Justice Studies, M.A. | Royal Roads University | Victoria, Canada
24 months
33146 CAD/year
26301 CAD/year
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As a student in the Master of Arts in Justice Studies from Royal Roads University, you'll learn about what justice means in many contexts. You'll look at ideas of justice from interdisciplinary, transdisciplinary and multifaceted perspectives.


Justice Studies topics may include:

  • Indigenous rights
  • mental health and disability services and support
  • housing
  • poverty reduction
  • racism
  • gender inequality
  • environmental issues

You'll 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. You could have classmates from government, policing, military, for-profit/non-profit and international organizations. They share your desire to transform the world by solving complex social issues.

Program outcomes

Once you have completed this program, you'll have skills such as transdisciplinary and systemic thinking, critical analysis of justice issues, research skills, advanced advocacy and problem-solving. 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:

  • Managing Complex Projects
  • Research
  • Transdisciplinary Justice
  • Current Issues in Justice
  • Indigeneity and Justice
  • Case Studies in Transdisciplinary Justice
  • Foundations: Reframing Child Wellbeing in Complex Global Realities
  • Advanced Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

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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    33146 CAD/year
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    26301 CAD/year
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Living costs for Victoria

1490 - 2092 CAD /month
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