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
8 on a 10-point scale or ECTS B

Required Credential or Degree
Diploma de Doctor-Medic, Diploma de Inginer, Diploma de Studii Superioare, Diploma de Licenta, Specialist Diploma

Admission to Doctoral Program

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

Required Credential or Degree
Candidate of Sciences, Diploma de Doctor OR Doctor in Stiinte (Doctor of Sciences), Magistru

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

Romanian and Russian

Grading System

10-Point Scale

Scale Description  
10 Excelent Excellent
9 Foarte Bun Very Good
8 Bine Good
7 Bine Good
6 Satisfacator  Satisfactory
5 Satisfacator Satisfactory
1-4 Nesatisfacator  Unsatisfactory


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