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
8 on a 10-point scale

Required Credential or Degree
Bang Cu nhan (Bachelor’s Degree), Bang Tot nghiep Dai hoc, Bang Tot nghiep Dai hoc with a professional title–all requiring four or more years of regular full–time study from a recognized institution

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
9 on a 10-point scale

Required Credential or Degree
Master’s degree, Bang Thac si, Bang Pho Tien si

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

French, Vietnamese  

Grading System

4-Point Scale

Grade Scale Percentage Description  
A+ 4.0 90-100% Xuất sắc Outstanding
A 3.5 80-89% Giỏi Excellent
B+ 3.0 70-79% Khá Good
B 2.5 60-69% Trung bình khá Fairly Good
C 1.5 50-59% Trung bình Average
D 1 0-49% Không đạt Conditional Fail
F 0 0-49%   Fail

40-Point Scale

Scale Description  
36-40 Xuất sắc Outstanding
32-35 Giỏi Excellent
28-31 Khá Good
24-27 Trung bình khá Fairly Good
20-23 Trung bình Average
0-19 Không đạt Conditional Fail
0-19 Không Fail

Before 1993

Scale Description  
9-10 Uu Excellent
7-8 Binh Good
5-6 Binh Thu Fairly Good
0-4 Khong Failing

After 1993

Scale Description  
9-10 Gioi Excellent
7-8 Kha Good
5-6 Trung Binh Fair
0-4 Kern Failing