National Information Centre(s)
The National Recognition Information Centre for the United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0) 871 330 7033
Fax: +44 (0) 871 330 7005
Dr. Cloud Bai-Yun, Head of UK NARIC
National Education Bodies
Department for Education
The Department for Education is responsible for education and children’s services.
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)
BIS is responsible for all post 19 learning, including further education, skills based learning and higher education.
System of Education
Post-secondary Non-university Education
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).
Policies and Procedures for the Recognition of Foreign Qualifications
Academic and Vocational Qualifications
Self Evaluation Report
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).
Phone: +44 (0)871 330 8341
Fax: +44 (0)871 330 7005
Information on DS (legislation, template, chart, etc)
Higher Education Structure
Verified: Friday, February 07, 2014
Total number of records: 15