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UTP Program Details

What is TEMS UTP?

Your Pathway to Canada’s Best Schools. TEMS UTP is a two year, guaranteed pathway into top Canadian universities with selected undergraduate programs in Computing Science, Mathematics, Business, Economics, Social Sciences, and other General Sciences. TEMS UTP prepares students to attend a leading postsecondary school that will get them noticed in their future career. The program consists of three subprograms: IEB-UTP, UTP1 and UTP2.

Your Pathway to Canada’s Best School

  • UTP1
  • UTP2
  • WLU+ English
  • Transfer or
    Continue @ WLU


IEB-UTP(Intensive English Booster for UTP) at TEMS Academy is designed to prepare you for entry to UTP1. In IEB-UTP, you will be in a small class, and have an opportunity to maximize your experience in using English. After successfully completing this program you will progress to UTP 1. IEB-UTP is available for any recent High School graduate who doesn’t meet the UTP 1 requirement. (High School GPA below 70%)


Program Duration
Minimum 1 month

Course Structure

The course is designed around level-appropriate ESL skills in reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar, and presentations skills. Students will also learn the Ontario grading and feedback system and how to prepare for assignments and tests to receive the best mark possible.


UTP 1 is a non-credit academic program designed to help you to obtain successful grades in the following UTP 2 stage. It provides the foundation for Ontario grade 12 English and Mathematics classes. Since it is critical for you to obtain a minimum of 75% in UTP2 courses, your experience in UTP1 will build your knowledge of the subjects and Ontario expectations, giving you the best start to a successful program. UTP 1 is available as 4 month program (Regular schedule starting in May) or 2 month program (Intensive schedule starting in July)


Program Duration Placement Date Available
1 Term May/July 2016

UTP1 Course Structure

Critical Reading Writing (CRW) - University English

An intensive University English program consisting of academic preparation in reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar and presentation skills. Students will acquire the fundamental skills needed for successful completion of the English credit course through writing purpose and structure, reading strategy and depth,lexicon, and variety of systemic competencies(phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics). The course is designed to teach students the basis of critical thinking in all areas of learning so that they use this skill productively in the UTP 2.

Canadian Academic Skills (CAS)- Canadian Curriculum

CAS is designed into 4 units of study covering all aspects of a grade 12 English course (ENG4U). Students will use their prior knowledge from previous UTP courses to complete units of study focusing on novel studies, short stories, poetry, plays, and will be introduced to the ISU (Independent Study Unit) essential to passing the UTP 2 ENG4U Class.

Canadian Math for University (CMU)

A 4 month program designed to prepare students for success in Ontario curriculum math courses. Students will cover essential terms and concepts while previewing UTP2 as well as some university course content. This course acts as the foundation for students to achieve high grades in MCV4U and MHF4U, two required courses for acceptance to many university programs.


UTP2 is a Canadian secondary academic credit program in which students complete six Ontario curriculum credit courses that will be used in their University applications. These courses are chosen to meet University entrance requirements and give students the chance of increasing their GPA. Each course is taught at the Ontario Grade 12 University Track level.


Program Duration Placement Date Available
2 Terms Sep 2016

UTP2 Course Structure

1st Term

During the 1st term, students will be enrolled in 3 full-time Ontario secondary credit classes. This particular term is designed to prepare students to have essential math skills for Canadian Universities. There will be also 4 mandatory English tests based on UPT1 CAS materials that all UTP 2 students must take during the term. Completing these tests are absolutely necessary and it will greatly help students to do well in the ENG4U class.

Advanced Functions- MHF4U

Calculus and Vectors - MCV4U

Korean/Mandarin - LKODU/LKADU

UTP2 - Prep ENG4U Exams

2nd Term

Students will take the final 3 Grade 12 credit courses over 4 months that cover all Ontario Curriculum standards and expectations.

English University - ENG4U

Physics University - SPH4U

Mathematics of Data Management - MDM4U