Κολέγιο CITY College
International Faculty
CITY College.
Main Campus, Thessaloniki, Greece

The degree and formal qualifications our graduates receive

Read the information on the degree and formal qualifications our graduates receive in Greek (ελληνικά).

Upon successful completion of their studies (BA, BSc, MA, MSc, MBA),
our graduates receive the following formal qualifications:

Read the information on the degree and formal qualifications our graduates receive in Greek (ελληνικά).

 

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 and to postgraduate programmes (MA, MSc, MBA) is 7.

The degree that our graduates receive, when they complete their studies, corresponds to the above-mentioned level of qualifications.

 

 

The University of Sheffield degree

Graduates of CITY College International Faculty, 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.

Example of the University of Sheffield degree awarded to our graduates

Bachelor of Science degree Master of Science degree Master of Business Administration degree

Doctor of Philosophy degree

 

 

Diploma Supplement

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:

  • The Diploma Supplement underlines that our graduates’ degrees satisfy the three terms set by the European Union regarding the recognition of the academic and professional rights.
  • All programmes offered by the International Faculty have been formally certified by the University of Sheffield.
  • The formal qualification issued is the same as that which would have been awarded if the course had been followed entirely at the campus of the University of Sheffield in Sheffield and confers the same professional rights in the UK.
  • According to the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications, the level of qualification for our programmes are the following:
    • Undergraduate programmes are assigned to level 6
    • Postgraduate programmes are assigned to level 7

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.

Examples of Diploma Supplement issued to our graduates from the University of Sheffield

Bachelor of Science diploma Master of Science diploma

 

Diagram and description of higher education qualification levels in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

Diagram of higher education qualification levels in England, Wales and Northern Ireland Description of higher education qualification levels in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

 

 

The UK NARIC Certificate

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.

Example of UK NARIC Certificate provided to CITY College graduates

UK NARIC certificate

 

Recognition of Degrees

CITY College is the International Faculty of the University of Sheffield, the only one of its academic faculties that is located overseas in Thessaloniki, Greece.

All its students and graduates are students and graduates of the University of Sheffield and are awarded –directly by the University- the same academic degree, regardless of the location of studies.

Τhe University of Sheffield is the awarding body of your degree. The University of Sheffield is a recognized British University meaning that the university degrees issued by the University are automatically recognized as UK university qualifications.

CITY College International Faculty of the University of Sheffield,  is located in Thessaloniki, Greece, and its legal entity complies with Greek laws. CITY College is licensed by the Greek Ministry of Education and operates according to law no 3696/2008 on the establishment and operation of Colleges (official gazette no A’ 177) and 4093/2012 (official gazette no A’ 222).

In Greece, following the EU legislation, the awarded degrees are recognised by the Greek state through the competent Board of the Ministry of Education, “SAEP”. They are granted professional recognition and the graduates have the right to exercise as higher education graduates their profession in the public and private sector (Presidential decree 38/2010). Due to the restrictions of the Greek Constitution, the degrees are not granted academic recognition locally in Greece.

However, the degrees have full academic and professional recognition in UK.

The UK Naric, the designated national agency for the recognition and comparison of international qualifications and skills of UK, certifies that the degrees are entitled to the same professional and academic rights and priviledges of a UK university degree.  In addition, the UK Naric is the UK representative in a wider operation of European Network of Information Centres (ENIC) across Europe, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the USA.

All our graduates are entitled to receive upon request a UK Naric certificate certifying the above.

 

For further enquiries, you may contact:

Ms Galini Lithoxoidou, Academic Registrar 
Tel: 0030 2310 536544, 528450 (ext. 122)
Emai: lithoxoidou@citycollege.sheffield.eu

 

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