Memorial University – St. John’s Campus

Police Studies

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Program Information

School:Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
Faculty:Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Field of Study:Criminal Justice/Police Science
Description:The police studies diploma is a ten-course program intended for students with an interest in policing or criminal justice. Students who have undergraduate degrees may be interested in the diploma as a means of specializing or expanding your knowledge in the policing area.

If you're interested in a career with the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary in Newfoundland and Labrador, you may complete the police studies diploma to fulfill the post-secondary educational qualification for admission to their police cadet program. The diploma program is also aimed at addressing the educational needs of existing police officers and others working in the justice field.
URL:Police Studies at Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $20,790

The cost is a sample for two semesters of a bachelor's degree program.
Careers:Commissioned Police OfficersPolice Officers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Data Management  or  Grade12 Advanced Functions  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Earth and Space Science 
  •  Grade12 Social Science  or  Grade12 International Languages  or  Grade12 First Nations Studies  or  Grade12 Canadian and World Studies 
Admission to the diploma program is limited and competitive. At the time of admission, you must have completed either a university degree in any discipline from a recognized university, or have completed the equivalent of 15 credit hours from a post-secondary institution.
Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 50-60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or DuoLingo [min. 115] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 58]

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on November 23, 2023