This is an interdisciplinary degree that draws on a range of university resources to individualize students' programs and to explore justice from a range of perspectives.
The MA in Police Studies at the University of Regina is offered by the Department of Justice Studies. It is directed to police officers and other professionals associated with Canadian police forces, whether federal or municipal, who wish to research topics relevant to policing and police services.
Research opportunities are available in the following areas:
- Social contexts of crime;
- Critical analysis of judicial processes, correctional and restorative justice programs, and victims' services;
- Social justice issues related to economic equality, gender equality, ethno-cultural identity, and various aspects of inequality and injustice;
- Global justice, human rights, social development, international development, alternative models of globalization, and the role of local, national and global social movements.
- Policing in a Liberal Democracy
- Policing and Rights
- Policing and Aboriginal People
- Crime and Society
- Equity and Race Issues in Policing
- Policing and Forensic Psychology
- Policing and Alternative Approaches to Justice
- 12 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A four-year bachelor’s degree for entrance to a master’s program
- International applicants should consult the website regarding acceptable standards for admission, and are encouraged to submit the results of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), especially the score for the subject test in the discipline being sought. English Proficiency Tests
- A completed on-line Application Form
- Reference Forms
- A Resume and Personal Statement of Interest outlining one’s purpose in applying to graduate studies.
- Fee: A non-refundable fee of $100 (Cdn funds) for ALL domestic and international applicants (subject to change) is to be paid on-line with the on-line application.
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International6916 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3458 CAD per semester during 12 months.
National4350 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2175 CAD per semester during 12 months.
Living costs for Regina
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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