Cameroon

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
14/20

Required Credential or Degree
Licence, Maitrise

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
14/20

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%