International College Manitoba


We’re delighted to see you are looking for information about studying in Canada and our highly respected partner, the University of Manitoba.

ICM provides international Students a direct 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 our 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 University. I look forward to welcoming you and supporting you on your journey to the University of Manitoba.

Dr Richard Lobdell
ICM College Director and Principal

Why choose International College Manitoba?
Foundation Programs
Undergraduate Programs
English Language Requirements

Before being granted admission into an ICM program, you must demonstrate a suitable level of English proficiency. This can be done by obtaining one of the results shown in the table below.

English language qualification Direct entry (UTP Stage I or UTP Stage II) Mixed entry (UTP Stage I or UTP Stage II)
IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0 5.0 with no band lower than 4.5
TOEFL Computer/Paper/IBT 196 / 525 / 69 172 / 500 / 60
EIKEN Japan Pre-1 Eiken 2A
GCE ‘O’ Levels C D
HKDSE English Level 3 English Level 2
SPM English (1119) C4 C6
International Baccalaureate Standard 5 or Higher 4 Standard 4 or Higher 3
ICM regularly reviews its admission requirements and related English language requirements. Students wanting to submit TOEFL scores should request that originals be sent to ICM directly quoting Institution Code 6961.
Admission requirements
Entry into UTP Stage II generally requires the successful completion of Year 12 of secondary school or its equivalent.

Entry into UTP Stage I generally requires the successful completion of Year 11 or its equivalent. Specific academic requirements are listed below.

Not all qualifications are listed, so if you have other qualifications,If you have completed secondary school, but your results do not qualify you for entry into UTP Stage II, you will be admitted to UTP Stage I.

Mathematics Requirements

You must have successfully completed mathematics at a Year 12 level (or equivalent) to enter UTP Stage II in the Business, Engineering or Science streams. If you do not meet this requirement, you may need to take the UTP Stage I Mathematics course in your first term of enrolment.

Science Course Requirements

Enrolment in certain UTP Stage II Science classes at ICM is subject to successfully completing Year 12 (or equivalent) in those subjects with a minimum grade. The following course enrolment pre-requisites apply.

Students who wish to take UTP Stage II Math, Chemistry, Physics, or Biology and have scored between 55% and 59% in their Year 12 (or equivalent) have the opportunity to write a Challenge Test at the ICM office in order to be allowed enrolment in UTP Stage II, Math, Chemistry, Physics, and/or Biology. To write a Challenge Test, please contact our student advising team.

Students who wish to take UTP Stage II Math, Chemistry, Physics, or Biology but have scored less than 55% in their Year 12 (or equivalent) or were not successful in the challenge test will be allowed enrolment in ICM’s UTP Stage I version of those classes at an additional charge.

Programs fees
Program Normal duration Total program fees
English language program/ Mixed program (English component only) 1 term C$4,179 (plus additional costs on a per-course basis)
Pre-University Programs
UTP Stage I 2 terms C$14,152
University level Programs
UTP Stage II in Business 3 terms C$14,593
UTP Stage II in Arts 3 terms C$14,593
UTP Stage II in Science 3 terms C$14,593
UTP Stage II in Engineering 3 terms C$14,593

* All amounts are listed in Canadian dollars. The actual tuition costs for students may be higher or lower depending on their specific choice of courses. Fees and charges subject to change without notice.

Program fees include:
  • Orientation program
  • Full tuition
  • Access to student support sessions
  • Integrated Learning and study skills course, if required
  • Assistance from Academic Advisors, if required
Program fees do not include:
  • Books and stationery
  • Equipment
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Transportation
  • Lab fees
  • 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 60 different countries
  • Study in one of the most affordable cities in Canada
  • Earn up to 60% of your tuition back through the Manitoba Tuition Income Tax Rebate

Pre-University Level

  • UTP Stage I

University Level

  • UTP Stage II Arts
  • UTP Stage II Business
  • UTP Stage II Engineering
  • UTP Stage II Science

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