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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 successfully completed physics, chemistry and mathematics (preferably calculus) at a Year 12 level (or equivalent) with a 75 percent average overall and a score of no less than 70 percent for any course.
About The Program
About The University
IELTS Overall 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0
UTP Stage II: Engineering is equivalent to the first year of the University of Manitoba's Bachelor of Science (Engineering) degree. As the oldest engineering school in Western Canada, the Faculty of Engineering prepares graduates for leadership roles with a focus on design-readiness and teamwork.
To be eligible to progress to the second year in the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Manitoba, you must complete a minimum of 10 courses in the first year program (30 credit hours). Click on the link below to find out the names of courses that you can take at UTP-II:-
You can also find detailed course description on this link:
UTP-II Course description
Each course must be completed with a minimum grade of C. Engineering is a highly competitive faculty. Please see admission statistics for international students here:
For entry to the Faculty of Engineering, you must complete university admission requirements by the deadline posted on the University of Manitoba’s Admissions page for Engineering. These requirements must be completed before this deadline to be considered for admission in September of that same year. If you miss this deadline, you may enrol in more courses at ICM or register in the Faculty of Science on an interim basis in preparation for the next intake the following year.
Details will be provided on an individual basis each term, and you will be advised on selecting courses to maximize your credit transfer entitlements. Entrance to Engineering departmental programs is competitive and the minimum GPA required will vary by year and by specific specialization. Admissions is also subject to quotas. For past admission statistics, please visit
At least 95 percent of all University of Manitoba Engineering graduates get jobs after graduation.
A co-operative education program is available to students.
The only Canadian university to have an NSERC Chair in Design Engineering as an Associate Dean.
Employment and career options
Potential careers in: aerospace engineering, biomedical engineering, hardware engineering, manufacturing, microelectronics, product research and development, robotics, software engineering, systems design, and telecommunications engineering
English Proficiency Requirement