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International College of Manitoba (ICM)

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada


UTP Stage-II Business

Progressing to

Management Information Systems (B.Comm.)

Program No-


January May September

At least 1 month prior to the start date

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Admission Requirements

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.

Other Requirements

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

12 Months

English Proficiency Requirement


Start Date

Application Deadline

Tuition Fees

16,490 CAD

Bursaries availability


Minimimum Academic Requirement

Click HERE to understand more about Specific Entry Requirements for your Country


Higher Secondary Certificate with minimum overall of 65% or GPA 3.75. You must have minimum 50% marks in 4 academic subjects in HSC. You must have minimum 50% in Mathmetics in SSC. You can apply to this program even if you completed your HSC in Science or Arts group.


India Senior Secondary School Certificate with a minimum overall average of 65% in 4 academic senior level subjects with no score below 50% + minimum 50% in Year 10 Math


Higher Secondary School Certificate with an average of 65% . And minimum 50% marks in 4 Academic subjects.


Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC) with 55% average in 4 academic subjects


IGCSE A level results with D passes in 2 academic subjects or IGCSE AS level results with D passes in 4 academic subjects. No native Language will be considered. Also the student must have Maths either in A-Level or AS-level or in O-levels and have minimum grade D. If Math was not taken in any of these level, the student may still get admission to this program but he/she must take Math subject at UTP Stage-I level at ICM. (Extra tuition will be applicable in this scenario)

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