Syria

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
70 on a 100-point scale, Very Good

Required Credential or Degree
Licence, Bachelor’s (all requiring 5 years of study)

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
70 on a 100-point, Very Good

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

Arabic

Grading System

Percentage Scale A

Percentage Description  
90-100% Al-sharaf Honours
80-89% Al-imitiyâz Excellent/Distinction
70-79% Jayyid jiddan Very Good
60-69% Jayyid Good
50-59% Maqbûl Satisfactory

Percentage Scale B

Percentage Description  
95-100% Al-sharaf Honours
85-94% Al-imitiyâz Excellent/Distinction
75-84% Jayyid jiddan Very Good
65-74% Jayyid Good
60-64% Maqbûl Satisfactory