Spain

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 80% or ECTS B

Required Credential or Degree
Licenciado/Licenciatura, Ingeniero, Titulo (5–6 years)

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
8 on a 10-point scale or 80% 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

Spanish, Basque, Galician, Catalan  

Grading System

4-Point Scale

Scale Description  
4 Excelente Excellent
3 Muy Bien Very Good
2 Bien Good
1 Suficiente Sufficient
0 Suspenso Fail

10-Point Scale

Scale Description  
10 Matricula de honor Excellent
9.0-9.9 Sobresaliente Very Good
7.0-8.9 Notable Good
5.0-6.9 Aprobado Satisfactory
0-4.9 Suspenso Fail

Classification Scale

Classification   U.S. Grade Equivalent
Matrícula de Honor with Honours A
Sobresaliente Outstanding A
Notable Notable B+
Aprobado Pass B+
Suspenso Failure F

ECTS

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