EU entry requirements

If you are looking to come to Hartpury to study and you currently live in the European Union, here are the entry requirements country by country.

AUSTRIA

Abschlussprüfungszeugnis

- Is considered comparable to BTEC Level 2 Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma / Scottish National 5 standard when studied for the following duration(s): 2 years or less than 3

- Is considered comparable to BTEC Level 3 Certificate / Scottish Higher standard When studied for the following duration(s): 3 years or less than 4 4 years or less than 5

BELGIUM

Flanders (Region)

Getuigschrift van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs

- Also known as: Getuigschrift van Hoger Middelbaar Onderwijs

- Is considered comparable to a standard between GCSE and GCE AS level When studied: Before 1993

- Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C. English is studied as a second language. 

Wallonia (Region)

Certificat de Qualification 6

- Is considered comparable to a standard between BTEC Level 2 Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma and BTEC Level 3 Certificate standard

 DENMARK

Erhvervsfaglig Grunduddannelse (EFG) (Basic Vocational Training Diploma)

- Is considered comparable to BTEC Level 2 Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma / Scottish National 5 standard

- No comparability available When studied: Before 1990

Folkeskolens 10 Klasseprøve / Folkeskolens Afgangsprøve (10th Form Advanced Leaving Examination)

- Is considered comparable to GCSE (grades A*-C) / Scottish National 5 standard

- Awarded from 2007: for every subject passed, where grades of 12, 10 and 7 have been obtained. Grades 4 and 2 are considered comparable to GCSE (grades D-G) / General Standard Grade standard.

- Awarded up to 2006: for every subject passed, where grades of 13, 11, 10, 9 and 8 have been obtained. Grades 7 and 6 are considered comparable to GCSE (grades D-G) / General Standard Grade standard.

- English is studied as a second language.

FINLAND

Ammatillinen Perustutkinto / Yrkesinriktad Grundexamen(Vocational Upper Secondary Award)

- Is considered comparable to N/SVQ level 3 standard

FRANCE

Brevet de Maîtrise

- Is considered comparable to N/SVQ level 3 standard

Brevet des Métiers d'Art

- Is considered comparable to N/SVQ level 3 standard

Brevet Technique des Métiers

- Is considered comparable to N/SVQ level 3 standard

GERMANY

Berufsfachschulabschluss (until 2012)

- Is considered comparable to BTEC Level 2 Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma / Scottish National 5 standard

- When studied for the following duration(s): 1 year or less than 2

 Berufsschulabschluss (until 2012)

- Is considered comparable to N/SVQ level 3 standard

- Owing to the specialised, occupational nature of this study programme, further academic study is required if holders wish to obtain the Hochschulreife / Fachhochschulreife and proceed on to higher education in Germany. In certain fields pertaining to regulated professions, students may sit aBundesland examination in order to receive a Berufsbezeichnung (the right to use an occupational title), in addition to successfully completing the Berufsschulabschluss. Occupational titles may include the phrase staatlich anerkannt or staatlich geprüft on the professional certification.

 Hauptschulabschluss (awarded on completion of year 10)

- Is considered comparable to GCSE (grades A*-C) / Scottish National 5 standard

- For every subject passed, where grades of 1-4 are obtained. English is studied as a second language

 Realschulabschluss / Mittlere Reife / Mittlerer Schulabschluss / Erweiterter Realschulabschluss / Fachoberschulreife / Sekundarabschluss 1

- Is considered comparable to GCSE (grades A*-C) / Scottish National 5 standard

- For every subject passed, where grades of 1-4 are obtained. English is studied as a second language.

 Berufsfachschulabschluss (Berufliche Grundbildung) (from 2013)

- Is considered comparable to BTEC Level 1 Award / Extended Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma / Scottish National 4 standard

- This comparability relates to the introduction of the German Qualifications Framework which was introduced in 2013; it does not apply retrospectively to awards conferred prior to 2013.

 Berufsfachschulabschluss (Mittlerer Schulabschluss) (from 2013)

- Is considered comparable to BTEC Level 2 Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma / Scottish National 5 standard

- This comparability relates to the introduction of the German Qualifications Framework which was introduced in 2013; it does not apply retrospectively to awards conferred prior to 2013.

GREECE

ΠΤΥΧΙΟ (Diploma (TES / TEL))

- Is considered comparable to a standard between BTEC Level 2 Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma and BTEC Level 3 Certificate standard When studied: Before 2000

- When awarded by TEL (ΤΕΛ - Τεχνικό Επαγγελματικό Λύκειο) - technical vocational "lykeio" or TES (ΤΕΣ - Tεχνική Επαγγελματική Σχολή) - technical vocational school.

 ΠΤΥΧΙΟ (Diploma Cycle A (TEE))

- Is considered comparable to BTEC Level 2 Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma / Scottish National 5 standard

- When awarded by α technical vocational school (Τεχνικό Επαγγελματικό Εκπαιδευτήριο / Techniko Epaggelmatiko Ekpaideftirio - TEE).

 ΠΤΥΧΙΟ awarded from EΠAΣ - Β ταξη (Diploma awarded from vocational school - B class (year 2))

- Is considered comparable to BTEC Level 2 Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma / Scottish National 5 standard

HUNGARY

Szakmunkás Bizonyítvány (Skilled Worker Certificate)

- Is considered comparable to BTEC Level 2 Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma / Scottish National 5 standard

- Awarded by apprentice school (szakmunkásképzo iskola).

IRELAND

Leaving Certificate

- Is considered comparable to GCSE (grades A*-C) / Scottish National 5 standard

- When studied for the following grade(s): Standard level

- Every subject passed at Ordinary / Standard level, where grades of A-C / A1-C3 have been achieved, may be considered comparable to GCSE A*-C standard. Grades D / D1-D3 at Ordinary / Standard level compare to GCSE grades D-G standard.

Leaving Certificate Applied

- Is considered comparable to BTEC Level 2 Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma / Scottish National 5 standard

National Foundation Certificate

- Is considered comparable to BTEC Level 2 Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma / Scottish National 5 standard

National Vocational Certificate Level 1

- Is considered comparable to a standard between BTEC Level 2 Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma and BTEC Level 3 Certificate standard

ITALY

Diploma di Maestro d'Arte

- Is considered comparable to BTEC Level 2 Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma / Scottish National 5 standard

LATVIA

Atestats par arodizglitibu (level II) (Certificate of Vocational Education)

- Is considered comparable to BTEC Level 2 Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma / Scottish National 5 standard

MALTA

Secondary Education Certificate

- Is considered comparable to GCSE (grades A*-C) / Scottish National 5 standard

- For every subject passed where grades of 1 - 5 have been obtained. English may be studied as a second language.

POLAND

Świadectwo Ukończenia Szkoły Zasadniczej (Certificate of Completion from a Basic Vocational School)

 Is considered comparable to BTEC Level 2 Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma / Scottish National 5 standard

ROMANIA

Certificat de Absolvire a Ciclului Inferior al Liceului (Junior High School Graduation Certificate)

- Is considered comparable to GCSE (grades A*-C) / Scottish National 5 standard

- For every subject passed where grades of 5 have been obtained. English is studied as a second language.

- May be considered comparable to VGCSE (grades A*-C) / BTEC First Diploma / SQA Intermediate 2 standard if awarded from vocational or technological schools.

 Certificat de Absolvire a Liceului (High School Graduation Certificate)

- Is considered comparable to a standard between GCSE and GCE AS level

- Every subject passed may be considered at least comparable to GCSE grades A*-C. English is studied as a second language.

- May be considered comparable to a standard between BTEC First Diploma and BTEC National Diploma if awarded from vocational or technological schools.

 Certificat de Competenţe Profesionale (de la Liceu/Colegiu)(Professional Competence Certificate (from a high school/college))

- Is considered comparable to N/SVQ level 3 standard

 Diplomă/Certificat de Absolvire a Şcolii Profesionale(Vocational Secondary Education Graduation Diploma/Certificate)

- Is considered comparable to BTEC Level 2 Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma / Scottish National 5 standard

Diplomă/Certificat de Absolvire a Invăţământului Obligatoriu de 10 ani (Compulsory Education Graduation Diploma/Certificate (Grade 10))

- Is considered comparable to GCSE (grades A*-C) / Scottish National 5 standard

- For every subject passed where grades of 5 have been obtained. English is studied as a second language.

- May be considered comparable to VGCSE (grades A*-C) / BTEC First Diploma / SQA Intermediate 2 standard if awarded from vocational or technological schools.

SPAIN

Título de Bachiller (Bachillerato Unificado y Polivalente - BUP - old system)

- Is considered comparable to GCSE (grades A*-C) / Scottish National 5 standard

- For every subject passed where grades of 5 or suficiente and above have been obtained. English is studied as a second language.

- Awarded, prior to the LOGSE reform, upon completion of three years of the old non-compulsory secondary education cycle following eight years of Educación General Básica. We recommend that theLibro de Calificaciones (academic transcript) be checked to determine the system under which the award was obtained.

 Título de Graduado en Educación Secundaria (old system)

- Is considered comparable to GCSE (grades A*-C) / Scottish National 5 standard

- For every subject passed where grades of 5 or suficiente and above have been obtained. English is studied as a second language.

- The qualification title was replaced by the Título de Graduado en Educación Secundaria Obligatoria in 2006.

 Título de Graduado en Educación Secundaria Obligatoria (ESO) (current system)

- Is considered comparable to GCSE (grades A*-C) / Scottish National 5 standard

- For every subject passed where grades of 5 or suficiente and above have been obtained. English is studied as a second language.

SWEDEN

Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg (Upper secondary school leaving certificate in vocational streams)

- Is considered comparable to BTEC Level 2 Award / Certificate / Extended Certificate / Diploma / Scottish National 5 standard

- When studied for the following duration(s): 2 years or less than 3

 Slutbetyg från Grundskola (Compulsory Education Leaving Certificate)

- Is considered comparable to GCSE (grades A*-C) / Scottish National 5 standard

- For every subject passed, where grades of A-C / 5-3 have been achieved (grades D-E / 2-1 compare to GCSE grades D-G standard). English is studied as a second language.