The SCQF uses two measures to help you understand and compare Scottish qualifications:
At SCQF Level 11
Qualification frameworks, like the SCQF, have been drawn up so that qualifications can be understood and compared globally.
Across the UK and Ireland
- The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has created this useful guide to comparing qualifications across the UK and Ireland.
Across the EU
- The SQA has created this useful guide to comparing qualifications across the EU.
- You can also use the European Commission online tool to compare qualifications across the EU.
Universities, colleges, the SQA and other awarding bodies decide how many of the credits received from previous learning can be transferred into their own programmes of study.
In all cases of credit transfer, the accepting learning institution decides how many credit points can be transferred.