The following information, regarding minimum equivalent qualifications and academic standing, and required credential, is intended as a guideline only and is to be used as a reference for admission purposes only

Admission to Master's Program

Minimum Equivalent Qualifications
For admission to a master’s program, the qualifications listed are normally recognized as equivalent to a Simon Fraser University 4-year bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall grade of B

Minimum Overall Academic Standing

Required Credential or Degree
Licence, Maitrise

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing

Required Credential or Degree
Doctorat de Troisieme Cycle

English Language Proficiency Test

Applicants with a degree from this country are required to submit proof of English language competency

Education System

Language(s) of Instruction

French, English  

Grading System

French System

Scale Description U.S. Grade Notes
15-20 Très Bien (Very Good) A  
13-14.99 Bien (Good) A-  
12-12.99 Assez Bien (Quite Good) B+  
11-11.99 Passable (Satisfactory) B  
10-10.99 Moyen (Sufficient) C  
0-9.99 Insuffisant (Insufficient) F Failure (May be considered passing if entire year is passed)

English System

Grade Description
A First Class
A- Second Class, Upper Division
B Second Class, Lower Division
C Pass

University of Yaoundé I

Scale Description  
16-20 Très Bien Very Good
14-15 Bien Good
12-13 Assez Bien Fair
10-11 Pass Passable
0-9 Fail Fail

University of Buéa

Letter Grade Scale Percentage
A 4.00 80-100%
B+ 3.50 70-79%
B 3.00 60-69%
C+ 2.50 55-59%
C 2.00 50-54%
D+ 1.50 40-44%
F 0 0-39%