Program Information

School: Royal Roads University
Faculty: Humanitarian Studies
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Description: Our BA in Justice Studies is a degree completion program that allows you to complete years three and four of your BA degree. We offer this as a one-year, on-campus option, or as a two-year, blended program combining online coursework with short on-campus residencies. Our students have typically completed the first two years of an undergraduate degree, but our flexible admissions process lets us consider your life experience in conjunction with your academic history to determine your eligibility to this program.

Positive social change requires practical justice service capabilities, and your ability to use alternative dispute resolution techniques. The BA in Justice Studies program at Royal Roads University provides you with the theoretical and real-world foundations necessary to use effective critical thinking skills to assess issues related to justice. Upon graduation from your program, you will have a comprehensive understanding of the justice system, including criminal justice, social justice, human rights, advocacy, conflict resolution, and mediation. This program is designed to prepare you for a career in a justice-related institution or agency, including government, for-profit/non-profit, and international organizations.

URL: Justice Studies at Royal Roads University
Length: 1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This cost estimate is for the entire program.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:

  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. 176] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 81] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

English is the primary language of instruction and communication in all domestic programs at Royal Roads University. As part of the application process, all applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate proficiency in English speaking, listening, reading and writing by one of the following means: 1. Submission of an official English language proficiency score report which meets one of the following minimum standards: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) – 6.5 overall (minimum 6.5 in writing and speaking, minimum 6.0 in listening and reading), Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-based Test (IBT) – 88 overall (minimum 24 in writing, minimum 20 in listening, reading and speaking), University of Cambridge English Examinations, Advanced (CAE) – 176 Overall (169 in each language skill), Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL) – 70 overall (70 in Writing, 60 in other skills), Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) – 9+, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) – 81 overall; OR 2. Graduation from a recognized diploma or degree program from a college or university at which English was the primary language of instruction in an English speaking country; OR 3. Completion of the International Study Centre’s undergraduate or pre-master’s pathway program(s).