48 months
27295 CAD/year
5984 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Criminology (Hons) from Lakehead University involves the study of crime, including victimization, criminality, and criminal justice agents and institutions among other areas.  

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At Criminology (Hons)  from Lakehead University  you will have the option to major, specialize, or minor in Criminology. The Criminology Program emphasizes a practitioner orientation, with a variety of courses that introduce and familiarize students with the Canadian criminal justice system. Three thematic areas of focus run throughout the Program’s course offerings: (1) social justice and human rights, (2) law and legal institutions, and (3) forensic science and criminalistics.


  • Probation/Parole Officer
  • Police Office
  • Victim Services Coordinator
  • Cybercrime Analyst
  • Youth Crime & Justice
  • Forensic Psychologist
  • Criminal Profiler
  • Death Investigator
  • Violence & Crime Officer
  • Social Worker
  • Rehabilitation Counsellor
  • Border Services Superintendent
  • Justice Administrator
  • Social Policy Analyst
  • Offender Rehabilitation Specialist

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Criminalistics
  • Criminology
  • Psychology 
  • Sociology 
  • Political Science 
  • Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Fall admission:

  • January 13 (for Ontario High School Applicants) 
  • March 1 (for College Transfer Applicants) 


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful graduation from an academic secondary school program or equivalent 
  • Program specific prerequisite courses;
  • Equivalent of a minimum 70% overall final average (Canadian)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27295 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27295 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    5984 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5984 CAD per year during 48 months.

International Tuition

  • Year 1&2: $27,295.00
  • Year 2&3:$26,522.50

National tuition:

  • 2nd year - $5,955.86
  • 3rd year - $5,915.30
  • 4th year - $5,398.29


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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