​NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FRAMEWORK FOR HIGHER EDUCATION IN TURKEY

  • About NQF-HETR

           NQF-HETR in General

           NQF-HETR Commission Members

           NQF-HETR Working Groups

  • Qualifications Types (Profiles)

 

  1. Academically-oriented associate's degree educational programmes which are related to or within undergraduate programmes.
  2. Vocationally-oriented associate's degree educational programmes which are related to or within undergraduate programmes.
  3. Vocationally-oriented associate's degree educational programmes of Vocational Higher Schools
  4. Academically-oriented programmes
  5. Vocationally-oriented bachelor's degree programmes
  6. Academically-oriented master's degree programmes with or without thesis
  7. Vocationally-oriented master's degree programmes with thesis or without thesis
  8. Doctoral programmes
  • Level Descriptors

          5th Cycle (Associate's)

          6th Cycle (Bachelor's)

          7th Cycle (Master's)

          8th Cycle (Doctorate)

 

  • ECTS and Course Load
Total Credit (ECTS) and Student Workload Periods for each level of NQF-HETR* ​ ​ ​
NQF-HETR LEVELSDURATION
(Year)
TOTAL ECTS CREDITS
(Year x 60 ECTS)
TOTAL STUDENT WORKLOAD (Hour)
(1 AKTS= 25- 30 hours)
8. LEVEL (DOCTORATE)3 - 4180 - 2404.500 - 5.400
6000 - 7.200
7. LEVEL (MASTER'S)1,5 - 290 - 1202.250 - 2.700
3.000 - 3.600
6. LEVEL (BACHELOR'S)42406.000 - 7.200
5. LEVEL (ASSOCIATE'S)21203.000 - 3.600

* An academic year is calculated grounded on 60 ECTS and 1500-1800 hours of workload.