Upon successful completion of their studies (BA, BSc, MA, MSc, MBA, MPhil, PhD),
our graduates receive the following formal qualifications:
Level of Qualifications
According to the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications of EU, the level of qualifications assigned to our undergraduate programmes (BA, BSc) is 6, to postgraduate programmes (MA, MSc, MBA) is 7 and to doctoral programmes (PhD) is 8.
The degree that our graduates receive, when they complete their studies, corresponds to the above-mentioned level of qualifications.
Graduates of the International Faculty, CITY College, receive the University of Sheffield degrees.
The degrees are awarded directly by the University of Sheffield, are the same as those awarded to students who studied in UK and confer the same professional rights in the UK.
The degrees of the University of Sheffield that our graduates receive are recognised and certified by UK NARIC.
UK NARIC, the ‘National Academic Recognition Information Centre’ is the official national agency in UK which is responsible for the recognition of academic and professional rights and privileges of degree holders from UK Universities.
UK NARIC is able to confirm that holders of the University of Sheffield degrees who studied at the university’s International Faculty, CITY College, should be accorded the same professional and academic rights and privileges as any holders of any UK degree.
The Diploma Supplement follows the model developed by the European Commission, Council of Europe and UNESCO/CEPES. The purpose of the supplement is to provide sufficient independent data to improve “transparency” and fair academic and professional recognition of qualifications.
The Diploma Supplement is issued for students of the International Faculty by the University of Sheffield. It provides the following information to all interested parties:
Students graduating from 2010 and on will be receiving the Diploma Supplement. All our alumni may also request to receive it, by contacting the Faculty directly.
Diagram and description of higher education qualification levels in England, Wales and Northern Ireland