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RECOMMENDATION:  

Expect an overall average of 70% or higher (grading in science fields is stricter, so perhaps down to 60- 65%).

GRADING SYSTEM:

Percentage

Description

Suggested US Equivalent

90-100

Excellent

A

80-89

Very Good

A

60-79

Good/Medium

B

50-59

Pass

D

0-49

Fail

F

SUGGESTED DEGREE EQUIVALENCE:

Equivalent to US Bachelor’s:

Bachelor’s degree.  Generally 4 years.

Equivalent to US Master's:

Master’s – 2 years (one year coursework, one year research).  Requires 65% in Bachelor’s degree for admission.

Professional qualifications:

Technical diplomas (2 years), technical Bachelors (4 years) and technical Masters (2 years).

Teacher training is below bachelor level.