Diplomas from Zimbabwe

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

Working in the Netherlands

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Studying in the Netherlands

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Diploma Comparable to
Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level with an A, B or C for at least 5 exam subjects a VMBO-T diploma

The following combination:

  • Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Ordinary Level with an A, B or C for at least 5 exam subjects; and
  • Zimbabwe General Certificate of Education at Advanced Level with a pass for at least 2 subjects.
at least a HAVO diploma
Bachelor's degree (General) 3 years of HBO or 1 year of WO
Bachelor's degree (Honours) , : 3 years an HBO bachelor’s degree or 2 years of WO
Bachelor's degree (Honours), duration: 4 or 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
Master of Philosophy a WO master’s degree