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Public Administration and Juris Doctor

Queen's University

Master
42 months
Duration
12927 CAD/year
5773 CAD/year
Unknown
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About

The Master of Public Administration and Juris Doctor (MPA/JD) from Queen's University is a three-and-a-half-year combined degree program. The MPA/JD is an excellent choice if you seek to combine advanced skills in policy analysis and management with training in law for successful policy development and implementation.

Overview

The School of Policy Studies has a strong reputation for advanced education in policy studies in the areas of health policy, global governance, social policy and public policy in the voluntary sector of not-for-profit, community-based, non-governmental organizations.

A maximum of five students may be admitted to the Public Administration and Juris Doctor program from Queen's University. Applications must be made for JD admission through OLSAS and concurrently for admission to the graduate degree through the School of Graduate Studies. 

An option to complete the combined degree programs in three years is available to students who are selected for and complete successfully an International Law Program at the Bader International Study Centre in the spring term of the first year of the combined program. Students will be assisted by the Career Development Office to seek summering positions and students will pursue the licensing process and articling after graduation.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Public Law 
  • Contracts
  • Introduction to Legal Skills
  • Policy Challenges
  • Governing Institutions
  • Principles of Economics
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Criminal Law
  • Constitutional Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 42 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
B+

English requirements

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.
100
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).
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
65

Other requirements

General requirements

Concurrent applications for admission must be made to the Faculty of Law through OLSAS and to Queen's School of Graduate Studies for admission as a graduate student in the first year of the combined program.

  • Competitive MPA/JD applicants must have completed a four-year honours undergraduate degree and achieved an A- average or 3.7 GPA in the last two years.
  • LSAT score >= 160 (80th percentile).
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      12927 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 12927 CAD per year and a duration of 42 months.
    • National

      5773 CAD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5773 CAD per year and a duration of 42 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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