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UTP Stage II: Arts and Social Sciences, Pre-Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
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It provides the foundation for further study in many areas such as economics, English, international studies, political science, psychology, linguistics and criminology. UTP Stage II will help you choose the area in which you wish to specialize for your Bachelor of Arts.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Brain, Mind and Society
  • Canada since Confederation
  • Comparative Politics
  • Critical Thinking
  • East/West (World Literature)
  • Environmental Economics
  • First Nation Studies
  • Human Geography
  • Introduction to Canadian Law and Legal Institutions
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Introduction to International Politics
  • Introduction to Politics and Government
  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Introduction to Psychology II
  • Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • Introduction to the Description of English Grammar
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Literary Classics
  • Literature across Cultures
  • Literature and Culture
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • The Social History of Canada
  • The Wonder of Words

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • International Baccalaureate 22 (must include Math + 1 science subject)
  • International Baccalaureate 24 (must include Math + 2 science subjects)
  • If you meet the direct entry English language requirement and meet the relevant academic requirements for your country, you will be eligible for direct entry to UTP Stage I or UTP Stage II. Direct entry includes a non-credit academic literacy course. This program is designed to be completed in three terms.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    45966 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22983 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    45966 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22983 CAD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Burnaby

  • 1600 - 2700 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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