Program Information

School: Renison University College
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Legal Studies, General
Description: Do you play the part of judge in family arguments? Why does case law matter? How does the Charter of Rights and Freedoms create change?
Understand the origins and impact of legal systems from the viewpoint of political science, history, sociology, philosophy, and peace and conflict studies. You’ll develop an appreciation of the role of law in society and can explore it as a career option.

This interdisciplinary major is designed for students who wish to develop a broad understanding of the origins and impact of law and the legal system upon society.

URL: Legal Studies at Renison University College
Length: 5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

books & supplies: approx. $2,000

For co-op programs, there is an added fee of $620 for each school term preceding a work term. This covers some of the cost of running co-op programs.

Careers: Court Officers and Justices of the Peace

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 80 to 100

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Ontario students: 6 Grade 12 U and/or M courses including: Any Grade 12 U English – (minimum final grade of 70% is required) Recommended course for Economics: Calculus and Vectors Recommended course for Political Science; Psychology; Sexuality, Marriage, and Family Studies; Sociology: Mathematics of Data Management Not studying in Ontario? Search our admission requirements database After applying you may choose to register through Renison or St. Jerome’s. Admission average: Low 80s An Admission Information Form is necessary.