Iceland

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
7 on a 10-point scale, B on ECTS

Required Credential or Degree
Cand. Juris; Cand Med., Cand Mag., Verkfraedingur (Engineering)

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
7 on a 10-point scale, B on ECTS

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

Icelandic, English

Grading System

Scale Description
9-10 Honours
7.25-8 First Class
6-7.24 Second Class
5 Third Class
0-4 Fail

ECTS

Grade Description
A Excellent
B Very Good
C Good
D Satisfactory
E Sufficient
FX Fail
F Fail