Ecuador

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
9 on 10-point scale, 18 on 20-point scale 1, 75 on 20-point scale 2

Required Credential or Degree
Licenciado, Ingeniero

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
9 on 10-point scale, 18 on 20-point scale 1, 75 on 20-point scale 2

Required Credential or Degree
Doctorado, Maestría/ Magister or Especialista

English Language Proficiency Test

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

External Scholarship

Secretaría Nacional de Educación Superior, Ciencia y Tecnología (SENESCYT) Masters and PhD scholarships (Note: Recipients of this national award are eligible for a concurrent tuition waiver from SFU's Provost International Fellowship)

Education System

Language(s) of Instruction

Spanish  

Grading System

20-point scale

Scale Scale 2 Grade Description
18.00 - 20.00 75.00 - 80.00 Excelente (Excellent)
15.00 - 17.99 65.00 - 74.99 Bien (Good)
12.00 - 14.99 55.00 - 64.99 Regular (Average)
10.00 - 11.99 45.00 - 54.99 Necesita Mejorar (Needs Improvement)
0.00 - 9.99 0.00 - 44.99 Reprobar (Fail)

10-Point Scale

Scale Grade Description
9.00 - 10.00 Excelente (Excellent)
7.50 - 8.99 Bien (Good)
6.00 - 7.49 Regular (Average)
5.00 - 5.99 Necesita Mejorar (Needs Improvement)
0.00 - 4.99 Reprobar (Fail)