Syria

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RECOMMENDATION

Expect a “Good” placement.

GRADING SYSTEM:

Undergraduate Scale:

90-100

Honors

A

80-89

Distinction

A

70-79

Very Good

A

60-69

Good

B

50-59

Passing

C

0-49

Fail

F

 

Graduate Scale:

95-100

Honors

A

85-94

Distinction

A

75-84

Very Good

A

65-74

Good

B

60-64

Passing

C

0-59

Fail

F

SUGGESTED DEGREE EQUIVALENCE:

Equivalent to US Bachelor’s:

Licence - comparable to a bachelor's degree in the United States.

Equivalent to US Master’s:

Master of Arts or Science - comparable to a master's degree in the U.S.

Professional qualifications:

Licence in Pharmacy, Dental surgery, or Veterinary Science - comparable to a first professional degree in pharmacy, dental surgery, or veterinary science in the United States.

OTHER INFORMATION   

Grading at the University of Damascus and the University of Aleppo is very conservative. Graduates of the University of Damascus who receive "Very Good" and "Good" final placement are superior students. As many as 95% of all students receiving degrees will fall in the "Passing" category.