We require a Diploma za Sredno Spetsialno Obrazovani (Диплома за Средно Специално Образование, Diploma of Completed Secondary Specialised Education) or Диплома за Cредно Oбразование (Diploma of Completed Secondary Education) when awarded after four years of study.
The grading system involves a scale of 2-6 (maximum) with a minimum pass-mark of 3.
||A = 6
||B = 5
||C = 4
We require a five year Diploma za Zavarsheno Visshe Obrazovanie (Diploma of Completed Higher Education) or a bachelor’s degree (post-2002). The grading scale ranges from 1-6, with 6 being the highest, 1 being the lowest and a minimum pass mark of 3. Diploma za Zavarsheno Visshe Obrazovanie and bachelor’s degree scoring:
|Bulgarian degree classification
||English translation or equivalent
||Excellent = 1st
||Very good = 2:1
||Good = 2:2
English language equivalency
We will accept a minimum grade of 5 on the English component of the Diploma za Sredno Spetsialno Obrazovanie as meeting our minimum English language proficiency requirements.
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