48 months
14700 CAD/year
3942 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Modern Languages and Literatures program at University of Winnipeg provides up-to-date, effective instruction for beginners as well as intermediate to advanced students. 

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Language courses will enrich your education, complement other areas of study, and prove useful in international work and travel. Many language courses can also be used to fulfill the University’s Distribution and Humanities Requirements. 

This Modern Languages and Literatures program at University of Winnipeg will enrich your education, and many can be used to fulfill the University’s Distribution and Humanities Requirements.

Students from any degree program may choose to study a language as a part of their university studies. The courses may be especially relevant if you have an interest in language learning for the purposes of cultural exposure, international travel and/or work, or more specialized study in a particular field such as History, Religion, or Philosophy. In all of the courses, you will gain knowledge and competence in oral and written skills while learning to appreciate the richness and diversity of culture. 

The University of Winnipeg offers: 

  • The classical languages Greek and Latin through the Classics Department; 
  • Chinese, Japanese, and Korean through the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures; 
  • Cree and Ojibwe through the Department of Indigenous Studies; 
  • French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Dutch through the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures;
  • Mennonite Low German through the Mennonite Studies Program; 
  • Arabic and Biblical Hebrew through the Department of Religion and Culture. 

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Introductory Latin
  • Introductory Greek 
  • Introduction to Japanese Language 
  • Introduction to Chinese Language
  • Introduction to Korean Language
  • Elementary French
  • Introductory German
  • Introductory Cree 
  • Introductory Ojibwe 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • American High School Curriculum -  Complete grade 12 with a minimum high school average of C+ or better on a minimum of 5 academic subjects.
  • British Patterned Education - General Certificate of Education, with two subjects at Advanced Level and three at Ordinary Level, or three subjects at Advanced Level and one at the Ordinary Level. Secondary School Grade: C (with no mark below a D)
  • International Baccalaureate – An IB diploma with 3 HL courses and 3 SL courses.  For transfer credit or advanced standing, no grade below 4 accepted.Minimum points required: 24Minimum total score of 24 points 
  • Students will still need to meet the English Language Requirements of the university. The admissions office has expanded the requirements to include the Duolingo English Test as an approved form of meeting English proficiency for September 2020 and January 2021. The required score will be a minimum of 115 on the test.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14700 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14700 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    3942 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3942 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Winnipeg

1056 - 1650 CAD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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