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ICM offers foundation as well as pathways to an undergraduate degree at the University of Manitoba. The UTP Stage II programs are the equivalent to the first year of the University's Bachelor's Degree. Upon successful completion of UTPII, students transfer into the second year of their degree at the University of Manitoba.*
* To progress to the second year at the University of Manitoba you must successfully complete 30 credit hours of advanced standing, meet the required GPA and satisfy the relevant entry requirements.
Benifits of studying at ICM
An opportunity to earn a degree from one of Canada's best universities
Small class sizes mean you have regular access to your lecturers and more focus on your courses
Study on-campus with international students from over 80 different countries
Study in one of the most affordable cities in Canada
ICM (International College of Manitoba) is located at The University of Manitoba main Fort Garry Campus in Winnipeg
Programs starts in
January, May or September
ICM provides international students a pathway to year two at the University of Manitoba. The ICM pathway provides a smooth transition into the U of M. University designed programs, taught by qualified instructors on the main U of M Campus, ensure that ICM students have the very best preparation for the demands of higher education in Canada. ICM students are treated like university students and, with the added benefits of smaller classes, students receive more personalized attention in a dynamic and supportive environment that better equips them for life at the U of M.
**When you come to ICM with a student visa, you are not allowed to work before you progress to the main program at the University of Manitoba.
**Academic Requirement for English Medium students stay the same regardless of the country of residence.
You must have Maths in the Secondary School level.
About The Program
About The University
IELTS Overall 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0
UTP Stage II: Business is equivalent to the first year of an undergraduate business degree from University of Manitoba's Asper School of Business. Internationally-accredited and over 80 years old, the Asper School of Business provides graduates with the practical experience, leadership skills and networking opportunities needed to succeed, innovate, and contribute to society.
To enter into the second year at University of Manitoba, you must complete university admission requirements by April of any given year to be considered for admission in September of that year. If you miss the April deadline, you may enrol in more courses at ICM or transfer to the University of Manitoba in order to earn additional credit hours in preparation for the next April deadline. Depending on the courses completed, you will be eligible to transfer up to 60 credit hours to selected degree programs. Details will be provided on an individual basis each term, and you will be advised on selecting courses to maximize your credit transfer entitlements. Admission to second year Asper School departmental programs is competitive and the minimum GPA for entry will vary by year.
To be eligible to progress to the second year in University of Manitoba's Asper School of Business, you must complete 24 credit hours, including all required courses (with a minimum C in each) by the end of April, of the year that they are applying to the Asper School of Business to be eligible for admissions under Track 1. Click on the link below to find out the names of courses that you can take at UTP-II:-
UTP-II Business Program Planning Guide
You can also find detailed course description on this link:
UTP-II Course description
3 Reasons to choose University of Manitoba's Asper School of Business:
Accredited by AACSB International, less than five percent of the world's business schools have earned this distinguished hallmark of excellence in management education.
97% of Asper BComm (Hons) co-op student graduates are employed full-time after graduating.
Gain paid work experience with industry leaders as part of the co-operative education (cop-op) program. The average hourly wage for co-op students in this program is C$18.11/hour (Asper School of Business Co-op Program Wage Information, 2017).
Employment and career options
A Business degree can be applied to almost any career, including the financial sector, industry and trade, international commerce, the not-for- profit sector, government, health care and technology. A Business degree provides an all round knowledge base for management careers or starting your own business. Visit the Asper School of Business Career Development Centre’s website to start exploring future career paths
English Proficiency Requirement