Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
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Loughborough University

Graduation

Certificates and transcripts

Post-Nominal Letters

Post-nominal initials or titles or are letters placed after the name of a person to indicate that the individual holds a particular position, qualification, accreditation, office or honour.

Post-nominal letters should be listed in the following order: 

For example, Salim Al-Qahtani BSc DPS, PGCE

Elizabeth Stevenson BSc, MSc, PhD, FIMechE

Loughborough University awards should be abbreviated without full stops as follows:

 

Award Level

Award Type

Abbreviation

Foundation Degrees

Foundation Degree in Arts

FdA

Foundation Degree in Engineering

FdEng

Foundation Degree in Science

FdSc

First Degrees

Bachelor of Arts

BA

Bachelor of Education

BEd

Bachelor of Engineering

BEng

Bachelor of Library Studies

BLS

Bachelor of Science

BSc

Bachelor of Technology

BTech

Master of Chemistry

MChem

Master of Computer Science

MComp

Master of Engineering

MEng

Master of Mathematics

MMath

Master of Physics

MPhys

Master in Science

MSci

First Degree Placement Year Awards

Diploma in Industrial Studies

DIS

Diploma in International Studies

DIntS

Diploma in Professional Studies

DPS

Postgraduate Awards

Postgraduate Certificate

PGCert

Postgraduate Diploma

PGDip

Master's Degrees

Master of Arts

MA

Master of Business Administration

MBA

Master of Design

MDes

Master of Philosophy

MPhil

Master of Research

MRes

Master of Science

MSc

Doctorates

Doctor of Engineering

EngD

Doctor of Philosophy

PhD

Higher Doctorates

Doctor of Letters

DLitt

Doctor of Science

DSc

Doctor of Technology

DTech

Doctor of the University

DUniv

 

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