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University of Alberta

48 months
29500 CAD/year
5692 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Bachelor of Arts Criminology program at the University of Alberta is well suited for students interested in a career in any aspect of the criminal justice system including law, policing, corrections and human services.


Learning outcomes

The Bachelor of Arts Criminology program at the University of Alberta offers students a specialized degree in criminology along with a well-rounded liberal arts education that includes Sociology as the subject of concentration, complimented by a set of interdisciplinary courses in Anthropology, Business, Economics, Educational Psychology, History, Human Ecology, Native Studies, Political Science, Philosophy, and Psychology.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introductory Sociology 
  • Introduction to Social Statistics 
  • Criminology 
  • Introduction to Social Methodology 
  • Criminal Justice Administration In Canada 
  • Field Placement in Criminology 
  • Advanced Field Placement in Criminology 

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

  • English Language Arts 30-1
  • Four subjects from Group A, B and/or C. A maximum of one Group B may be presented for admission. In order to maximize their future program and course choices, all students are encouraged to present a broad range of subjects across Group A and C.
  • Mathematics 30-2 may be used for admission to the BFA or BDes programs, though some routes require or Mathematics 30-1 as a prerequisite for required courses (see below). Only one of Mathematics 30-1 or 30-2 will be used for admission purposes.
  • See additional requirements below for specific routes.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29500 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5692 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5692 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Edmonton

1201 - 1992 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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