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. Please note: departments may have higher requirements and the assessment of any individual may be subject to additional criteria, including English language scores

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
9 on a 10-point scale or ECTS B

Required Credential or Degree

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
9 on a 10-point scale or ECTS B

 Required Credential or 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

Macedonian, Albanian, Turkish

Grading System

10-Point Scale

Scale Description
10 Excellent
9 Excellent
8 Very Good
7 Good
6 (Pass/Fail Level) Sufficient
5 Fail


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

If you have transcripts prior to 1991, please see, Yugoslavia