Standardized English Tests
Canadians and Permanent Residents

 

The following programs have admission requirements related to English proficiency. In these cases, if you have not completed the equivalent of English 40S or 42U in a Manitoban secondary school, USB will require standardized English test results to determine whether you are eligible for your chosen program.

Please note that we only accept the original document (less than 2 years old) indicating the standardized English test results. Photocopied or scanned documents will not be accepted.  

Health Care Aide Certificate

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) B2  
Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 7 http://www.language.ca/
Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees (CanTest) 4 http://cantest.uottawa.ca/fr
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - academic 6 https://www.ielts.org/
Test of English as a Foreign Language : Internet-Based Test (TEOFL iBT) 60 à 78 http://www.ets.org/
Please note that students currently studying at USB who have successfully completed the course AN107 or ENGL1071 with a grade of B or higher are not required to take a standardized English test.    

Early Childhood Education Diploma

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) B2  
Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 6 http://www.language.ca/
Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees (CanTest) 4 http://cantest.uottawa.ca/fr 
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - academic 5,5 https://www.ielts.org/ 
Test of English as a Foreign Language : Internet-Based Test (TEOFL iBT) 46 à 59 http://www.ets.org/ 
Please note:
  1. Students currently studying at USB who have successfully completed the course AN002 or ENGL0021 with a grade of B or higher are not required to take a standardized English test.
  2. Even if an applicant has met the minimum levels required described above, he or she must take the courses AN 106 Anglais langue seconde I and AN107 Anglais langue seconde II during the first year of the program.

Practical Nursing Diploma

Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) Listening: 10
Speaking: 8
Reading: 8
Writing: 7
http://www.language.ca/
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - academic Listening: 7.5
Speaking: 7.0
Reading: 6.5
Writing: 7.0
https://www.ielts.org/ 
Please note that the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba only accepts the tests above. 

Bachelor of Nursing

Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) Listening: 10
Speaking: 8
Reading: 8
Writing: 7
http://www.language.ca/
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - academic Listening: 7.5
Speaking: 7.0
Reading: 6.5
Writing: 7.0
https://www.ielts.org/ 
Please note that the College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba only accepts the tests above.

Bachelor of Social Work  

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) C1  
Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) 9 http://www.language.ca/
Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees (CanTest) 5 http://cantest.uottawa.ca/fr 
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - academic 7 https://www.ielts.org/ 
Test of English as a Foreign Language : Internet-Based Test (TEOFL iBT) 94 to 110 http://www.ets.org/ 
Please note that students currently studying at USB who have successfully completed the course AN107 or ENGL1071 with a grade of B or higher are not required to take a standardized English test.

 


For more information on admission, consult the links below:


 

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