Kuwait

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
7 on a 9-point scale or 3 on a 4-point scale or 80%

Required Credential or Degree
4-year Bachelor’s degree

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
7 on a 9-point scale or 3 on a 4-point scale or 80%

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

Arabic

Grading System

Until 1975

Percentage Description
90-100% Distinction
80-89% Very Good

1975 - 1986

Grade Scale Description
A 9 Excellent
A- 8 Excellent
B+ 7 Very Good
B 6 Very Good
B- 5 Very Good

Since 1987

Grade Scale
A 3.67-4
B 2.67-3.66