United Kingdom

National Information Centre(s)

The National Recognition Information Centre for the United Kingdom

UK NARIC

Oriel House
Oriel Road
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 1XP
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0) 871 330 7033
Fax: +44 (0) 871 330 7005
E-mail: ENIC_NARIC@naric.org.uk

Web site(s):

http://www.naric.org.uk/

Contact person:

Dr. Cloud Bai-Yun, Head of UK NARIC

  

National Education Bodies

Official name:

Department for Education

The Department for Education is responsible for education and children’s services.

Link(s): English

Link(s):

English: http://www.education.gov.uk/

Official name:

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)

BIS is responsible for all post 19 learning, including further education, skills based learning and higher education.

Link(s): English

Link(s):

English: http://www.bis.gov.uk/

  

System of Education

Secondary Education

Link(s):

English: https://www.gov.uk/browse/education/school-life

English: http://ofqual.gov.uk/qualifications-and-assessments/qualification-types/gcses/

English: http://ofqual.gov.uk/qualifications-and-assessments/qualification-types/a-levels/

  

University Education

Higher Education

Link(s):

English: http://www.bis.gov.uk/policies/higher-education

English: https://www.gov.uk/higher-education-courses-find-and-apply

English: http://www.uknec.org.uk/documents/ds_description.pdf

English: http://www.uknec.org.uk/documents/ds_description_scotland.pdf

  

Quality Assurance

Link(s): English

Link(s):

English: http://www.qaa.ac.uk/

  

Post-secondary Non-university Education

Link(s):

English: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/EducationAndLearning/

English: https://www.gov.uk/further-education-courses

English: https://www.gov.uk/courses-qualifications

English: http://register.ofqual.gov.uk/

  

Recognized Higher Education Institutions

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills provides the official list of all Recognised Bodies (institutions with degree awarding powers) and Listed Bodies (institutions which may deliver courses leading to a qualification from a Recognised Body).

Link(s):

English: https://www.gov.uk/check-a-university-is-officially-recognised/recognised-bodies

English: https://www.gov.uk/check-a-university-is-officially-recognised/listed-bodies

English: https://www.gov.uk/check-a-university-is-officially-recognised/recognised-awards

  

Policies and Procedures for the Recognition of Foreign Qualifications

Academic and Vocational Qualifications

Link(s): English

Link(s):

English: http://www.naric.org.uk/index.asp?page=9

Professional Qualifications

Link(s): English

Link(s):

English: http://www.europeopen.org.uk/index.asp?page=1

  

Qualifications Framework

Framework

Link(s):

English: https://www.gov.uk/what-different-qualification-levels-mean

English: http://www.ofqual.gov.uk/qualification-and-assessment-framework/89-articles/145-explaining-the-qualifications-and-credit-framework

English: http://www.qaa.ac.uk/AssuringStandardsAndQuality/Qualifications/Pages/default.aspx

English: http://www.uknec.org.uk/documents/ds_chart.pdf

English: http://wales.gov.uk/topics/educationandskills/qualificationsinwales/creditqualificationsframework/?lang=en

English: http://www.nicats.ac.uk/mainindex.html

English: http://www.scqf.org.uk/

English: http://www.uknec.org.uk/documents/ds_scotland_chart.pdf

Self Evaluation Report

Link(s): English, English

Link(s):

English: http://www.qaa.ac.uk/AssuringStandardsAndQuality/Qualifications/Pages/theFHEQ-within-Europe.aspx

English: http://www.enic-naric.net/documents/QF-Scotland_en.pdf

  

Diploma Supplement Information

Organisation responsible for the implementation of the DS

The autonomy of UK higher education institutions means that Diploma Supplements are issued at institutional discretion. Various other stakeholders are involved in the implementation of the Diploma Supplement including the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the UK Europe Unit, British Council Erasmus, UK NARIC and UK National Europass Centre (UK NEC).

UK NEC
Oriel House
Oriel Road
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 1XP
United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)871 330 8341

Fax: +44 (0)871 330 7005

E-mail: info@uknec.org.uk

Link: English

  

Information on DS (legislation, template, chart, etc)

Link(s): English

Link(s):

English: http://www.uknec.org.uk/Individuals/Documents/Diploma%20Supplement.aspx

Higher Education Structure

Link(s): English, English

Link(s):

English: http://www.uknec.org.uk/documents/ds_chart.pdf

English: http://www.uknec.org.uk/documents/ds_scotland_chart.pdf

  

Verified: Friday, February 07, 2014
Total number of records: 15

 

 

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