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UTP Stage II: Science  

UTP Stage II: Science is equivalent to the first year of the University of Manitoba’s Bachelor of Science degree program. UM’s Faculty of Science offers the widest variety of science programs in the province, along with opportunities to experience research alongside world-renowned scientists and the largest co-op work placement program in the province. 


  • 3 terms


  • January
  • May
  • September


  • Winnipeg

Your pathway to the University of Manitoba

High school
2nd year University of Manitoba

Why choose UM’s Faculty of Science?

  • UM’s Faculty of Science offers over 50 distinct programs.
  • There are over 170 teaching scientists to learn from.
  • You can be involved with undergraduate research programs, working side-by-side with researchers using advanced scientific equipment in state-of-the-art labs.
  • A co-operative education (co-op) program is available to students in many degree programs.
  • For more information, visit the Faculty of Science’s website.

Second year of your University of Manitoba degree

Once you successfully complete ICM’s UTP Stage II: Science program, you are ready to apply into your second year at UM in one of the following majors:

Bachelor of Science 

Areas of study:

  • Actuarial Mathematics
  • Biochemistry^
  • Biological Sciences^
    • Cell, Molecular and Developmental Biology, Ecology and Environmental Biology, Environmental and Integrative Physiology, Evolution and Biodiversity, Integrative Biology
  • Chemistry^
  • Computer Science^
    • Computer Science-Mathematics Joint Program, Computer Science-Physics and Astronomy Joint Program, Computer Science-Statistics Joint Program
  • Genetics^
  • Mathematics^
    • Applied Mathematics (Computer Science Option, Economics Option, Statistics Option), Mathematics-Economics Joint Program, Mathematics-Physics and Astronomy Joint Program
  • Microbiology^
  • Physics and Astronomy^
    • Astronomy and Astrophysics, Physics, Biological and Medical Physics
  • Psychology^
  • Statistics^
    • Statistics-Actuarial Mathematics Joint Program, Statistics-Economics Joint Program, Statistics-Mathematics Joint Program

^Cooperative education option available

To be eligible to progress to second year at UM, you must have a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 2.0 and satisfy relevant entry requirements, with a minimum 30 credit hours of advanced standing. For full details, please see the Faculty of Science advanced entry admissions bulletin and the UM Course Calendar.

Career opportunities

Career paths for science graduates are diverse. They include technical opportunities such as working in laboratories or doing research, or in the fields of administration, education, conservation, and business. Visit UM Career Compass for career planning information in your desired major.

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