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Humber College

Postgraduate Certificate On Campus
18 months
15568 CAD/year
2554 CAD/year
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The Paralegal certificate at Humber College prepares you for an exciting career in the legal field. You will gain skills in legal research, oral and written advocacy, critical thinking and problem solving through a case-based and problem-based learning environment. You will develop your oral advocacy skills through active learning including presentations and mock trials.

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Courses of the Paralegal certificate at Humber College include tort and contract law, residential landlord and tenant law, employment law, small claims court, provincial offences and summary convictions, and administrative tribunal law and procedures. Studies in legal accounting, business planning, ethics and entrepreneurship help prepare you to set up and manage your own paralegal professional practice.


Employment for licensed paralegals has increased due to both legislative changes and economic growth. These trends are expected to continue to provide opportunities in the legal field.

Once licensed, graduates may find employment as a self-employed private paralegal practitioner or working within legal departments of public or private organizations, paralegal or law firms, government agencies, community legal clinics, and administrative tribunals.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Administrative Law
  • Criminal/Summary Conviction
  •  Evidence
  •  Legal Accounting
  • Residential Landlord & Tenant Law
  • Provincial Offences/Motor Vehicle Offences
  • Advanced Legal Writing

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Deadline for equal consideration in the admission process: February 1. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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.
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).
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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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree, or an advanced diploma or diploma in Business, Social Sciences or a related field
  • Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15568 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7784 CAD per semester and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    2554 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1277 CAD per semester and a duration of 18 months.


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