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Justice Studies

Royal Roads University

48 months
10815 CAD/year
4224 CAD/year
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In the Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies from Royal Roads University, you will learn about the Canadian justice field and gain a practical understanding of contemporary justice issues. 

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You'll also study concepts related to global justice and indigenous perspectives on justice. And you'll learn to apply integrity, initiative, perseverance and compassion to your work, with the goal of creating social change.

This Justice Studies program from Royal Roads University is meant for current and aspiring professionals in justice-related institutions or agencies such as law enforcement, victim services, or legal departments within government and business. Your classmates could be from government, policing, military, for-profit/non-profit and international organizations. They share your desire to transform the world by solving complex social issues.

You can expect to gain:

  • a solid understanding of the Canadian legal system
  • in-depth knowledge of the justice system including criminal justice, human rights, advocacy, gender and identity, and alternative dispute resolution
  • hands-on training in alternative dispute resolution practices
  • a network of colleagues and support you can turn to for the rest of your career

Program outcomes

Once you have completed this program, you'll have skills like critical thinking, communication and professional practices that will enable you to work in sectors like criminal justice, social justice, advocacy and human rights, conflict management, alternative dispute resolution and community development.

Some graduates continue their education at law school, while others pursue graduate degrees.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Career Management for Justice Studies
  • Challenge-based Learning
  • Theories of Interdisciplinarity 
  • Leading Self and Others
  • Statistics for Social Science
  • Human Geography
  • History of Human Rights
  • Theories of Interdisciplinarity
  • Ecological Economics
  • Welfare Economics and Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

A relevant two-year diploma program (or 60 credits) with a minimum of 24 second-year credits, with a minimum GPA of 'B' (3.00/4.33), from a recognized post-secondary institution.

Applicants may be assessed for admission on the basis of their skills, knowledge, and background developed outside traditional learning structures or through a combination of academic and non-academic experience.

This would normally include evidence of:

  • at least five years of relevant work experience in an area related to justice,
  • a combination of academic achievement and relevant work experience, 
  • an ability to demonstrate the competencies expected of a graduate with a relevant two-year diploma.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10815 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 43260 CAD for the full programme during 48 months.
  • National

    4224 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16896 CAD for the full programme during 48 months.

Living costs for Victoria

1490 - 2092 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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