B.A. On Campus


Laurentian University

48 months
25960 CAD/year
6180 CAD/year
6000 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Join an ever-evolving field of study filled with the knowledge to think critically about crime and the criminal justice system with this Criminology program at Laurentian University.


Criminology focuses on the relationships between social inequalities, crime, and violence in contemporary society as well as on particular social groups in conflict with the law.

This insightful program at Laurentian University includes courses on the theories of criminology, the institutions of the criminal justice system, explanations of crime, crime and culture, racial profiling and policing in Canada, Indigenous people and the criminal justice system, youth and society, cults and new religious movements, state-corporate crime, crime and the media.

Students are trained in social research methods, analysis, and have the opportunity to participate in research projects.


Pursue a career in policing, law, youth & juvenile justice correctional institutions, and/or indigenous affairs. Private security establishments, border, customs and immigration and security, community and safety organizations, social justice & human rights organizations, parole officer.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Society
  • Explanations of Crime
  • Institutions of the Criminal Justice System
  • Research Methods and Data Analysis
  • Crime and Culture
  • Theories in Criminology
  • Crime and Media
  • Sociology of Law
  • Crime, Illness and Disability
  • State-Corporate Crime

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

  • Official high school transcripts. If documents are in your native language, please provide a notarized and officially translated copy in either English or French
  • Official high school diploma. If documents are in your native language, please provide a notarized and officially translated copy in either English or French
  • Proof of language skill: English for English language programs or
  • French for French language programs
  • Applicants must meet both language requirements for bilingual programs
  • A resume or CV specifying current education and work experience 
  • A copy of a valid passport (both sides)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    25960 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 25960 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    6180 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6180 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6000 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6000 CAD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Greater Sudbury

1015 - 1615 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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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