Ireland

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
Second Class Honours, Upper Division; B on ECTS

Required Credential or Degree
Honours Bachelor’s degree (and Special Bachelor’s degree)

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
Second Class Honours, Upper Division; B on ECTS

Required Credential or Degree
Master's Degree

English Language Proficiency Test

Applicants with a degree from this country are exempt from submitting proof of English Language competency if the degree was completed at an institution where the language of instruction and examination was in English

Education System

Language(s) of Instruction

English  

Grading System

Classification Scale 

Scale Classification
70-100% First Class Honours
66-69% Upper Second Class (2.1) Honours, Grade I
60-65% Upper Second Class (2.1) Honours, Grade II
50-59% Lower Second Class (2.2) Honours
45-49% Class 3 Honours/Pass
40-44% Class 3 Honours/Pass
0-39% Fail

ECTS

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