TRANSFER / ADVANCE CREDITS

 


BASIC INFORMATION

PURPOSE: Transfer of credits from another university's graduate program which the student was previously a student.

 

  1. TIME LIMIT:   Application for advance credit must be made WITHIN THE FIRST YEAR of the beginning of your current program
  2. TRANSFER COURSES CONSIDERATION:
    1. No more than HALF of the required credit hours of the student's current program may be transferred and is subject to approvals
    2. Courses completed prior to admission to an BME Graduate program are considered on an individual basis
    3. A course may not be used for credit toward more than one degree, diploma, certificate, or to raise a GPA, THEREFORE, courses previously used for credit CANNOT be considered for transfer
    4. COURSES USED IN A DEGREE PROGRAM:  Courses previously used to obtain a degree may not be transferred 
  3. THESIS PROGRAMS:  The student must complete their Thesis at the University of Manitoba 
  4. COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION:  The student must complete the comprehensive examination(s) at the University of Manitoba in the BME Department receiving the transferred credits
  5. TRANSFER OF CREDIT IS NOT AUTOMATIC AND MUST BE APPROVAL NEEDED BY:
    1. Student's Academic Advisor
    2. Department:  BME Executive Committee
    3. FGS
  6. COURSES CLOSE TO BEING "OUT-OF-DATE":
    1. Courses are consider out of currency when they are eight years old or older
    2. Courses close to the eight year limit and/or will be out of currency before the student graduates cannot be considered for transfer
  7. PROGRAM FEES:  Regardless of the extent of advance credit received, all students are required to pay the program fee

 

 

ADVANCE CREDIT TRANSFER

PURPOSE: Students who have completed courses in a previous graduate program, either at the University of Manitoba or other post secondary institution but did not receive a degree in that program, may ask that these courses be considered for transfer

 

OCCASIONAL STUDENT COURSES

  1. APPROVAL REQUIRED:  All requests to transfer Occasional Student courses must be approved by
    1. Student's Advisor
    2. BME Curriculum Committee
    3. Faculty of Graduate Studies
  2. FORM:  The student must complete a Recommendation for Advance Credit Form   http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/media/RecommendationForAdvanceCredit.pdf
  3. WRITTEN STATEMENT: The student must provide a written statement along with the Recommendation for Advance Credit Form as to why he/she chose not to initially go directly into a degree program

 

COURSES FROM ANOTHER U of M DEPARTMENT

  1. APPROVAL REQUIRED: All request to transfer courses from another Department must be approved by
    1. Student's advisor 
    2. BME Curriculum Committee
    3. Faculty of Graduate Studies
  2. FORM:  The student must complete a Recommendation for Advance Credit Form  http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/media/RecommendationForAdvanceCredit.pdf
  3. COURSE OUTLINES: The student must provide a COURSE OUTLINE from the course which should include
    1. instructor(s) name(s) and contact information
    2. course description
    3. course goals
    4. course hours
    5. course assignments, exams, projects, papers, etc.  
    6. reading list
    7. grading system
    8. method for evaluating student
      1. value of assignments
      2. value of tests
      3. value of mid-term (if any)
      4. value of project (if any)
      5. value of final exam (if any)

 

COURSES FROM ANOTHER UNIVERSITY

  1. APPROVAL REQUIRED: All request to transfer courses from another University must be approved by
    1. Student's advisor
    2. BME Curriculum Committee
    3. Faculty of Graduate Studies
  2. FORM:  The student must complete a Recommendation for Advance Credit Form  http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/media/RecommendationForAdvanceCredit.pdf   
  3. COURSE OUTLINES:   The student must provide a COURSE OUTLINE from the course which should include
    1. instructor(s) name(s) and contact information
    2. course description
    3. course goals
    4. course hours
    5. course assignments, exams, projects, papers, etc. 
    6. reading list 
    7. grading system
    8. method for evaluating student
      1. value of assignments
      2. value of tests
      3. value of mid-term (if any)
      4. value of project (if any)
      5. value of final exam (if any)

 

COURSES CLOSE TO BEING "OUT-OF-DATE"

  1. Courses are consider out of currency when they are eight years old or older
  2. Courses close to the eight year limit and/or will be out of currency before the student graduates cannot be considered for transfer

 

NOTE:

  • Application for advance credit must be made WITHIN THE FIRST YEAR of the program
  • No more than HALF of the required credit hours of a program be transferred.
  • A course may not be used for credit toward more than one degree, diploma, certificate, or to bring up a GPA.
  • THESIS PROGRAMS
      the student must complete the thesis at The University of Manitoba.
  • COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION
    • the student must complete the comprehensive examination(s) at the University of Manitoba
  • Regardless of the extent of advance credit received, all students are required to pay the program fee.

 

 

TRANSFER CREDITS

Courses within a Program-of-Study may be taken elsewhere and transferred for credit to the University of Manitoba:   http://umanitoba.ca/student/records/leave_return/710.html

  1. APPLY FOR LETTER OF PERMISSION TO STUDY AT ANOTHER UNIVERSITY:
    http://umanitoba.ca/student/records/leave_return/lop.html  
    1. LETTER OF PERMISSION APPLICATION   
  2. CURRENT STUDENT STATUS:  The Student must be in good-standing
    1. Sufficient GPA
    2. Sufficient Progress Report
    3. No outstanding fees
    4. Currently registered
    5. No HOLDs
  3. APPROVAL REQUIRED:  Courses must be approved BEFORE the student registers for them by
    1. Your Academic Advisor
    2. the BME Executive Committee
    3. the Faculty of Graduate Studies 
      We'll need to submit all paperwork to FGS for initial approval.  Once we receive the Official Transcripts we'll re-submit all documents again
  4. REQUIRED PAPERWORK: (submit these documents to the Department) The student is required to provide
    1. Official Course Syllabus of the course(s) from the university from where the courses be taken.  In most cases these Official Descriptions can be
      1. Photocopies from the intended university's Calendar  OR in the case of some Graduate Courses
      2. An Email Description from the Department Representative from the University and Department of the intended University
    2. Letter from his/her Academic Advisor:  The Academic Advisor should state
      1. approval or doubts over the decision of the student take and transfer course(s)
      2. why the course cannot be taken at the University of Manitoba
      3. whether the course(s) are directly related tot he student's research.
  5. CREDIT TRANSFER:  Students may transfer up to 50% of the minimum credit hours of coursework required by the Department/University for the student's degree program.
  6. GRADES:
    1. Transfer Grades are used in the Student's GPA calculation
    2. The grades recorded on the student’s academic record will be established using a conversion table where necessary -- this includes "D" and "F" grades. The grades may also be utilized in academic assessment procedures.
  7. LETTER OF PERMISSION & APPLICATION FEE:  (submit this form to the Department)
    1. Letter of Permission Form:    http://umanitoba.ca/student/records/media/LetterOfPermission.pdf
    2. Official Transcripts: Upon completion of the course, OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS are required directly from the Univeristy where the student enrolled in the course(s)
  8. CURRENT RESEARCH:  Transfer courses must pertain to your current research
  9.  OTHER AGREEMENTS:  Please CHECK Agreements for additional fees, registration, & tuition.
    1. Western Dean’s Agreement
    2. CUGTA – Canadian Universities Graduate Studies Agreement
  10. AWARDS/FUNDING:  Please check any AWARD AGREEMENTS and notify the correct groups/organizations/individuals -- Failure to notify the organizations, etc. may cause the LOSS OF FUNDING
  11. RESPONSIBILITY:   The responsibility is on the student to make sure procedures have been properly and completely followed.

 

 

 

TRANSFER CREDITS LISTED IN AURORA

Aurora now lists TRANSFER CREDIT Equivalencies by Country and University (for most disciplines). If you or a friend wishes to is transfer credits for courses to the UofM please see AURORA https://aurora.umanitoba.ca/banprod/ksstransequiv.p_trans_eq_main 

 

 


ACADEMIC GUIDELINES / CALENDAR

BME SUPPLEMENTAL GUIDELINES 

CODE OF CONDUCT -- Plagiarism

TEACHING ASSIST. HANDBOOK

COMPUTER ACCOUNTS 

BME GSA 

COURSE INFORMATION

  1. Current Course Offerings
  2. Core Course Descriptions

PROGRAMS

  1. Ph.D. 
  2. M.Sc.
  3. Course Category (AX,AU,OS)
  4. Summer Registration (mandatory)

PROGRAM INFORMATION

  1. Progress Reports (Mandatory)
  2. ASG (Advisor Student Guideline)
  3. BME Seminar (Mandatory)
  4. Core Courses
  5. Leaves of Absence
  6. FAILED GRADES
    1. What to do
    2. Grade Appeals
    3. Student Advocacy
  7. Transfer Credits
  8. Transfer: M.Sc to Ph.D.
  9. Revert: Ph.D. to M.Sc.
  10. CHANGE REQUESTS:
    Advisor / Committee
  11. CO, IP, Incom, Course Extension
  12. Voluntary Withdrawal
  13. Authorized Withdrawal

RESEARCH INTEGRITY

University Plagiarism Software: iThenticate

RESEARCH ETHICS & COMPLIANCE

  1. Bannatyne Campus
  2. Ft. Garry Campus

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY

FUNDING

  1. TRAVEL AWARD
  2. AWARDS GENERAL INFO
  3. BUCHANAN GRAD RECRUITMENT SCHOLARSHIP
  4. ENG. FACULTY INITIATIVE AWARD    
  5. CIHR
  6. MHRC  
  7. NSERC
  8. UMGF
  9. IGSS
  10. FGS EMERGENCY LOAN 
  11. CENTRE ON AGING
  12. ALZHEIMER SOCIETY MANITOBA 
  13. OFFICE OF RESEARCH SERVICES
    1. Instiutional
    2. External
    3. Internal
  14. Faculty Funding   
  15. External Funding
  16. FGS Database  
  17. TA WAGE SCALE 
  18. JOBS 
    1. Job Postings / Student Job Recruitment
    2. On-Campus Jobs  

TUITION & FEES 

  1. MASTER'S PROGRAM
    1. Full-Time
    2. Part-Time
  2. Ph.D. PROGRAM
  3. OTHER FEES
    1. Compulsory Fees
    2. Incidental Fees 
    3. Cost of Living Expenses
  4. TUITION INSTALLMENT PLAN
    (International Students Only)

GRADUATION / CONVOCATION

  1. THESIS DEADLINES
  2. Thesis Info
  3. Thesis Guidelines
  4. Thesis Checklist
  5. Thesis Online Submission
  6. THESIS SAMPLES
    1. Title Page
    2. Table of Contents
  7. PLAGIARISM SOFTWARE: iThenticate
  8. ECE Graduand Info
  9. CONVOCATION!

NEW STUDENT INFO
(Please see info site at ECE)

  1. Quick, General Info
  2. General Info & Services
  3. Registration Procedures
  4. Registering for Courses
  5. Acceptance of Offer (Letter)
  6. Paying Tuition & Fees
  7. Office Space & Mail
  8. Grad Students With Children
  9. Student University Guide
  10. Orientation
    1. ECE (mandatory)
    2. FGS (TBA via emails)
    3. University
    4. International Students

 


UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA SERVICES

FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES

  1. Thesis Guideline & Forms
  2. Thesis Info
  3. Important Dates
  4. Award /Scholarship Contacts
  5. FORMS
  6. Workshops

REGISTRAR'S OFFICE

  1. Transcripts
  2. Important Dates
  3. Convocation
  4. FORMS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT INSURANCE

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT RESOURCES

ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES 

STUDENT ADVOCACY 


STUDENT GROUPS

UMGSA  

  1. Travel Funding
  2. Emergency Grant
  3. Special Projects Grant
  4. Student Award
  5. Teaching Award

UMSU  

  1. Int'l Student Health Insurance
  2. HEALTH / DENTAL Benefits
    -- Opt-Out
  3. U-PASS (bus pass)
    -- Opt-Out

UMBMES

BME GSA

  


MANITOBA PROFESSIONAL ASSN.

ENGINEERS GEOSCIENTISTS MANITOBA (APEGM)
Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba

 


CIC: CITIZENSHIP & IMMIGRATION CANADA  

  1. CIC web site  
  2. VISA to Study in Canada  
  3. RE-NEW/EXTEND Study Visa 
  4. Student Work Permit  
  5. Post-Graduate Work Permit  
  6. Letters of Invitation  
  7. FORMS & GUIDES   

  


CONFERENCE PAPERS & THESIS HELP

UofM Writing Style: THESIS

  1. APA Style
  2. APA Basic Style Guide
  3. APA Style Tutorial

 

HELP FROM OTHER UNIVERSITIES

  1. Graduate Student Writing Kit
  2. Thesis Proposal
    1. How to write a thesis proposal
    2. Successful thesis proposals
    3. Components of a thesis proposal
    4. M.Sc. Thesis Proposal
    5. Ph.D. Thesis Proposal
      1. Guideline 01
      2. Guideline 02
  3. Research Papers:
    1. Lit. Reviews
      1. Lit. Reviews
      2. Example 01
      3. Example 02
    2. Abstracts
      1. Writing an Abstract
      2. Abstract Presentations
      3. Examples
    3. Effective Outlines
  4. Citing References
    -- APA Style