We have made changes to our admission requirements for international students for the 2021 Fall Term. Review our International admission requirement update (PDF).

General admission requirements

To study at the University of Manitoba you must meet the following three general admission requirements:

  1. You must demonstrate English language proficiency
    AND
  2. You must meet one of these two requirements:
    1. the general admission requirement based on your country of study
      OR
    2. the general admission requirement based on your curriculum of study
      AND
  3. You must meet program-specific requirements based on program(s) of choice. Check your country below for program specific equivalencies, or contact the University admissions office at international_students@umanitoba.ca for details.

Find admission requirements by country of study

To find your general admission requirements:

  1. Select your region.
  2. Find your country and select that country’s general admission requirements. If the requirements do not link to a PDF, refer to our General admission requirements (PDF).

You can also contact our admissions office at international_students@umanitoba.ca for country-specific equivalencies.

Africa

Country General admission requirements
Botswana Botswana General Certificate of Education examination certificate
Burkina Faso Baccalauréat/Diplôme de Bachelier de l'enseignement du second degré (PDF)
Cameroon Diplôme du Baccalauréat, Attestation / General Certificate of Education (PDF)
Congo, Democratic Republic of Diplôme d'Etat d'Etudes Secondaires du Cycle Long, Diplôme de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires / Attestation (PDF)
Côte d'Ivoire Diplôme du Baccalauréat/ Attestation (PDF)
Egypt General Secondary Education Certificate (Thanaweya a' Amma)
Ethiopia School Leaving Certificate / Higher Education Entrance Qualification Certificate
Ghana Senior School Certificate issued by the West African Examinations Council (WASSCE) (PDF)
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education issued by the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) (PDF)
Libya General Secondary School Certificate issued by the Ministry of Education
Mali Diplôme du Baccalauréat / Attestation
Mauritius General Certificate of Secondary Education (GSCE or High School certificate) and General Certificate of Education (GCE or Higher School certificate) A-Level (PDF)
Nigeria Senior School Certificate issued by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) (PDF)
Rwanda Diplôme d'Humanités Générales or Diplôme de Fin d'Etudes Secondaires/ Attestation
Senegal Diplôme du Baccalauréat / Attestation (PDF)
South Africa Senior National Certificate / Further Education and Training Certificate issued by UMALUSI: Council of Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training in South Africa (PDF)
Tanzania Certificate of Secondary Education and Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education issued by the National Examinations Council of Tanzania
Uganda Uganda Certificate of Education and Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education issued by the Uganda National Examinations Board
Zambia School Certificate with examination result slip issued by the Examinations Council of Zambia
Zimbabwe GCE O-Level and GCE A-Level examinations issued by Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (PDF)

Asia

Country General admission requirements
Bangladesh Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) / Intermediate Certificate (PDF)
Cambodia Baccalauréat (Baccalaureate)
China Upper Middle School Graduation Certificate (中國語文) | English (PDF)
Hong Kong Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSE) (PDF)
India Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) / Intermediate Certificate / All India Senior School Certificate (PDF)
Indonesia Ijazah Sekolah Menengah Atas (Ijazah SMA) and the Surat Keterangan Hasil Ujian Nasional (SKHUN)
Japan Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shosho (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate - academic)
Korea, South Inmungye Kodung Hakkyo (High School Certificate) (PDF)
Laos One year study from a recognized institution of higher learning
Macau Senior Secondary Certificate
Malaysia Sijil Tinggi Pelarajan Malaysia (STPM) (Malaysian Higher School Certificate) / The United Examination Certificate for Independent Chinese Schools (UEC) (PDF)
Mongolia Gerchilgee (Certificate of Complete Secondary Education)
Nepal Higher Secondary Certificate/ Proficiency Certificate awarded by a recognized university
Pakistan Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) / Intermediate Certificate (PDF)
Philippines Senior High School (Academic Track K-12 system) Diploma; before 2017-2018: One year of study from a recognized institution of higher learning
Singapore Singapore-Cambridge General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) with at least two H2 Level examinations (PDF)
Sri Lanka Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education Advanced Level
Taiwan Senior High School Diploma
Thailand Matayom VI (Certificate of Secondary Education)
Vietnam Bằng Tốt Nghiệp Trung Học Phổ Thông (Graduation Diploma for General Upper Secondary Education) (PDF)

Europe

Country General admission requirements
Albania Deftese Pjekurie (Certificate of Maturity)
Andorra Batxillerat (Baccalaureate)
Armenia Hasunutian Vkaiakan (Certificate of Maturity)
Austria

Reifeprüfungzeugnis (Maturity Certificate)

Azerbaijan Esas Tehsil Haqqinda Shehadetname (Certificate of Complete Secondary Education)
Belarus Attestat (Certificate of (Complete) Secondary Education
Belgium Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Supérieur  / Getuigschrift van Hoger Secundair Onderwijs / AbschluЯzeugnis der Oberstufe des Sekundarunterrichts  (Certificate of Higher Secondary Education)
Bosnia and Herzegovina Certificate or Diploma of Completion of Secondary Education (non-vocational)
Bulgaria Diploma za Sredno Obrazovanie (Diploma of Secondary Education)
Croatia Certificate of Completion of Secondary Education (non-vocational)
Czech Republic Maturitni Vysvedceni (Maturity Certificate)
Denmark Studentereksamen (STX) (Upper Secondary School Leaving Examination) / Hojere Forberedelseksamen (HF) (Higher Preperatory Examination) / Hojere Handelseksamen (HHX) (Higher Commercial Examination) / Hojere Teknisk Eksamen (HTX) (Higher Technical Examination)
Estonia Gumnaasiumi Loputunnistus (General Secondary Education)
Finland Ylioppilastutkintotodistus/Studentsexamensbetyg (Matriculation Examination Certificate)
France Baccalauréat de ľEnseignement de Second Degré/ Baccalauréat Général (General Baccalaureate)/ Baccalauréat Technologique (Technical Baccalaureate)
Germany Zeugnis der allgemeinen Hochschulreife (Certificate of General University Maturity) / Abitur / Reifezeugnis
Greece Apolytirio (Upper Secondary School Certificate)
Hungary Érettségi Bizonyítvány (Maturity Certificate)
Iceland Stúdentspróf  (Upper Secondary School Certificate)
Ireland, Republic of Ardteistiméireacht (Leaving Certificate)
Italy Diploma di Maturita (Maturity Diploma) / Diploma di Esame di Stato (Diploma of State Examination) / Diploma di Linguistica (Linguistic Graduation Diploma)
Kazakhstan Attestat (Attestation of middle (complete) secondary education) (PDF)
Kyrgyzstan Attestat (Attestation of middle (complete) secondary education)
Latvia Atestats par Visparejo Videjo Izglitibu (Certificate of General Secondary Education)
Liechtenstein Matura (Maturity Certificate)
Lithuania Brandos atestatas (Maturity Certificate)
Luxembourg Diplôme de Fin ďEtudes Secondaires (End of Secondary Studies Diploma)
Macedonia Svidetelstvo za zavreno sredno obrazovanie (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)
Malta Matriculation Certificate
Monaco The Baccalauréat de ľEnseignement Général (General Education Baccalaureate)
Montenegro Maturski ispit/Diploma o zavrsenoj srednjoj skoli (Secondary School Leaving Diploma)
Netherlands VWO (Voorbereidend Wetenschappelijk Onderwijs) Diploma (University Preparatory Education Diploma)
Norway Vitnemål Fra Videregående Skole (Upper Secondary School)
Portugal Diploma de Ensino Secundário (Diploma of Secondary Education)
Poland Świadectwo dojrzalości liceum ogólnokształcącego (Maturity Certificate)
Romania Diploma de bacalaureat (Academic) (Baccalaureate Diploma)
Russia Attestat o srednem (polnom) obschem obrazovanii (Complete General Secondary Education) (PDF)
Scotland Scottish Qualifications Certificate (SQC) Higher Grade (a.k.a. Scottish Higher Grade)
Serbia Diploma o Zavrsenoj Srednjo Skoli (Secondary School Leaving Diploma)
Slovakia Vysvedčenie o Maturitnej Skúške / Maturitné Vysvedčenie (Certificate of Maturity)
Spain Título de Bachiller (Title of Bachelor) / Curso de Orientación Universitaria (COU) (University Orientation Course)
Slovenia Maturitetno spričevalo (Maturity Examination Certificate)
Sweden Högskoleförberedande Examen (Higher Education Preparatory Diploma) / Avgångsbetyg från Gymnasieskole / Slutbetyg från Gymnasieskole (Certificate of Upper Secondary)
Switzerland Maturitätszeugnis / Certificate de Maturité / Attestato di Maturità (federally recognized Cantonal Maturity Certificates)
Tajikistan Attestat (Attestation of middle (complete) secondary education)
Turkey Lise Diplomasi (Secondary School Diploma) (PDF)
Turkmenistan Attestat (Attestation of middle (complete) secondary education)
Ukraine Atestat (Certificate of Complete General Secondary Education) (PDF)
United Kingdom General Certificate of Education (GCE) – 2 A Level Courses (or equivalent)
Uzbekistan O'rta Ma'lumot To'g'risida Shahodatnoma/Attestat o Srednem Obrazovanii (Certificate of Secondary Education)

Oceania

Country General admission requirements
Australia
  • Australian Capital Territory – ACT Year 12 Certificate
  • New South Wales – NSW Higher School Certificate
  • Northern Territory – Northern Territory Certificate of Education (NTCE)
  • Queensland – Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE)
  • South Australia- South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE)
  • Tasmania – Tasmanian Certificate of Education (TCE)
  • Victoria – Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE)
  • Western Australia - Certificate of Secondary Education (WACE)
New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3

Find admission requirements by curriculum of study

If you studied a Common International Curricula in high school, which includes the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the British patterned Education (GCE), you must meet the following requirements.

International Baccalaureate (IB) admission requirements

You must have an IB diploma with all of the following:

  • three courses at the higher level (HL)
  • three courses at the standard level (SL)
  • no grades below a 3 (IB)

General Certificate of Education (GCE) admission requirements

You must have a GCE with all of the following:

  • a minimum of two courses at the Advanced (A) level
  • three courses at the GCSE/IGCSE/Ordinary (O) level

Contact us

Undergraduate Admissions
424 UMSU University Centre
66 Chancellors Circle
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB Canada
R3T 2N2

(204) 474-8808
1-800-224-7713
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