
Armenia Master's degree (Magistrosi Astichan), before 2005 GPA 3.0 (GPA grading systems)
Australia Bachelor Honours degree First Class Second Class Division (Upper / A / 1) Second Class Division (Lower / B / 2)
Austria Bachelor degree 1.5* 2.9* 3.9*  *Please note that the overall weighted grade average, if not specified on the degree transcript, should be calculated from the numerical grades achieved for each module. Modules or assessments marked as pass/fail should not be counted when calculating the average.
Austria Fachhochschuldiplom / Diplom (FH) 1.5* 2.9* 3.9* 
Austria Diplomstudium, when awarded up to and including 2002 - - Genuegend* *Please note that this can be considered comparable to a 2.2 and above
Austria Magister, when awarded up to and including 2002 - - Genuegend*
Azerbaijan Bakalavr diplomu (Bachelor degree) (from 2005) n/a n/a n/a
Azerbaijan Specialist Diploma 5 4 (5 point grading scale)
Azerbaijan Specialist Diploma 91 81 (100 point grading scale)
Azerbaijan Magister awarded before 2005 4
Bahamas Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a
Bahrain Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a
Bangladesh Bachelor degree (4 years) from BUET 3.75 3 2.5 (4-point GPA scale)
Bangladesh Master's degree (when following a three or four year Bachelor degree) 3.0* (4-point CGPA scale)
Barbados Bachelor degree from University of West Indies n/a n/a n/a
Belarus Specialist Diploma (completed after 1991) 5 4 (5 point scale)
Belarus Specialist Diploma (completed after 1991) 9 8 7 (10 point scale)
Belarus Master's degree (since 1991) 4 (5 point scale)
Belarus Master's degree (since 1991) 7 (10 point scale)
Belgium Bachelor degree 17 14 12
Belgium Licence / Licentiaat and other two cycle diplomas 16 14 12
Belize Bachelor degree from University of West Indies n/a n/a n/a
Benin Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) 12*
Benin Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures (DES) 12*
Bolivia Licenciado (from a public autonomous university) 89 75 64 (0 - 100 scale)
Bolivia Licenciado (from a public autonomous university) 9 8.5 7.5 (1 - 10 scale)
Bolivia Professional title (from a public autonomous university) (0 - 100 scale) 89 75 64
Bolivia Professional title (from a public autonomous university) (1 - 10 scale) 9 8.5 7.5
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bachelor degrees (Bologna awards) 10 9 8
Bosnia and Herzegovina Visoko Obrazovanja 10 9 8 (1 - 10 scale)
Bosnia and Herzegovina Visoko Obrazovanja 5 4 (1 - 5 scale)
Botswana Master's degree Pass
Brazil Bacharel n/a n/a n/a
Brazil Licenciado n/a n/a n/a
Brazil Professional title (4 years in duration) n/a n/a n/a
Brunei Bachelor (Honours) degree 1st 2:1 2:2
Bulgaria Bakalavar (from 2003) 5.5 4.5 4
Bulgaria Profesionalen Bakalavar (from 2003) 5.5 4.5 4
Bulgaria Diploma of Completed Higher Education 6 5 4
Bulgaria Magistar (studied and awarded until 2003) 6 5 4
Burkina Faso Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) 12*
Burkina Faso Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures (DES) 12*
Burundi Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) 60*
Cambodia Master's degree 85% 70% 65%
Cambodia Master's degree A B C+
Cambodia Master's degree 4 3 2.5
Cambodia Master's degree Excellent Good Fairly Good
Cameroon Diplôme d'études supérieures en commerce Pass
Cameroon Diplôme d'Ingénieur Pass
Cameroon Maîtrise / Master's degree (without thesis) 16 14 12
Canada Bachelor Honours degree (4 years) / Baccalauréat / Professional Bachelor degree A- B C+ (Letter grade)
Canada Bachelor Honours degree (4 years) / Baccalauréat / Professional Bachelor degree 3.7 3.1 2.5 (4 point GPA scale)
Canada Bachelor Honours degree (4 years) / Baccalauréat / Professional Bachelor degree 83% 73% 62% (Percentage grade)
Canada Bachelor Honours degree (4 years) / Baccalauréat / Professional Bachelor degree 10 8 6 (12 point scale)
Canada Bachelor degree (3 years) A B+ B (Letter grade)
Canada Bachelor degree (3 years) 3.9 3.5 3.1 (4 Point GPA scale)
Canada Bachelor degree (3 years) 90% 80% 73% (Percentage scale)
Canada Bachelor degree (3 years) 12 10 8 (12 point scale)
Chile Licenciatura n/a n/a n/a
Chile Professional title n/a n/a n/a
China Bachelor degree 90% 80% 75% (percentage grade)
China Bachelor degree 3.7 3.3 2.9 (GPA 4.0 scale)
Colombia Licenciado n/a n/a n/a
Colombia Licenciado / professional title with Acreditación de alta calidad 4 3.6 3.2
Colombia Professional title n/a n/a n/a
Costa Rica Licenciado 9 8 7
Croatia Baccalaureus / Baccalaurea 5 4 3
Croatia Diploma Visoko Obrazovanje / Diplomirani / Level VII/1 Diploma (now phased out) 5 4 3
Cuba Título de Licenciado n/a n/a n/a
Cuba Arquitecto n/a n/a n/a
Cuba Doctor n/a n/a n/a
Cuba Ingeniero n/a n/a n/a
Cyprus Bachelor degree / Ptychio when awarded by a public university 8.5 7.5 6.5 When awarded by a private institution, the programme must be accredited by the Ministry of Education and Culture (0-10 grading scale)
Cyprus Bachelor degree / Ptychio when awarded by a public university 3.85 3.5 2.85 When awarded by a private institution, the programme must be accredited by the Ministry of Education and Culture (0-10 grading scale)
Czech Republic Bakalar (2002 onwards) Výborny Velmi Dobre Dobre
Czech Republic A B C
Czech Republic (1.5 or, when awarded before 2004, 2) (2 or, when awarded before 2004, 3)
Denmark Bachelor degree / Professional Bachelor degrees (awarded post-2006/07) 12 07-10 4
Denmark Bachelor degree / Professional Bachelor degrees (awarded post-2006/07) 13 08-10 7
Denmark Candidatus Philosophiae (now phased out) Pass
Djibouti Maîtrise n/a n/a n/a
Dominica Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a (from the University of the West Indies)
Dominican Republic, the Maestría 80%*
Ecuador Título de Licenciado/a n/a n/a n/a
Ecuador Título Profesional n/a n/a n/a
Egypt Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a (from a Public or Private University)
Egypt Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a (awarded by the American University in Cairo)
El Salvador Licenciado n/a n/a n/a
El Salvador Professional title n/a n/a n/a
El Salvador Maestría 6*
Estonia Bakalaurusekraad / Diploma (Bachelor degree) 5 3.5 2.5 
Estonia Rakenduskõrgharidusõppe Diplom / Professional Higher Education Diploma 5 3.5 2.5 
Fiji Bachelor degree (from the University of the South Pacific) A B (Letter grade system)
Fiji Bachelor degree (from the University of the South Pacific) 80% 80% (Percentage grade system)
Finland Kandidaat / Kandidat, when awarded after 2005 4.5 3.25 2.3 (1-5 grading system, non-rounded grade, calculated from the weighted average*)
Finland Kandidaat / Kandidat, when awarded after 2005 3 2 1 (1-3 grading system, rounded grade)
Finland Professional second cycle awards: *Please note that the overall weighted grade average, if not specified on the degree transcript, should be calculated from the numerical grades achieved for each module. Modules or assessments marked as pass/fail should not be counted when calculating the average.
Finland Lisensiaatti / Licenciat [medical subject areas] (degree in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry) 4.5 3.25 2.3 (1-5 grading system, non-rounded grade, calculated from the weighted average*)
Finland Oikeustieteen Kandidaatti / Juris Kandidat (Law degree), with 160 credits 4.5 3.25 2.3
Finland Proviisori / Provisor (Higher Academic degree in Pharmacy), with 200 credits. 4.5 3.25 2.3
Finland Ammattikorkeakoulututkinto (AMK) / Yrkeshögskoleexamen (YHS) 4.75 3.5 2.5 (1-5 grading system, non-rounded grade, calculated from the weighted average*)
Finland Professional second cycle awards: (1-3 grading system, rounded grade)
Finland Lisensiaatti / Licenciat [medical subject areas] (degree in Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Dentistry) 3 2 1
Finland Oikeustieteen Kandidaatti / Juris Kandidat (Law degree), with 160 credits 3 2 1
Finland Proviisori / Provisor (Higher Academic degree in Pharmacy), with 200 credits. 3 2 1
France Licence / Licence Professionelle, awarded from 2009 16 13 12
France Maîtrise (pre-Bologna) 15 13 11
France Diplôme from a Grande Ecole (excluding Grade de Master) including: Diplôme d'État d'Architecte / Diplôme d'Ingénieur / Diplôme from an École Supérieure de Commerce / Gestion / Politique. Pass Please note that the Diplôme must be recognised and listed within the Bulletin Officiel.
Gabon Diplôme d'Ingénieur To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Georgia Bakalavris Khariskhi, Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a
Georgia Specialist Diploma (five years or longer) ( 5 point scale) 4
Georgia Specialist Diploma (five years or longer) ( classification grading system) Good
Germany Bachelor degree 1.5 2.3 3
Germany Fachhochschuldiplom / Diplom (FH) 1.5 2.3 3
Germany Magister Artium / Diplom when studied before 2002 Mit Auszeichnung, where awarded Sehr Gut*, Gut Befriedigend, Genuegend *This grade can be considered comparable to 2:1 and above
Ghana Bachelor degree (from a Public University) 1st 2:1 2:2
Ghana Bachelor degree (from a Public University) (4 point GPA scale) 3.6 3.25 2.5
Greece Diploma/Degree awarded by the AEA, or a recognised university. 8.5 7 6
Guatemala Licenciado n/a n/a n/a
Guatemala Professional title n/a n/a n/a
Guatemala Maestria from Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala 60%*
Guatemala Maestria from a private university 70%*
Guyana Graduate Diploma n/a n/a n/a
Guyana Master's degree C*
Holy See Baccalaureate (2006-) n/a n/a n/a
Holy See Licenciate (-2005) n/a n/a n/a
Honduras Licenciado n/a n/a n/a
Honduras Professional title n/a n/a n/a
Hong Kong Bachelor degree (Honours) 1st 2:1 2:2
Hungary Alapfokozat (Bachelor degree) 5 4 3
Hungary Egyetemi Oklevél (University Diploma, now phased out) 5 4 3
Iceland Baccalaurreatus 9 7.5 6.5
Iceland Kandidatsprf / Candidatus Mag. 8.5 7 6
India Bachelor of Arts/Science/Commerce 75% 60% 50% (Percentage-classifications)
India Bachelor of Arts/Science/Commerce 8.5 7 6 (GPA 10 point system)
India Bachelor of Arts/Science/Commerce 7 5 4 (GPA 7 point system)
India Professional Bachelor degree 75% 60% 50% (Percentage-classifications)
India Professional Bachelor degree 8.5 7 6 (GPA 10 point system)
India Professional Bachelor degree 7 5 4 (GPA 7 point system)
Indonesia Sarjana (S1) course accredited with A 4 3 2.5 (Cumulative GPA)
Iran Bachelor degree (Licence or Karshenasi) n/a n/a n/a
Iran University of Technology degree n/a n/a n/a
Iran Professional Doctorate 17 14 12 (0 - 20 scale)
Iraq Bachelor degree in Medicine n/a n/a n/a
Iraq Bachelor degree in Engineering (obtained before 1990) n/a n/a n/a
Iraq Master of Technology (from a Technical College) 70%*
Iraq Master's degree 70%*
Ireland Honours Bachelor degree First Class Honours Second Class Honours Grade 1 Second Class Honours Grade 2
Israel Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a
Israel Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) n/a n/a n/a
Israel Doctor of Medicine (MD) n/a n/a n/a
Italy Laurea (laurea triennale) 108 94 84
Italy Laurea v.o 110 100 88
Italy Laurea Ingegneria 108 94 84
Italy Specialised undergraduate diplomas:
Italy Licenza di Accademia di Belle Arti 108 94 84
Italy Diploma di Mediatore Linguistico 108 94 84
Italy Diploma Accademico di Primo Livello 108 94 84
Ivory Coast, the Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures spécialisées (DESS) / (DES) 12* (When approved by the Ministere de l'Enseignement Superieur et de la Recherche Scientifique)
Ivory Coast, the Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) 12* (When approved by the Ministere de l'Enseignement Superieur et de la Recherche Scientifique)
Jamaica Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a
Japan Advanced Diploma (Koudo Senmon Shi) To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Japan Bachelor degree (Gakushi) n/a n/a n/a
Jordan Bachelor degree 3.7 3 2.5 (4 point scale)
Kazakhstan Bakalavr (Bachelor degree) n/a n/a n/a
Kazakhstan Specialist Diploma 5 4
Kenya Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a
Kosovo Baçelor / Baccalaureus (Bachelor degree) To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Kuwait Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a
Kyrgyzstan Master's degree 4 (5 point scale)
Kyrgyzstan Master's degree Good (classification grading system)
Kyrgyzstan Master's degree Credit (zachet)
Kyrgyzstan Specialist Diploma (completed after 1991) 5 4 (5 point scale)
Kyrgyzstan Specialist Diploma (completed after 1991) Excellent Good (classification grading system)
Kyrgyzstan Specialist Diploma (completed after 1991) Credit (zachet)
Latvia Bakalaura Diploms / Profesiona Bakalaura Diploms, when awarded from 2003 9 7.5 6
Latvia Magistra Diploms, when awarded up to and including 2000 6.5
Lebanon Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a (from a US regionally accredited institution in Lebanon)
Lebanon Maitrise n/a n/a n/a
Lesotho Bachelor of Law A B C (Letter grade system)
Lesotho Bachelor of Law 1st 2:1 2:2 (Classification system)
Lesotho Master's degree 60%*
Liberia Master's degree 3.5* (4 point scale)
Libya Bachelor degree in Architecture, Engineering or Medicine (from a university) n/a n/a n/a
Liechtenstein Bachelor degree 6 5.5 4
Lithuania Bakalauro Diplomas, awarded from 2003 10 8 7
Lithuania Magistro Diploms, awarded up to and including 2000 10 8 7
Luxembourg Bachelor degree when awarded from 2003 onwards 17 16 14
Macao Bachelor degree / Licenciatura n/a n/a n/a
Macao Master's degree (4-point GPA scale) 3.0*
Macedonia Bachelor degree (Bologna award) n/a n/a n/a
Macedonia Visoko Obrazovanja 10 9 8
Madagascar Maîtrise n/a n/a n/a
Madagascar Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) 12*
Malawi Master's degree 3.2* (GPA system)
Malawi Master's degree 74%* (Percentage)
Malaysia Bachelor degree Class 1 Class 2 division i Class 2 division ii (Classification system)
Malaysia Bachelor degree A A-/B+ B (Letter grade system)
Maldives, the Bachelor degree To be assessed on a case-by-case basis (from Maldives College of Higher Education)
Malta Bachelor Honours degree First Class Honours Second Class Honours, Upper Division Second Class Honours, Lower Division with an overall average of 60%
Mauritania Maîtrise n/a n/a n/a
Mauritius Bachelor degree 1st 2:1 2:2
Mexico Titulo de Licenciado 9 8 7
Mexico Título (Profesional) de [subject area] 9 8 7
Moldova Diploma de Licenta n/a n/a n/a
Moldova Diploma de Studii Superioare (Diploma of University Higher Studies) (courses after 1991) n/a n/a n/a
Montenegro Diploma primijenjenih osovnih studija, Diploma of professional undergraduate studies (abbr. B.Appl.) n/a n/a n/a
Montenegro Diploma/Uvjerenje o završ¡enim osnovnim akademskim studijama, Diploma of completed academic undergraduate studies (abr. BA) n/a n/a n/a
Morocco Diplome du Cycle Normal n/a n/a n/a
Morocco Diplôme from Ecoles Nationales de Commerce et de Gestion (ENCG) n/a n/a n/a
Morocco Licence n/a n/a n/a
Morocco Licence d'Etudes Fondamentales n/a n/a n/a
Morocco Licence Professionnelle n/a n/a n/a
Morocco Diplôme d'Ingénieur d'État 16 14 12
Myanmar Master's degree Pass grade (typically 50% overall)*
Namibia Master's degree C*
Namibia Master's degree 60%*
New Zealand Bachelor degree (Letter grading) A B+ C+
New Zealand Bachelor degree (9-pt GPA) 8 6 3
New Zealand Bachelor (Honours) degree (Letter grading) A B C+
New Zealand Bachelor (Honours) degree (9-pt GPA) 8 5 3
Nicaragua Licenciado n/a n/a n/a
Nicaragua Maestria To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Nicaragua Professional Title n/a n/a n/a
Niger Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures spécialisées (DESS) 12*
Niger Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) 12*
Nigeria Bachelor Honours degree (classifications) First class (70%+) Upper second class (60%-69%) Lower second class (50-59%)
Nigeria Bachelor Honours degree (5 point GPA) 4.5 3.5 2.5
Norway Bachelorgrad, when awarded from 2003 onwards A B D
Norway Candidatus Magisterii (cand. mag.) / Sivilingeniør (siv. ing.) / Siviløkonom (siv. øk.) 1.0-1.5 1.6-2.5 2.6-3.2
Oman Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a
Pakistan Master's degree (following a two- or three-year Bachelor degree) See Notes Holders of the two aforementioned qualifications from Pakistan may be eligible for a bursary in line with levels for British Bachelor Ordinary and Master's degree respectively. If you hold one of the above qualifications from Pakistan, you should first submit your Bachelor and Master's degrees to UK NARIC to obtain a Statement of Comparability. The Statement will confirm the comparable level of your qualifications. You should then present this to your ITT provider for consideration against the bursary allocation criteria.
Pakistan Master's degree (following a four-year Bachelor degree)
Palestinian National Authority Master's degree n/a n/a n/a
Palestinian National Authority Bachelor degree in Medicine or Dental Medicine n/a n/a n/a
Panama Licenciado / Professional title n/a n/a n/a
Panama Maestría To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Papua New Guinea Bachelor (Honours) degree To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Paraguay Título de Licenciado n/a n/a n/a
Paraguay Título de... (professional title) n/a n/a n/a
Peru Título de Licenciado/a n/a n/a n/a
Peru Título Profesional n/a n/a n/a
Philippines Master's degree from a Centre of Excellence or a prestigious institution Good*
Poland Licencjat / Inzynier awarded from 2002 4.51 4.21 3.71
Poland Magister (when studied before or until 2000) 4.5* 3.5 *This grade can be considered comparable to 2:1 and above
Portugal Licenciado 16 14 13
Portugal Diploma de Estudos Superiores Especializados (DESE)  18 16 14
Puerto Rico Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a
Qatar Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a
Romania Diploma de Licenta (Bachelor degree) 9.5 8 7
Romania Diploma de Inginer (Engineer Diploma) 9.5 8 7
Romania Professional long-cycle degrees:  
Romania Diploma de Arhitect (Architect) 9.5 8
Romania Diploma de Doctor-Medic (Doctor of Medicine) 9.5 8
Romania Diploma de Doctor Medic-Veterinar (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) 9.5 8
Romania Diploma de Farmacist (Pharmacist) 9.5 8
Romania Diploma de Urbanist Diplomat (Town Planner) 9.5 8
Russian Federation, the Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a
Russian Federation, the Specialist Diploma 5 4 (5 point scale)
Rwanda Bachelor Honours degree from 2007 To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Samoa Bachelor degree (from University of the South Pacific) A B (Letter grading system)
Samoa Bachelor degree (from University of the South Pacific) 80% 70% (Percentage)
Saudi Arabia Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a
Senegal Bachelor in Business Administration from L'Institut Africain de Management n/a n/a n/a
Senegal Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies (DEA) 12*
Senegal Diplôme d'Etudes Supérieures Specialisées (DESS) 12*
Senegal Diplôme de Pharmacien n/a n/a n/a
Senegal Diplôme de Docteur en Chirurgie Dentaire n/a n/a n/a
Senegal Diplôme d'Etat de Docteur en Médecine n/a n/a n/a
Senegal Diplôme d'Etudes Superiéures n/a n/a n/a
Senegal Maîtrise n/a n/a n/a
Serbia Diplom Visokog Obrazovanja To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Serbia Bachelor degree from 2003 To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Sierra Leone Bachelor degree (Honours) n/a n/a n/a
Sierra Leone Master's degree To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Singapore Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a (from public universities or SIM University)
Slovakia Bakalár when awarded from 2005 Výborne /1.0 Velmi dobre / 1.5 Uspokojivo / 2.5
Slovakia Magister/Inzinier, when awarded up to and including 2002 Výborne /1.0 Velmi dobre /1.5 Uspokojivo / 2.5
Slovenia Univerzitetni Diplomant / Diploma o pridobljeni univerzitetni izobrazbi / Diplomirani 9 7.5 7
Slovenia Diplomant / Diploma o pridobljeni visoki strokovni izobrazbi / Diplomirani + professional title 9 7.5 7
Solomon Islands, the Bachelor degree (from the University of the South Pacific) A B (Letter grading system)
Solomon Islands, the Bachelor degree (from the University of the South Pacific) 80% 70% (Percentage)
South Africa Bachelor Honours degree / Professional Bachelor degree / Bachelor of Technology degree 75% 70% 60% (Percentage grading)
South Africa Bachelor Honours degree / Professional Bachelor degree / Bachelor of Technology degree 1st (First Class) 2:1 (Second Class Division 1) 2:2 (Second Class Division 2) (Classification grading)
South Korea Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a
Spain Título Universitario Oficial de Graduado en [subject area] (Grado) 8.5 7 6
Spain Título Universitario Oficial de Licenciado / Ingeniero / Arquitecto (Licenciatura) 8.5 7 6
Sri Lanka Professional degree 1st 2:1 2:2
Sri Lanka Bachelor Special degree 1st 2:1 2:2
Sri Lanka Bachelor of Education 1st 2:1 2:2
St Kitts and Nevis Bachelor degree (from the University of the West Indies) n/a n/a n/a
St Lucia Bachelor degree (from the University of the West Indies) n/a n/a n/a
Sudan Bachelor degree in Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy n/a n/a n/a
Sudan Master's degree 70%* (Percentage)
Sudan Master's degree B+* (Letter grading system)
Surinam Doctoraal Examen (until 1983) To be assessed on a case-by-case basis
Surinam Master's degree met genoegen*
Sweden Bachelor degree 110 out of 120 credits obtained with any of the following grades: 90 out of 120 credits obtained with any of the following grades: 100 out of 120 credits obtained with any of the following grades:
Sweden Bachelor degree Väl Godkänd (VG) Väl Godkänd (VG) (UV grade scale)
Sweden Bachelor degree A (Framstående) or B (Mycket Bra) A (Framstående) or B (Mycket Bra) C (Bra) (AF grade scale)
Sweden Bachelor degree 5 / AB / Med beröm Godkänd 5 / AB / Med beröm godkänd 4 / BA / Icke utan beröm godkänd (5U grade scale)
Sweden Bachelor degree Med beröm Godkänd/ Cum laude approbatur  (AB) Med beröm godkänd/ Cum laude approbatur (AB) Non sine laude approbatur / Icke utan beröm godkänd (BA) (UM grade scale)
Sweden Bachelor degree Non sine laude approbatur / Icke utan beröm godkänd (BA) (UM grade scale)
Sweden Bachelor degree Med beröm Godkänd / Cum laude approbatur (AB) Med beröm godkänd / Cum laude approbatur (AB) Non sine laude approbatur / Icke utan beröm godkänd (BA) (UB grade scale)
Sweden Bachelor degree Non sine laude approbatur / Icke utan beröm godkänd (BA) Pass with Distinction (VG) (UB grade scale)
Switzerland Bachelor degree 5.5 5 4
Switzerland Diplôme / Diplom / Diploma 5.5 5 4
Switzerland Diplôme (Haute Ecole Specialisées) / Diplom (Fachhochschule) / Diploma (Scuola Universitaria Professionale)
Switzerland Licence / Lizentiat / Licenza
Syria Bachelor (Licence/al-Ijaza fi) n/a n/a n/a
Taiwan Bachelor degree from National Universities n/a n/a n/a
Tajikistan Specialist Diploma (Completed after 1991) 5 4
Tajikistan Specialist Diploma (Completed after 1991) Excellent Good
Tajikistan Magister (since 1991) 5 4
Tajikistan Magister (since 1991) Excellent Good
Tanzania Bachelor degree 1st 2:1 2:2
Thailand Bachelor degree (four/five years) n/a n/a n/a
Thailand Bachelor degree (six years) A / Excellent B+ / Very Good B / Good
Thailand Bachelor degree (six years) 4 3.5 3 (4-point grade point system)
the Netherlands Bachelor degree (awarded from 2002) 9 7 6 overall, with at least a third of units scoring 7 or above. (rounded score (whole number))
the Netherlands Bachelor degree (awarded from 2002) 8.5 6.5 6 (non-rounded score (to 1 d.p.))
the Netherlands HBO Bachelor degree (awarded from 2002) 9 7 6 overall, with at least a third of units scoring 7 or above. (rounded score (whole number))
the Netherlands HBO Bachelor degree (awarded from 2002) 8.5 6.5 6 (non-rounded score (to 1 d.p.))
the Netherlands Hoger Beropsonderwijs (HBO) until 2001 9 7 6
the Netherlands Doctoraal (now phased out) 9 7 6
Togo Diplôme d'Études Approfondies (DEA) 12*
Togo Diplôme d'Études Supérieures (DES) 12*
Tonga Bachelor degree (from the University of the South Pacific) A B (Letter grading system)
Tonga Bachelor degree (from the University of the South Pacific) 80% 70% (Percentage)
Trinidad and Tobago Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a
Tunisia Maîtrise n/a n/a n/a
Tunisia Licence n/a n/a n/a
Tunisia Diplôme National de ... (Ingénieur/Architecture) 16 14 12
Tunisia Docteur en ... (Médecine/Vétérinaire) 16 14 12
Turkey Lisans Diplomasi n/a n/a n/a
Turkey Mühendis Diplomasi (-1981) n/a n/a n/a
Turkmenistan Specialist Diploma (pre-2001 and post-2008) n/a n/a n/a
Uganda Bachelor degree Class I - Top Honours Class IIi - Honours Upper Class IIii - Honours Lower (class system)
Uganda Bachelor degree 4.4 4 3 (5-point GPA system)
Ukraine Dyplom Bakalavra (awarded from 2008) n/a n/a n/a
Ukraine Specialist Diploma (completed after 1991) 5 4 (5 point scale)
Ukraine Specialist Diploma (completed after 1991) 10 7 (12 point scale)
Ukraine Dyplom Magistra(awarded prior to 2006) 4 (5 point scale)
Ukraine Dyplom Magistra (awarded prior to 2006) 7 (12 point scale)
United Arab Emirates, the Bachelor degree n/a n/a n/a
Uruguay Título de Licenciado n/a n/a n/a
Uruguay Professional title n/a n/a n/a
USA Bachelor degree 3.7 3.2 2.6 (4-pt GPA scale)
USA First Professional Degree 3.7 3.2 2.5 (4-pt GPA scale)
Uzbekistan Specialist Diploma (completed since 1991) 5 4
Uzbekistan Master's degree (Magistr) 4* (5 point scale)
Uzbekistan Master's degree (Magistr) 71%* (Percentage)
Vanuatu Bachelor degree (from the University of the South Pacific) A B (Letter grading system)
Vanuatu Bachelor degree (from the University of the South Pacific) 80% 70% (Percentage)
Venezuela Licenciatura n/a n/a n/a
Venezuela Professional Title n/a n/a n/a
Vietnam Master's degree / Thac si (taught) or Thac si (research based) 5*
Yemen Master's degree 63%*
Zambia Master's degree (from the University of Zambia and Copperbelt University) 3.5* (4-point GPA grading scale)
Zambia Master's degree (from the University of Zambia and Copperbelt University) B+* (Letter grading system)
Zimbabwe Bachelor of Arts / Science (Honours) (from the University of Zimbabwe) 1st 2:1 2:2 (Class system)
Zimbabwe Bachelor of Arts / Science (Honours) (from the University of Zimbabwe) Distinction Merit Credit (Credit system)
Zimbabwe Bachelor degree (from National University of Science and Technology) n/a n/a n/a
Zimbabwe Specialist Diploma (from the University of Zimbabwe) 1st 2:1 2:2 (Class system)
Zimbabwe Specialist Diploma (from the University of Zimbabwe) Distinction Merit Credit (Credit system)
Zimbabwe Bachelor of Technology degree (from Harare Polytechnic) n/a n/a n/a

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