European Qualification Framework, reference level 7 description
The learning outcomes relevant to Level 7 are (ec.europa.eu):
In the context of EQF, knowledge is described as theoretical and/or factual.
- highly specialised knowledge, some of which is at the forefront of knowledge in a field of work or study, as the basis for original thinking and/or research
- critical awareness of knowledge issues in a field and at the interface between different fields