Diplomas from Uganda

In the table below you can find the level of Ugandan diplomas.

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Diploma Comparable to
Uganda Certificate of Education (Ordinary level) with a final grade of 1 to 6 for at least 6 subjects a VMBO-T diploma

The following combination:

  • Uganda Certificate of Education (Ordinary level) with a final grade of 1 to 6 for at least 6 subjects; and
  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with a Principal pass for at least 1 subject (6 different subjects in total).
a HAVO diploma

The following combination:

  • Uganda Certificate of Education (Ordinary level) with a final grade of 1 to 6 for at least 6 subjects; and
  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with a Principal pass for at least 2 subjects + a Subsidiary pass in 1 subject (6 different subjects in total)
at least a HAVO diploma

The following combination:

  • Uganda Certificate of Education (Ordinary level) with a final grade of 1 to 6 for at least 6 subjects; and
  • Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education with a Principal pass for at least 2 subjects with a final grade of A, B or C (6 different subjects in total)
at least a HAVO diploma
Bachelor's degree ( : 3 years) an HBO bachelor's degree or 2 years of WO
Bachelor's degree (duration: 4-5 years) an HBO bachelor's degree or a WO bachelor's degree
Master's degree an HBO master's degree or a WO master's degree