UTP Stage II: Engineering

UTP Stage II: Engineering is equivalent to the first year of the University of Manitoba's Bachelor of Science (Engineering) degree. Upon completion of this program you will be eligible to progress* to the second year of the degree program and choose your preferred area of specialization. Options include Biosystems, Civil, Computer, Electrical and Mechanical Engineering.

* For entry to the Faculty of Engineering, you must complete university admission requirements by April of any given year to be considered for admission in September of that same year. If you miss the April deadline, you may enrol in more courses at ICM or register in the Faculty of Science on an interim basis in preparation for the next April deadline. Details will be provided on an individual basis each term, and you will be advised on selecting courses to maximize your credit transfer entitlements. Entrance to Engineering departmental programs is competitive and the minimum GPA required will vary by year and by specific specialization. Admissions is also subject to quotas.

Your direct pathway to the University of Manitoba



12 months


January, May, September

UTP Stage II: Engineering

Required courses

  • Calculus I and II
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Critical Thinking or complimentary Arts elective
  • Design in Engineering
  • Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Introduction to Statics
  • Literary Topics
  • Physics 1: Mechanics
  • Techniques of Classical and Linear Algebra
  • Thermal Sciences

Second year of your University of Manitoba degree

Bachelor of Science (Engineering)

Areas of study:
  • Biosystems Engineering (Environmental option)
  • Civil Engineering (Environmental option)
  • Computer Engineering (Focus Areas: Embedded Systems, Communication Networks, Machine Vision)
  • Electrical Engineering (Focus Areas: Power and Energy Systems, Wireless Communication Devices, Biomedical, Engineering Physics)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Aerospace and Manufacturing options)

For more information on the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Engineering, visit

University of Manitoba Engineering program facts

  • At least 95 percent of all University of Manitoba Engineering graduates get jobs after graduation.
  • A co-operative education program is available to students.
  • The only Canadian university to have an NSERC Chair in Design Engineering as an Associate Dean.


Employment and career options

Potential careers in: aerospace engineering, biomedical engineering, hardware engineering, manufacturing, microelectronics, product research and development, robotics, software engineering, systems design, and telecommunications engineering

Average salaries**

Civil Engineer:

Average starting salary C$43,100
Average salary C$74,600

** Source: Manitoba Career Planning Guide 2012.