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Governance, Law and Management

Athabasca University

24 months
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36805 CAD/year
14265 CAD/year
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About

Organizations have shifted from "command and control" management to flexibility, innovation and lifelong learning. The Bachelor of Professional Arts in Governance, Law and Management (BPA-GLM) from Athabasca University is a degree-completion program that will prepare you for success in today’s knowledge-based economy.

Overview

Athabasca University’s Bachelor of Professional Arts in Governance, Law and Management is designed for recent diploma graduates and mid-career professionals who want to pursue careers in the public, voluntary or non-profit sectors. This interdisciplinary program will give you an understanding of:

  • the social forces and environment that shape modern governance
  • legal institutions and the differences in power among groups in society
  • the skills needed to take on leadership roles in public sector organizations

A variety of courses in each focus area means you can create a relevant degree that meets your professional needs. As Justice is an elective stream, the BPA-GLM is also a good choice if you want to apply to law school after graduation.

Career

  • Government or Not-for-Profit Manager
  • Policy Development
  • Customs Officer
  • Policy Researcher
  • Advocate
  • Lobbyist
  • Fundraiser
  • Recruitment Officer
  • Foreign Service Officer

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting for Managers and Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Introduction to management
  • The Changing Global Economy
  • Administrative Law
  • Canada and the Global Political Economy

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.

Language

English
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The BPA is designed for students who have completed an approved 2-year diploma or equivalent from an accredited college or institute of technology.
  • If you don’t have a diploma, you may want to consider our University Certificate in Public Administration. A combination of the certificate (or other post-secondary education) and related work experience may give you entrance to the BPA program (see transfer and advanced credit, below).
  • You will be considered a pre-program student until your admission requirements are confirmed. You can still take courses during this time.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36805 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 73610 CAD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    14265 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28530 CAD for the full programme during 24 months.

Funding

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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