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. Most SFU graduate programs will assess a Bologna compliant degree as equivalent to a four-year degree. 

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
BIEN-14 on a scale of 20; Grandes Ecoles students require Assez Bien-12 on a scale of 20; B ECTS. 

Required Credential or Degree
Licence, Maitrise, Diplomes des Grandes Ecoles, Diplome d’Ingenieur

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
14 on 20-point scale, B ECTS. 

Required Credential or Degree
Diplome d`Etudes Superieures; Diplome d`Etudes Approfondies; Doctorate en Medecine; Master (Post-2002)

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


Grading System

20-Point Scale

16-20 Très Bien
14-15 Bien
12-13 Assez Bien
10-11 Passable
0-9 Failure


Grade Description U.S. Grade Equivalent
A Excellent A
B Very Good B+
C Good B
D Satisfactory C+
E Sufficient C
FX Fail Fail
F Fail Fail