University of Northwest Europe

Bachelor completion programs

To be admitted into a upper division Bachelor or Bachelor completion program a student must possess a recognized university or college diploma or an Associate level degree or an equivalent qualification as assigned to Level 5 (Diploma or Associate degree)of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) with a minimum of 90 ECTS (academic) or 120 ECVET (professional) credit points.

In addition, a minimum of 4 years of work experience related to the chosen degree program is required.

Equivalent qualifications from non EU education systems may be considered on a case by case basis. (e. g. a recognized US Associate degree reflecting 60 US credits)

Master level programs

To be admitted into a Master Level program a student must possess a recognized university or college degree at Bachelor level or an equivalent qualification as assigned to Level 6 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) with a minimum of 180 ECTS (academic) or 210 ECVET (professional) credit points. To be admitted to professional graduate degree studies (Business Administration, Management, Law, Psychology etc.) a minimum of 6 years of work experience, related to the chosen degree program is additionally required.

Equivalent qualifications from non EU education systems may be considered on a case by case basis. (e. g. a recognized US Bachelor degree reflecting 120 US credits)

Pre-doctoral and Doctoral programs

To be admitted into a pre-doctoral or Doctoral program a student must possess a university or college degree at Master level or an equivalent qualification *) as assigned to Level 7 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF) with a minimum of 300 ECTS (academic) credit points. In addition, a minimum of 8 years of work experience, related to the chosen degree program is required.

*) professional qualifications will be accepted on their individual merits, and only for enrolment in the pre-Doctoral programme

Equivalent qualifications from non EU education systems may be considered on a case by case basis. (e. g. a recognized US Master degree reflecting minimum 45 – 60 US graduate credits beyond Bachelor level)