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Criminal Justice Studies

University of New Brunswick

48 months
17023 CAD/year
7270 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Criminal Justice Studies program of University of New Brunswick is about crime, criminal behaviour, and the criminal justice system.


The Criminal Justice Studies of University of New Brunswick is about examining all of these things from multiple perspectives – psychological, sociological, historical, philosophical, and business.

Criminal Justice Studies is available as a minor and is open to students majoring in Psychology or Sociology.

Unlike many criminal justice programs, which focus on one discipline’s perspective, our program is multidisciplinary. That means you’ll learn about complex criminal justice issues from multiple fields of study and perspectives.

Hands-on learning:

  • Field placement in a provincial or federal correctional facility

Skills you will acquire:

  • Integration of knowledge from diverse sources
  • Critical thinking
  • Interpersonal and communication (written and oral)
  • Organizational
  • Research
  • Analyze the causes and consequences of criminal behaviour


  • Parole/Probation officer
  • Youth/Residential support worker
  • Correctional officer in prisons/jails
  • Police officer
  • Community service coordinator
  • Social policy developer
  • Preparation for advanced/professional careers in social work, psychology, psychiatry, counseling, nursing, and other social service and health-related disciplines in which professionals work with justice-involved individuals

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology of Criminal Behaviour
  • Language Crime, and Human Agency
  • Contemporary Moral Problems
  • Social History of Crime in Canada

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Choose your campus and program
  • Check the admission requirements
  • Complete the application
  • Pay the application fee
  • Official or notarized transcripts/grades for all secondary or high school, colleges and universities you have attended.
  • If applicable, submit the results from any academic tests you have taken, such as SAT, ACT, Cambridge ‘O’ and ‘A’ levels, CXC or others.
  • If you are applying for direct admission to an undergraduate program at UNB and are not exempt from our English language requirements, submit your English language proficiency test score.
  • Check your country specific requirements

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17023 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 17023 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7270 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7270 CAD per year during 48 months.


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