Diploma Comparable to
National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) - Level 2 with at least 60 credits from 1 of the 6 possible vocational pathways an MBO diploma level 4

National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) - Level 2 with:

  • at least 60 credits for general education subjects;
  • 20 credits at any level for general education subjects;
  • level 1 Literacy and Numeracy.
a HAVO diploma

National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) - Level 3 with:

  • at least 60 credits at level 3 or higher for general education subjects;
  • 20 credits at level 2 or higher;
  • level 1 Literacy and Numeracy.
a VWO diploma
Bachelor's degree an HBO bachelor's degree or a WO bachelor's degree
Bachelor's honours degree usually a WO bachelor's degree, sometimes an HBO bachelor's degree
Master's degree from a coursework/taught programme or a research master's programme an HBO master's degree or a WO master's degree