English Language Proficiency Requirements

 


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EXEMPT COUNTRIES

ENGLISH LANGUAGE EXAM & SCORES

AEPUCE (IAEP, Level 5)
Academic English Program for university & college entrance

PERMANENT RESIDENTS, REFUGEE CLAIMANTS, PROVINCIAL NOMINIEES 

IMPORTANT INFO

 


 

GENERAL INFORMATION
ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

English is the language of instruction and communication at the University of Manitoba.  The University and the Faculty of Graduate Studies determines the English requirements for a student to be successful in their graduate program.  In some cases, Departments will have higher English language requirements for their programs.

  1. If applicable, qualifying English Language Exam scores are required as an primary requirement for admission
    • A qualifying English Language Exam scores MUST be receipted before an applicant can be considered for admissions review
    • Admissions Applications are NOT evaluated until qualifying English language exam scores are RECEIVED 
  2. After receiving tentative acceptance from a professor in ECE, documented proof of qualifying English Language Exam scores must be submitted WITH the online Admissions application.
    • Admissions Applications submitted without qualifying English Language Exam scores is considered incomplete and cannot be processed
  3. EXPIRATION OF TEST SCORES:   Scores more than two years old are not acceptable.
  4. The latest requirements regarding the English Language Requirement may be found here http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/admissions/139.html
  5. We cannot bargain or negotiate the University's requirements for qualifying English Language Exam scores

 

DISCLAIMER
Tentative Approval for admissions by an academic advisor within ECE or the submission of an application and payment of processing fees is not a guarantee admissions to the Graduate Program. All applications are reviewed by the Department and the Faculty of Graduate Studies.  Final approval rests with the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

All students are responsible for the content of their Admissions Application and in making sure that the instructions and procedures are followed for the proper submission of an Admissions Application which includes obtaining Tentative Acceptance from a professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer in advance of the submission of an official admissions application. 

 

 


 

 COUNTRIES EXEMPT FROM
AN ENGLISH LANGUAGE EXAM

 

The University recognizes that the English Exam should not be a requirement for those born and raised in certain countries.  Please click the link below to see a list of countries whose students are not required to submit qualifying English Language Exam scores for the review of their admissions application to the graduate program at the University of Manitoba.

 


 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
EXAMS & SCORES

 

Acceptable English Language Proficiency Exams & OVERALL minimum required scores:

 


 

AEPUCE   (IAEP, level 5)
Academic English Program for University and College Entrance, Advance Level 5

 

Academic English Program for University and College Entrance (AEPUCE) - minimum, overall score of 65% is required;

If the AEPUCE course is taken at the University of Manitoba, in order to qualify for entrance into the Graduate program you MUST register for AEPUCE 5 and you MUST PASS THE COURSE -- in this case the course is equivalent to taking one of the recommended English Language Proficiency Exam -- no additional English Language Proficiency Exam is required. 

For course information please see http://www.umanitoba.ca/student/elc/fulltime/index.php.

Should you have questions regarding AEPUCE please contact the ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTRE directly: 

ENGLISH LANGUAGE CENTRE
520 University Centre (Main Office)
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg MB, R3T 2N2, Canada
Tel: 204-474-9251
Fax: 204-474-8089
elc@umanitoba.ca

Office hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

 

 

 


 

PERMANENT RESIDENTS (P.R.), REFUGEE CLAIMANTS, PROVINCIAL NOMINEES

 

  • All students must who do not quality for English Language Exam Exemption must submit a current, qualifying English Language Exam taken within the last 2-years
  • Students must receive passing scores (see Language Requirements) before your application can be considered for Admissions    
  • Acceptable English Language Exam 
  • WELARC (Winnipeg English Language & Referral Centre) for English evaluation:    
    • WELARChttp://welarc.net/index.html   
    • If you are not able to pass an English Language Exam please visit WELARC for FREE evaluation, classes, or class information
    • Qualifications for WELARC Assistance:  Applicants must be Manitoba residents who are:  
      • Permanent Residents or Canadian citizens born outside Canada
      • Refugee Claimants 
      • Provincial Nominees
        (including spouses and adult children) who have received their letter of approval from the province of Manitoba 

 

 


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

  1. NOTE:  Qualifying English Language Exam scores are required as a basis for admission evaluation.  We cannot evaluate Application Applications without the recept of qualifying English Language Exam scores. Documented proof of qualifying English Language Exam scores must be submitted WITH an online admissions application. Please note: scores more than two years old are not acceptable.
  2. PLAN AHEAD (DEADLINES):   Please make sure you apply and sit for your English Language Exam to allow you to submit qualifying English Language Exam scores least one(1) month before the ECE DEPARTMENT Deadline Date
  3. SENDING YOUR ENGLISH LANGUAGE EXAMS:   Please request that your examining organization submit your scores to 
    1. INSTITUTION CODE:  
      The University of Manitoba Institution Code:  0973
    2. Official copies MUST be sent directly to the University by the Examining Organization 
  4. Submitted documents cannot be returned
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