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
Superior academic standing

Required Credential or Degree
Bachelor's degree requiring four years of study

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, English  

Grading System:

7-Point Scale

Scale Percentage Description
7 85-100% High Distinction
6 75-84% Distinction
5 65-74% Credit
4 50-64% Pass
3 45-49% Fail
225-44 25-44% Fail
1 Less than 24% Fail

10-Point Scale

Scale Grade
10 Excellent
9-9.99 A+
8-8.99 A
7-7.99 B+
6-6.99 B
5-5.99 C
4-4.99 D
0-3.99 F

Percentage Scale

Percentage Grade
95.00-100.00% A
90.00-94.99% A-
87.00-89.99% B+
83.00-86.99% B
80.00-82.99% B-
77.00-79.99% C+
73.00-72.99% C
70.00-72.99% C-
65.00-69.99% D+
60.00-64.99% D
0.00-59.99% F