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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts - Law, Politics, and Society

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts - Law, Politics, and Society

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $18,068 CAD

  • Application fee

    $55 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    70 out of 100

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-June-2023 2023-06-01
Winter-January 01-October-2023 2023-10-01

Overview

Bachelor of Arts - Law, Politics, and Society

Law, Politics, and Society is unique in bringing the study of law and politics together into one program. 

It’s a systemic but flexible interdisciplinary field of study, drawing on the expertise of faculty from different departments and programs including Human Rights, Political Science, Criminology, and Sociology

This gives students a deep understanding of the law in Canada and introduces them to diverse perspectives and approaches to the study of law, politics, and the social forces influencing the legal process.

What sets STU’s Law, Politics, and Society Program Apart? 

  • Small, engaging classes that emphasize personal interaction, discussion, and debate.
  • Law, Politics, and Society is a unique-to-STU program that combines the study of law and politics into one program.
  • Lectures and seminars are always taught by professors—not teaching assistants—which means students learn from experts.
  • Due to its interdisciplinary nature, students can include experiential learning courses like Model United Nations and Moot Court in their Law, Politics, and Society major or minor.
  • Students benefit from faculty expertise in criminal law and legal theory, Canadian and international human rights, the Canadian Constitution, and Charter law and politics.

Students in Law, Politics, and Society develop skills in critical reading, analysis, writing, and communication

You might be interested in studying Law, Politics, and Society if…

  • You want to learn about the way law works in advanced democracies
  • You want to explore the influence of law on Canadian society
  • You want to learn more about the types of law in Canada, the judicial system, or the legal profession

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$23,056

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,848
Accommodation 1 bed room $4,988
Tuition 1 person $18,068

Hourly wage

Min wage

13.75 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency Results
  • Passport or Visa Documents
  • Official translations of documents in a language other than English

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
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writing
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speaking
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reading

TOEFL

89
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writing
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speaking
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reading

PTE

61
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writing
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speaking
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reading

Cambridge

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Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
  • Duolingo: 105

Students who meet the following minimum English Language Proficiency scores and the St. Thomas academic admission requirements are eligible for the ESL program:

  • TOEFL 61 (Internet-based)
  • TOEFL 500 (Paper-based)
  • MELAB 69
  • IELTS 5.0
  • CAEL 40, 50
  • CEQ B2 First
  • DET 85
  • PTE 50-61

Academic background and requirement

The Bachelor of Arts program is open to high school applicants, transfer applicants, returning students, and adult learners.

China (PRC)
Senior High School Graduation Examination and Chinese National University Entrance Examinations.

India
An average of "satisfactory" 70% on five academic courses on the India Senior School Certificate awarded by the Central Board of Secondary Education/Indian School Certificate (awarded by Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations - CISCE). 

Year 12 State Board Exams with excellent results will also be considered individually.

Career opportunities

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Political Affairs Officer
  • Policy Analyst
  • Judge

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