Welcome to the Faculty of Science

We Offer

Amazing Program Choices

With over 50 distinct programs, the Faculty of Science has so much to offer. Wherever you wish to go with your education and career, you’ll get the solid foundation you need here.

Research Opportunities

You will have the opportunity to experience science hands-on in our undergraduate labs or work on research alongside world-class scientists in our high-tech research labs. 

Co-op Options

Our co-op program, the largest in the province, gives you practical job skills that you can take with you into the working world: locally, nationally and internationally. In addition, the money you earn as a co-op student will help offset the cost of your education.

A Gateway to Incredible Careers

Your science degree opens doors to careers in science, or you can go on to further study and become a doctor, dentist, pharmacist, teacher, nurse, researcher, professor, veterinarian and meteorologist to name just a few. The choice is yours!

Application Information

You can apply to the Faculty of Science directly from high school or you can apply to University 1. In either case, you can choose from a variety of courses to start your degree, whether you are still considering your options or whether you already have made your program choice. (For more detailed information go to: Apply for admission)

Faculty of Science - Direct Entry Admission Requirements

Manitoba high school graduation with five full credits at the Grade 12 level in courses designated S, G, or U.
A minimum 85% average over the following, with no less than 60% in each course:

  • English 40S
  • Pre-Calculus Mathematics 40S (recommended) or Applied Mathematics 40S; AND
  • One of Biology 40S, Chemistry 40S, Computer Science 40S, or Physics 40S



UM Admissions: List of Programs

Admission Requirements & Application Forms

Science: Program Details

Pre-Professional Programs

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Jacequline Richelle worked in Dr. Judy Anderson's Lab.  Read about her research experience that took her on a trip to India.