Royal Roads University

Justice Studies (BA)

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Program Information

School:Royal Roads University
Faculty:Humanitarian Studies
Field of Study:Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Description:Gain practical knowledge of Canadian public policy on criminal justice, Indigenous perspectives of justice and restorative justice. Examine rights, advocacy, gender and alternative dispute resolution.

In the Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies you will learn about the Canadian justice field and gain a practical understanding of contemporary justice issues. You'll also study concepts related to global justice and indigenous perspectives on justice. And you'll learn to apply integrity, initiative, perseverance and compassion to your work, with the goal of creating social change.

This program is meant for current and aspiring professionals in justice-related institutions or agencies such as law enforcement, victim services, or legal departments within government and business. Your classmates could be from government, policing, military, for-profit/non-profit and international organizations. They share your desire to transform the world by solving complex social issues.
URL:Justice Studies (BA) at Royal Roads University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $43,260

Third year entry.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*63 to 100
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics  or  Grade11 Precalculus 
  •  Grade11 Science 
  •   Social Studies 
For direct entry to third year: A relevant two-year diploma program (or 60 credits) with a minimum of 24 second-year credits, with a minimum GPA of 'B' (3.00/4.33), from a recognized post-secondary institution. Applicants may be assessed for admission on the basis of their skills, knowledge, and background developed outside traditional learning structures or through a combination of academic and non-academic experience.
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or DuoLingo [min. 115] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) [min. 80]

* 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 April 21, 2022