Philippines

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
First Class standing or 85% or 1.5 on a 5-point reversed scale in both degrees

Required Credential or Degree
All disciplines – completion of both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees required for admission

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
Doctoral degree or two Master's degrees

Required Credential or Degree
Doctoral 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

English (generally)

Grading System

5-Point Reverse Scale

Scale Description
1.00-1.25 Excellent
1.50-1.75 Very Good
1.70-2.00 Good
2.50-3.00 Average/Fair
4.00-5.00 Fail

De La Salle University

Grade Scale Percentage Description
A 4.00 97-100% Excellent
A- 3.50 93-96% Superior
B 3.00 89-92% Very Good
B- 2.50 85-88% Good
C+ 2.00 80-84% Satisfactory
C 1.5 75-79% Fair
C- 1.00 70-74% Passed
F 0.00 0-69% Fail
W     Withdrawn

Percentage Scale

Grade Percentage Description
A 95-100% Excellent
B+ 90-94% Very Good
B 85-78% Good
B- 80-84% Satisfactory
C 75-79% Fairly Satisfactory
F 0-74% Fail