|You need to talk about your academic background in your CV in English and don’t know what terms to use? That’s good, we make it easier for you to search with this list of equivalences of French-English diplomas. (Find your happiness there!) |
The famous Brevet des collèges
(UK) – GCSE’S under C Grade (General Certificate of Secondary Education)
General Baccalaureate: French A-levels
(UK) – A-Levels
(US) – High-School Diploma
Technological baccalaureate or professional baccalaureate / BEP
BTEC National Diploma
BTS: Two-year technical degree in…
(UK) – HND (Higher National Diploma)
(US) – 12th Grade
DUT: Two-year university degree in technology
IEP: Two-year university degree in political sciences
IUT/DUT: Two-year university degree in technology
Classes préparatoires: preparatory classes (intensive program to prepare examinations to enter in leading French business schools)
École de commerce: Business School
École d’ingenieur: Engineering School
Licence: Bachelor’s degree in history, economics, political science,…
Licence artistique: Bachelor’s degree of Arts (BA) in….
Licence scientifique: Bachelor’s degree of Science (BSC Degree) in….
Master/ Maîtrise: Master’s degree (MA) in….
Master: Master’s degree in history, economics, political science,…
Master artistique: Master’s degree of Arts (MA) in….
Master Scientifique: Master’s degree of Science (MSC Degree) in….
Master en commerce, gestion: Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA)
It is important to find the right equivalence. As recruiters, we find a lot of mistakes in CVs, and not having the right equivalent diploma can lead to confusion and especially devalue the studies you have done, which would be a pity! Consult our articles…