General Entrance Requirements - Africa

Listed below are our general entrance requirements by countries. For detail program-specific requirements, please click on the hyperlink within each country entrance requirement. If there is no hyperlink, please click here for general admission requirements or contact the Admissions Office at international_students@umanitoba.ca for country-specific equivalencies.

International applicants are also required to meet our English language proficiency requirement

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

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Common International Curricula include the International Baccalaureate (IB) and the British patterned Education (GCE).