We require a Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs (VWO) with a grade of between 5.5–6.5 (depending on the course applying for), when awarded after six years.
We require a Doctoraal or a three year bachelor’s degree (post-2002) or Hoger Beroepsonderwijs (HBO) (pre 2001).
The grading scale ranges from 1-10, with 10 being the highest and 1 being the lowest. Scale for all qualifications:
|Dutch degree classification
||English translation or equivalent
||Very good = 1st
||Very satisfactory = 2:1
||Pass = 2:2
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