China

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
80 on 5-point scale, 75 on 4-point scale (B)

Required Credential or Degree

A four-year Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
80 on 5-point scale, 75 on 4-point scale (B)

Required Credential or Degree

Master’s degree

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

Mandarin, Cantonese

Grading System

4-Point Scale

Grade Percentage Description
A 85-100% Excellent (优秀)
B 75-84.99% Good (良好)
C 60-74.99% Satisfactory (中等)
D 0-59.99% Fail (不及格)

5-Point Scale

Grade Scale Percentage Description
A 5 85-100% Excellent (优)
B 4 70-84% Good (良)
C 3 60-69% Average/Fair (及格)
F 2 0-59% Fail (不及格)

University students are evaluated frequently through examinations in all subjects. Examinations are marked on either a percentage scale with a minimum pass mark of 60, or on a pass-or-fail basis (A, B, C, P and F).

Country Specific Funding