Japan

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
B+ or 77%

Required Credential or Degree
4 year Bachelor’s degree (Gakushi Shogo)

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
B+ or 77%

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

Japanese

Grading System

Grade Scale A

Grade Percentage Description  
A 80-100% Yu Excellent
B 70-79% Ryo Good
C 60-69% Ka Pass
D 00-59%   Fail

Grade Scale B

Grade Percentage Description  
A+ 90-100% Shu Outstanding
A 80-89% Yu Excellent
B 70-79% Ryo Good
C 60-69% Ka Pass
D 0-59% Fuka Fail