Justice Studies, Postgraduate Diploma | Royal Roads University | Victoria, Canada
12 months
16667 CAD/year
13244 CAD/year
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As a student in the Graduate Diploma in Justice Studies program from Royal Roads University, you will learn about what justice means in many contexts, societies and organizations. 


Understanding justice, and its many layers, is complicated. It requires thinkers who are passionate about creating a just world. Thinkers like you. 

You'll look at ideas of justice from interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary and multifaceted perspectives.

Justice Studies topics may include:
  • Indigenous rights
  • health
  • disability
  • housing
  • poverty
  • racism
  • gender inequality
  • environmental issues

You will learn concepts around fairness, identity and communication, with the goal of creating social change and a more just world.

This Justice Studies program from Royal Roads University is meant for current and aspiring professionals in justice-related institutions or agencies. Your classmates may be from government, policing, military, for-profit/non-profit and international organizations. People who share your desire to transform the world by solving complex social issues.

Program outcomes

Once you have completed this program, you'll have skills in transdisciplinary and systemic thinking, critical analysis of justice issues, research and advocacy. You'll be prepared to work in sectors such as social, community and justice services, social and health policy research, policing and corrections.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Academic Integrity
  • Research
  • Transdisciplinary Justice
  • Current Issues in Justice
  • Indigeneity and Justice
  • Case Studies in Transdisciplinary Justice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


18 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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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
  • * Relevant and related fields are defined by each program based on disciplinary and/or professional practices.  Applicants are required to address how they consider their academic education to be relevant and related to their desired program of study within the personal statement questions.

Tuition Fee

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    16667 CAD/year
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  • National

    13244 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 13244 CAD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Victoria

1490 - 2092 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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