Bachelor degree is obtained at the first level of higher education and awarded to the student by a higher educational establishment on the basis of the successful completion of the educational and professional program.
A person has the right to obtain a Bachelor’s degree which is provided if he has a full secondary education or the educational qualification level of a junior specialist.
An educational degree is obtained at the second level of higher education and is awarded to a higher education learner by a higher education institution as a result of the successful relevant academic curriculum performance. A Master’s Degree is acquired for the educational-professional or educational-scientific programs. The volume of the educational and professional program of training for the master’s degree is 90 ECTS credits, the volume of the educational-scientific program is 120 ECTS credits. A person has the right to acquire a Master’s degree in the presence of a Bachelor’s degree.
Educational and at the same time the first scientific degree obtained at the third level of higher education on the basis of the Master’s degree. The degree of Doctor of Philosophy is awarded by a specialized academic council of a higher education institution or scientific institution as a result of the successful fulfillment of the corresponding educational and scientific program and public defense of the dissertation in the specialized academic council.