Degree Equivalencies

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  For entrance into the Master's program:

  • Successful completion of a Bachelor's Degree (4-5 years of study) from a recognized institution;
  • A minimum grade of 75% or 85% depending on faculty (or B equivalent) in the last two years of study, where the typical grading scale is:

    Faculty of Arts
    · If percentages are available
UM Scale Egyptian Scale
A+ 95-100% (Excellent/Distinction)
A 90-94% (Excellent/Distinction)
B+ 85-89% (Very Good)
B 80-84% (Very Good)
C+ 72-79% (Good)
C 65-71% (Good)
D 50-64% (Pass)
F 0-49% (Fail)
    · If the Egyptian scale is in words, convert to letter grades, then to the 4.5 UM scale* for awards.

    Faculties of Science, Engineering, Education, Medicine, Pharmacy and Dentistry
UM Scale Egyptian Scale
A+ 92-100% (Excellent/Distinction)
A 85-91% (Excellent/Distinction)
B+ 80-84% (Very Good)
B 75-79% (Very Good)
C+ 70-74% (Good)
C 65-69% (Good)
D 50-64% (Pass)
F 0-49% (Fail)
    *To convert from a 4.0 scale to a 4.5 scale, first calculate the GPA on a 4.0 scale, and then convert to a 4.5 scale for the International Graduate Student Entrance Scholarship (IGSES) and International Graduate Student Scholarship (IGSS) using the following calculation:
    Calculated GPA  =  x
    4.0 4.5

  For entrance into the PhD program:

  • Requirements listed above (see Master's program) plus successful completion of a Master's Degree from a recognized institution.


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