Norway

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
Overall standing of Laudabilis (2.5 on reversed scale of 4, 1.0 = highest mark) or ECTS B

Required Credential or Degree
Candidatus Magisterii or Sivilingenior

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
Overall standing of Laudabilis (2.5 on reversed scale, 1.0 = highest mark) or ECTS B

Required Credential or Degree
Candidatus oeconomiae (economics), Candidatus paedagogia (education), Candidatus philologiae (philosophy), Candidatus politicarium, Candidatus psychologiae (psychology), Candidatus realium (science), Candidatus scientarium (science), Candidatus sociologiae (sociology), Licenciatus (lic.), Magister artium/Magister scientarium

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

Norwegian

Grading System

4-Point Reverse Scale

Grade Scale Description  
A 1.00-1.50 Laudabilis prae ceteris Outstanding
B 1.60-2.50 Laudabilis Very Satisfactory
B/C 2.60-3.25 Haud illaudabilis Satisfactory
C 3.26-4.00 Non contemnendus Moderately Satisfactory (lowest passing grade)

ECTS

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