Diploma Comparable to
Diplôme d’Études Secondaires (DES) 4 years of VWO

British Columbia - Certificate of Graduation (Dogwood diploma) with:

  • a pass for at least 5 Grade 12 subjects, including English; and
  • an average of at least 70%.
at least a HAVO diploma
British Columbia - Certificate of Graduation (Dogwood diploma) with subjects or study results that (partly) differ from those mentioned above Please contact us for a credential evaluation

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with:

  • an average of at least 65%;
  • a pass for at least 6 grade 12 subjects (with the subject codes M or U);
  • English as one of the subjects listed above; and
  • a pass for a mathematics subject in either grade 11 or 12 (with the subject codes M or U).
at least a HAVO diploma
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with subjects or study results that (partly) differ from those mentioned above Please contact us for a credential evaluation
Diplôme d’Études Collégiales (DEC) with the addition 'préuniversitaire' a VWO diploma
Diplôme d’Études Collégiales (DEC) with the addition 'de formation en métiers d’art' a VWO diploma with vocational subjects
Diplôme d’Études Collégiales (DEC) with the addition 'de formation technique' a VWO diploma with vocational subjects
Certificate from a college 1 year of HBO
Diploma from a college (duration: 2 years) an associate degree or 2 years of HBO
Associate Degree from a college 1 year of WO
General bachelor’s degree from a college, duration: 3 years (English-speaking province) usually an HBO bachelor's degree, sometimes 2 years of WO
General bachelor’s degree from a university, duration: 3 years (English-speaking province) 2 years of WO or an HBO bachelor's degree
Honours bachelor’s degree from a college, duration: 4 years (English-speaking province) an HBO bachelor's degree
Honours bachelor’s degree from a university, duration: 4 years (English-speaking province) a WO bachelor's degree
Baccalauréat (Québec) usually a WO bachelor's degree, sometimes an HBO bachelor's degree
Bachelier (Québec) usually a WO bachelor's degree, sometimes an HBO bachelor's degree
Professional master’s degree (English-speaking province) an HBO master's degree
Research master’s degree (English-speaking province) a WO master's degree
Maîtrise professionnelle (Québec) an HBO master's degree
Maîtrise de recherche (Québec) a WO master's degree