Education and diplomas Peru

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Common diplomas of Peru

View the Dutch comparison of the most common diplomas from Peru, the duration of schooling, the type of education and the purpose of these diplomas.

Técnico

  • Dutch comparison: MBO diploma qualification level 1-3 (NLQF* 1-3/EQF** 1-3).
  • Duration of schooling: 2 years.
  • Type of education: post-secondary education.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to post-secondary education.

Profesional Técnico a Nombre de la Nación

  • Dutch comparison: MBO diploma qualification level 3-4 (NLQF 3-4/EQF 3-4).
  • Duration of schooling: 3 years.
  • Type of education: post-secondary education.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to higher education.

Certificado Oficial de Estudios

  • Dutch comparison: approximately HAVO diploma (NLQF 4/EQF 4).
  • Duration of schooling: 5 years.
  • Type of education: secondary education
  • Purpose of diploma: access to higher education or to the entrance examinations.

Profesional a Nombre de la Nación

  • Dutch comparison: HBO bachelor’s degree (NLQF 6/EQF 6).
  • Duration of schooling: 5 years.
  • Type of education: higher professional education.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to master’s programmes.

Artista Profesional

  • Dutch comparison: HBO bachelor’s degree (NLQF 6/EQF 6).
  • Duration of schooling: 5 years.
  • Type of education: higher professional education.

Bachiller/Licenciado/Título Profesional/Ingeniero

  • Dutch comparison: HBO or WO bachelor’s degree (NLQF 6/EQF 6).
  • Duration of schooling: 5 years.
  • Type of education: professional or research oriented.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to master’s programmes.

Especialista/Diplomado

  • Dutch comparison: at least an HBO or WO bachelor’s degree (NLQF 6/EQF 6).
  • Duration of schooling: at least half a year.
  • Type of education: professional or research oriented.

Maestria

  • Dutch comparison: HBO or WO master’s degree (NLQF 7/EQF 7).
  • Duration of schooling: at least 1 year.
  • Type of education: professional or research oriented.
  • Purpose of diploma: access to doctoral programmes.

* NLQF = Dutch Qualifications Framework
** EQF = European Qualifications Framework

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