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15929 CAD/year
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The Justice Studies program at the Royal Roads University stresses the importance of a collaborative and problem focused approach to justice. 

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Overview

Recognizing the multi-problematic aspects of complex social issues, this transdisciplinary approach is essential in understanding the complexity of a problem and in developing effective solutions often missed under more traditional approaches to justice.

The Justice Studies program at the Royal Roads University is ideal for those seeking career advancement in a justice-related institution or agency, including government, policing, corrections, customs and immigration, DND and Coast Guard, for-profit/non-profit, and international organizations, and for students seeking to continue their post-secondary education in justice studies.

Learning Outcomes

Royal Roads University works with an outcomes-based learning model. Learning outcomes are clear, plain language descriptors of knowledge and performance tasks that students demonstrate in order to successfully complete a program.

Within the MA in Justice Studies, there are five key learning outcome domains:

  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication
  • Research
  • Knowledge
  • Professional Skills & Practice

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Research
  • Intercultural Competence
  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Foundations of Policy and Practice in Humanitarian Action
  • Psychosocial Interventions: Managing Stress, Trauma, and Loss
  • Ethno-political Conflicts in the Canadian Context
  • Internship
  • Case Studies in Humanitarian Action: Advanced Policy and Practice

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Delivered

Blended

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.
3.33 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
88 (required)
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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four year (or comparable) undergraduate degree in a relevant and related field, with a minimum GPA of 'B+' (3.33/4.33), from a recognized post-secondary institution

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15929 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31859 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    12640 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25280 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 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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