The IAEP prepares you for university studies by providing the language skills necessary to succeed academically. Over 80% of students who enter the IAEP successfully complete the program and begin their degree at the University of Manitoba!

Research shows that students who completed the IAEP had higher marks in their degree program than other international students, had higher first year GPAs than Canadian Students and were more likely to complete their degree than other international or Canadian students.

The IAEP offers conditional admission to the U of M for students who meet eligibility requirements and are enrolled in the IAEP.

About IAEP at the University of Manitoba

The IAEP has three start dates per year (January, May and September) and five levels of study. Each level consists of 24 hours of instruction per week for 15 weeks, and includes a one-week mid-term break. Average class size is less than 12 students per class.

Levels 1-4

These levels are designed to prepare intermediate and advanced level students for academic study. The program emphasizes the English language skills necessary for university success.

Level 5

This is the highest level of the IAEP. It is designed to prepare students for admission to the University of Manitoba. Level 5 is also known as Academic English Program for University and College Entrance (AEPUCE).

Students who successfully pass Level 5/AEPUCE, meet the English Language Proficiency requirement of the following institutions:

  • The University of Manitoba (U of M)
  • The University of Winnipeg
  • Red River College

Conditional Admission

You can be conditionally admitted to an academic undergraduate degree program at the University of Manitoba.

To meet the Conditional Admission requirements, you must meet the academic requirements of the degree program, and successfully complete IAEP.

To learn more about Conditional Admission as well as other academic options/pathways, please click here.

Graduate Studies

Students who successfully pass Level 5/AEPUCE, also meet the English Language Proficiency requirement of the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba. For more information please click here.