joint diploma
Creation: September 12, 2022 Modified: November 26, 2022
Terminology Collection:

Arqus ad hoc Glossaries

Subject field:

Joint Programme Development English Glossary (Arqus I -WP 3.5)

Associated body:

Quality Learning Board

a single certificate awarded by at least two higher education institutions involved in a joint programme and nationally acknowledged as the recognised award of the joint programme.
Definition source: Arqus Alliance

The main characteristics of a joint diploma are:
● awarded after successful completion of a joint programme;
● awarded jointly by higher education institutions that offer the programme;
● Institutions involved in the joint diploma do not award any other (national) diploma indicating that the awarded joint diploma is acknowledged nationally as the recognised award of the joint programme.

Note source: Arqus Alliance

English Terms

joint diploma

  • Usage status: Official/preferred
  • Normative Organisation: Arqus Alliance