Version 1.0 - Last Updated: 16 Feb 2021

Eligibility

Qualifications


The current qualification options for undergraduate courses are:

  • advanced certificate
  • bachelor’s degree
  • bachelor’s degree with honours
  • bachelor’s degree with honours with QTS
  • bachelor’s degree with QTS
  • Certificate in Education
  • Certificate of Higher Education
  • Diploma in Education and Training (DET)
  • foundation degree
  • graduate certificate
  • graduate diploma
  • Higher National Certificate (HNC)
  • Higher National Diploma (HND)
  • integrated master’s degree
  • Master of Architecture
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education
  • Professional Graduate Certificate in Education
  • Postgraduate ITT with QTS
  • Scottish master’s
  • postgraduate healthcare

The current qualification options for postgraduate master’s courses are:

  • research master’s (for students domiciled in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland)
  • taught master’s (for students domiciled in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland)
  • postgraduate certificate (for students domiciled in Northern Ireland)
  • postgraduate diploma (for students domiciled in Scotland or Northern Ireland)

The current qualification option for postgraduate doctoral courses is postgraduate doctorate.

Mapping undergraduate qualifications

The table here will help you map your undergraduate qualifications to the qualification listing on the Courses Management Service (CMS).

Provider qualification

Description

CMS qualification

BA

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor’s degree

BA (H)

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Bachelor’s degree with honours

BA (QTS)

BA Honours (with Qualified Teacher Status)

Bachelor’s degree with honours with QTS

BA/BSc

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Bachelor’s degree

BAcc

Bachelor of Accounting

Bachelor’s degree

BAcc (H)

Bachelor of Accounting (Honours)

Bachelor’s degree with honours

BArch

Bachelor of Architecture

Bachelor’s degree with honours

BBA

Bachelor of Business Administration

Bachelor’s degree

BBA(H)

Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)

Bachelor’s degree with honours

BClinSci

Bachelor of Clinical Science

Bachelor’s degree

BComm

Bachelor of Commerce

Bachelor’s degree

BD

Bachelor of Divinity

Bachelor’s degree

BDes

Bachelor of Design

Bachelor’s degree

BDS/BChD

Bachelor of Dental Surgery

Bachelor’s degree with honours

BEcon

Bachelor of Economics

Bachelor’s degree

BEd

Bachelor of Education

Bachelor’s degree with QTS

BEd (H)

Bachelor of Education (Honours)

Bachelor’s degree with honours with QTS

BEd/BA

Bachelor of Education / Bachelor of Arts (dual degree)

Bachelor’s degree with QTS

BEd/BSc

Bachelor of Education / Bachelor of Science (dual degree)

Bachelor’s degree with QTS

BEng

Bachelor of Engineering

Bachelor’s degree

BEng (H)

Bachelor of Engineering (Honours)

Bachelor’s degree with honours

BEng/BSc

Bachelor of Engineering / Bachelor of Science

Bachelor’s degree

BFin

Bachelor of Finance

Bachelor’s degree

BHSc

Bachelor of Health Science

Bachelor’s degree

BM

Bachelor of Medicine

Bachelor’s degree

BMBS

Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery

Bachelor’s degree with honours

BMed Sc

Bachelor of Medical Science

Bachelor’s degree

BMid

Bachelor of Midwifery

Bachelor’s degree

BMus

Bachelor of Music

Bachelor’s degree

BN

Bachelor of Nursing

Bachelor’s degree

BNurs

Bachelor of Nursing

Bachelor’s degree

BPA

Bachelor of Performing Arts

Bachelor’s degree

BSc

Bachelor of Science

Bachelor’s degree

BSc (H)

Bachelor of Science (Honours)

Bachelor’s degree with honours

BSc (Eco)

Bachelor of Science (Economics)

Bachelor’s degree

BSocSci

Bachelor of Social Sciences

Bachelor’s degree

BSW

Bachelor of Social Work

Bachelor’s degree

BSW (H)

Bachelor of Social Work (Honours)

Bachelor’s degree with honours

BTech

Bachelor of Technology

Bachelor’s degree

BTh

Bachelor of Theology / Bachelor of Theology for Ministry

Bachelor’s degree

BVetMed

Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine

Bachelor’s degree with honours

BVMedSci

Bachelor of Veterinary Medical Sciences

Bachelor’s degree with honours

BVSc

Bachelor of Veterinary Science

Bachelor’s degree with honours

CertEd

Certificate in Education

Certificate in Education

CertHE

Certificate of Higher Education

Certificate of Higher Education

DIP HE

Diploma of Higher Education

Diploma of Higher Education

Dip Law

Diploma in Law

Graduate diploma

FD

Foundation Degree

Foundation degree

FDa

Foundation Degree in Arts

Foundation degree

FdSc

Foundation Degree Sciences

Foundation degree

GradDip

Graduate Diploma

Graduate diploma

HNC

Higher National Certificate

Higher National Certificate (HNC)

HND

Higher National Diploma

Higher National Diploma (HND)

LLB

Bachelor of Law

Bachelor’s degree

LLB (H)

Bachelor of Law (Honours)

Bachelor’s degree with honours

MBBCh

Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery

Bachelor’s degree with honours

MBBS

Bachelor of Medicine / Bachelor of Surgery

Bachelor’s degree with honours

MBCHB

Medicine – Non-clinical

Bachelor’s degree with honours

MBCHBc

Medicine – Clinical

Bachelor’s degree with honours

PG Dip

Postgraduate Diploma

Postgraduate Diploma

PGCE

Postgraduate Certificate in Education

Postgraduate Certificate in Education

ProfGCE

Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (with Qualified Teacher Status)

Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (with Qualified Teacher Status)

UAdvDip

UAdvDip (DipHE)

Diploma of Higher Education