Course Features

  • Price: C$16,490
  • Level: Degree
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UTP Stage II: Business is equivalent to the first year of your undergraduate business studies. Upon completion of the program you will be eligible to progress* to the second year of the Bachelor of Commerce degree and you will be able to choose from a variety of specializations.

* For entry to the Asper School of Business, you must complete university admission requirements by April of any given year to be considered for admission in September of that year. If you miss the April deadline, you may enrol in more courses at ICM or transfer to the University of Manitoba in order to earn additional credit hours in preparation for the next April deadline. Depending on the courses completed, you will be eligible to transfer up to 60 credit hours to selected degree programs. Details will be provided on an individual basis each term, and you will be advised on selecting courses to maximize your credit transfer entitlements. Admission to second year Asper School departmental programs is competitive and the minimum GPA for entry will vary by year. Admissions is also subject to quotas.

UTP Stage II: Business

Required courses

  • Calculus
  • Economics
  • English Literature
  • Statistics

Additional options:

  • Agribusiness
  • Algebra
  • Anthropology
  • Business Communications
  • Critical Thinking
  • International Business
  • Marketing
  • Political Studies
  • Psychology

Second year of your University of Manitoba degree

Bachelor of Commerce


The Asper School of Business Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree offers 13 majors to choose from:

  • Aboriginal Business Studies
  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Mathematics
  • Entrepreneurship/Small Business
  • Finance
  • Generalist
  • Human Resource Management/ Industrial Relations
  • International Business
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Management of Organizations
  • Marketing
  • Operational Management/Research

Bachelor of Science (Agribusiness)

Area of study:

  • Agribusiness Management
  • Agricultural Economics
  • International Agribusiness

University of Manitoba Business program facts

  • Accredited by AACSB International, less than five percent of the world’s business schools have earned this distinguished hallmark of excellence in management education.
  • Ranked top in the world for first place finishes at international business competitions.
  • A co-operative education program is available to students


Employment and career options

A Business degree can be applied to almost any career, including the financial sector, industry and trade, international commerce, the not-for- profit sector, government, health care and technology. A Business degree provides an all round knowledge base for management careers or starting your own business

Average salaries**

Marketing Manager:

Average starting salary C$47,900
Average salary C$67,900

** Source: Manitoba Career Planning Guide 2012.


Entry Requirement

Entry Requirement: BEHS, GCE 'O' level, IB, Grade 12, IELTS 5.5

Intakes & Course Duration

Intakes: January, May, September

Course Duration: 3 terms

Study Campus/ University
  • International College of Manitoba (ICM)

    University of Manitoba is Western Canada’s first university. Founded more than 140 years ago, and located in the heart of the country, we are the region’s largest and only research intensive university offering over 100 academic programs, including professional disciplines such as medicine, law and engineering.