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
7 on a 10-point scale or ETCS B

Required Credential or Degree
Doctoraal/Doctorandus (Drs.), Ingenieur (Ir.), Meester (Mr.)

Admission to Doctoral Program

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

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

Dutch, English

Grading System

10-Point Scale

Grade Scale Description  
A 8-10 Uitmuntend/zeer/goed Excellent/very good/good
B 7 Ruim voidoende Very satisfactory
C 6 Voldoende Pass
D 5 Bijna voldoende 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