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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts (Advanced)

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts (Advanced)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $22,500 CAD

  • Application fee

    $120 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    70 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-March-2023 2023-03-01
Winter-January 01-October-2022 2022-10-01
Summer-May 01-March-2023 2023-03-01

Overview

Bachelor of Arts (Advanced)

Many university students begin their studies with a Bachelor of Arts degree at Manitoba university. A solid foundation in liberal arts can provide you with the practical skills for a particular job or may prepare you to move on to a graduate or professional school.

Many see earning a BA as the best way to position themselves for today’s global economy. Indeed, the analytical, creative, communication, and problem-solving skills that come with the multidisciplinary approach of an arts degree can prepare you for a future rich with opportunities.

The advanced program offers a general education along with a reasonable degree of specialization in one area of study through the major.

Graduates of the advanced major program who demonstrate high academic performance may be eligible for entrance to graduate studies. The advanced degree is also well suited to students seeking to build an academic term or year of studies abroad into their undergraduate degree.

The Faculty of Arts offers the following major and minor subject areas for Bachelor of Arts degrees. Students planning on entering a specific major or minor or honours subject field should include an appropriate course in that subject area within their first year.

  • Aboriginal Governance
  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Asian Studies
  • Canadian Studies
  • Catholic Studies
  • Central and East European Studies
  • Classical Studies
  • Criminology
  • Economics
  • ….

 

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$31,704

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $6,960
Accommodation 1 bed room $9,204
Tuition 1 person $22,500

Hourly wage

Min wage

11.95 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Transcripts and course information from previous studies
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • A personal statement about your goals for the program
  • A portfolio of your previous work
  • An audition or interview (If required)
  • VISA and Passport

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

86
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

58
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

180
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

The English Language Centre (ELC) at the University of Manitoba (UM) offers the full-time Intensive Academic English Program (IAEP). 

If the student does not meet the English Language Proficiency requirement for their program of interest, the student can take advantage of this program to obtain the Academic English language skills needed to complete a degree.

If you have already achieved one of these minimum test scores, you may be eligible to enter Level 5 of the IAEP directly:

  • 5.5 (Academic) or higher in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • 5.5 (Academic) or higher in the International English Language Testing System Indicator (IELTS Indicator) for Spring/Summer and Fall 2021 applications
  • Minimum 16 in each component and 70 overall on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • 3.5 Listening, 3.5 Reading and 3.5 Writing in the Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees (CanTEST)*
  • 50 or higher in the Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)
  • Duolingo English Test (95 and above) for Spring/Summer and Fall 2021 applications

Academic background and requirement

A minimum average of 70% over the following, with no less than 60% in each course: 

  • English 40S
  • Mathematics 40S
  • Two academic 40S courses*

Career opportunities

  • Anthropologist
  • Writer
  • Marketing executive
  • Public relations officer
  • Publishing copy-editor/proofreader
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Speech and language therapist

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