Kazakhstan

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
4 on a reverse 5-point scale or ECTS B

Required Credential or Degree
Diplom ob Okanchanii Vysshego Uchebnogo Zaredeniia (Diploma Specialist)

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
4 on a reverse 5-point scale or ECTS B

Required Credential or Degree
Kandidat Nauk (Candidate of Sciences)

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

Kazakh, Russian

Grading System

5-Point Scale

Scale Description
5 Excellent
4 Good
3 Satisfactory
2 Unsatisfactory
1 Totally Unsatisfactory

ECTS

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