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
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Criminal Justice/Police Science
Description:Police studies is the academic study of the different facets of police institutions and practices through which students understand the legal, political, and social influences shaping policing and its impacts on crime and society.

The major in police studies is intended to promote critical thinking about social issues in a policing environment. This program would be beneficial for students with a scholarly interest in policing, corrections or law enforcement. It has been specifically designed to address the demands of police work, with many courses available through distance learning.

URL:Police Studies at Memorial University – St. John’s Campus
Length:4 Year(s)
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.

  •   English 
  •   Data Management  or   Calculus and Vectors  or   Advanced Functions 
  •   Biology  or   Chemistry  or   Physics  or   Earth and Space Science 
  •   International Languages  or   Social Science 

Students must also have an elective course.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 50-60] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

* 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 July 12, 2018