Zimbabwe

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
Second Class Honours, Upper Division

Required Credential or Degree
Honours Bachelor's degree

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
Second Class Honours, Upper Division

Required Credential or Degree
Master's degree

English Language Proficiency Test

Applicants with a degree from this country are exempt from submitting proof of English Language competency if the degree was completed at an institution where the language of instruction and examination was in English

Education System 

Language(s) of Instruction

English

Grading System

3-Point Reverse Scale

Scale Percentage Description
1 75-100% First Division
2.1 65-74% Upper Second Division
2.2 50-69% Lower Second Division
3.0 0-50% Fail

4-Point (Priviate Universities) Scale

Grade Scale Percentage
A 4.0 85-100%
A- 3.8 80-84%
B+ 3.5 75-79%
B 3.2 70-74%
B- 2.9 65-69%
C+ 2.6 60-64%
C 2.3 55-59%
C- 2.0 50-54%
D 1.0 40-49%
F 0.0 0-39%

General and Bachelor Honours Degrees

Scale Description
3.65-4.00 First Class
3.20-3.64 Second Class Upper Division
2.80-3.19 Second Class Lower Division
2.00-2.79 Third Class/Pass

Hons. degrees awarded as

Percentage Description
80-100% First Class
70-79% Upper Second Class
60-69% Lower Second
50-59% Third Class/Pass
0-50% Fail

Solusi University

Grade Scale
A 4.00
A- 3.66
B+ 3.33
B 3.00
B- 2.66
C+ 2.33
C 2.00