Level 6 Qualifications
Advanced knowledge of a field of work or study, involving a critical understanding of theories and principles
degree with honours – for example bachelor of the arts (BA) hons, bachelor of science (BSc) hons
level 6 award
level 6 certificate
level 6 diploma
level 6 NVQ
ordinary degree without honours
What is a Level 6 Qualification and how does it compare?
We can compare level six qualifications by grouping together the different types of UK qualifications available currently with those also issued in the past. The level 6 qualification list includes degree apprenticeship, degree with honours (eg: (BA) hons, (BSc) hons), graduate certificate, graduate diploma, level 6 award, level 6 certificate, level 6 diploma, level 6 NVQ, Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and some ordinary degrees without honours
In Scotland, Education levels are different with level 5 equivalent to level 10 which includes Bachelor’s Degrees with Honours, Professional Apprenticeship, PDA, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificate / Award.
In the Republic of Ireland level 5 qualifications are equivalent to the level 8 which includes Honours Bachelor Degree and the Higher Diploma.
In mainland Europe, level 6 qualifications are equivalent to European Qualifications Framework Level 6.