Simon Fraser University – Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies
Maggie Benston Student Services Centre 1100, 8888 University Drive
Burnaby, BC
Canada V5A 1S6

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences
Degree: Master
Field of Study: International/Global Studies
Description Students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program at SFU (major/honours) may be eligible to be pre-approved for admission to an accelerated master’s program for a future term (i.e. after successful completion of the bachelor’s program), provided that they have satisfactorily completed at least 90 units of undergraduate course work with a minimum CGPA of 3.67/4.33. The approved student will be eligible to enroll in a maximum of ten (10) units of graduate course work, either as electives or upper division required courses at the bachelor’s level, while in the undergraduate program. Those units may also be counted toward the program requirements for the future master’s program once the student has successfully completed the bachelor’s program and has commenced the master’s program.
Website: International Studies (MA) (Accelerated) at Simon Fraser University – Graduate Studies
Cost per year:

National: $5,613.99

For more information see: https://www.sfu.ca/dean-gradstudies/future/tuition-and-fees.html.

Requirements
Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 625] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 102]

All applicants whose first language is not English and whose undergraduate degrees come from institutions where English is not the primary language of instruction are required to submit English language test scores. Scores are only valid for two years from the date of examination. Normally, we would require the following minimum scores: IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a minimum score of 7.5 on each Academic Module (listening, speaking, writing, reading); or TOEFL IBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language, internet based test) with an overall score of 102 or better with a minimum score of 25 in each of the four components (listening, speaking, writing, reading); or TOEFL PBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language, paper based test) with a minimum score of 625 including a minimum essay score of 5.5.

Additional Admission Requirements:

  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests