Course code: #LCK
These are mandatory and all come with course.
This two-year legal paraprofessional program will equip you with the knowledge and skills required to work alongside lawyers on their cases in a corporate, government or law firm setting.
Legal professionals teach the curriculum with extensive experience and will focus your learning on real estate, corporate and commercial law, litigation, wills and estates, and family law.
Through workshops, law firm tours, court visits, career preparation events, a field placement and speaking engagements, you’ll acquire the technical skills, principles and ethics required for practice.
Your fluency in English is critical for your success, and there is a strong focus on effective verbal and written communication skills throughout the program.
This program at Seneca College is also offered in an accelerated format which allows the completion of the program in three semesters instead of four if you have:
A Part-time option is available.
Throughout this program, you will develop the following skills:
|Cost of living||1 person||$9,144|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$8,650|
Duolingo: Minimum score 105 to 110
As an international student, you have the option of learning English at Seneca's English Language Institute (ELI) before starting your professional program.
There are eight (8) levels in the ELI that are seven (7) weeks in length each. There are six (6) start dates per year: January, March, May, July, September and November.
If you apply to a professional program and you do not meet Seneca’s English requirements, you may receive an Offer of Admission to your program that is conditional upon completion of the English Language Institute.
The college will use your English test score to place you at the most appropriate ELI level. If you do not have an English score, you will take a placement test when you arrive on campus.
|ELI Level||Duolingo||TOEIC||IELTS Academic||TOEFL iBT||Cambridge||EIKEN Grade||PTE Academic|
|Level 1||10 - 25||10 - 225||2.0 (all bands 2.0)||0 - 12||<142||4 - 5 (419)||10 - 20|
|Level 2||30 - 40||230 - 295||2.5 (all bands 2.5)||13 - 19||<142||3 (1456)||21 - 25|
|Level 3||45 - 50||300 - 395||3.0 (all bands 3.0)||20 - 29 (S/W 8)||<142||Pre-2 (1728)||26 - 30|
|Level 4||55 - 60||400 - 495||3.5 (all bands 3.5)||30 - 39 (S/W 10)||<142||Pre-2 (1854)||31 - 35|
|Level 5||65 - 70||500 - 570||4.0 (all bands 4.0)||40 - 49 (S/W 12)||142 - 146||2 (1980)||36 - 40|
|Level 6||75 - 80||575 - 645||4.5 (all bands 4.5)||50 - 59 (S/W 14)||147 - 153||2 (2141)||41 - 45|
|Level 7||85 - 90||650 - 720||5.0 (all bands 5.0)||60 - 69 (S/W 16)||154 - 161||Pre-1 (2304)||46 - 50|
|Level 8||95 - 100||725 and above||5.5 (all bands 5.5)||70 - 79 (S/W 18)||162 - 168||Pre-1 (2467)||51 - 57|
|Levels 6, 7 and 8: ELI plus Seneca subjects. Earn up to four Seneca credits while in the ELI.|
|Fee items||Fees per Session (7 weeks / 1 level)||Fees per Semester (14 weeks / 2 levels)|
After finishing Level 8, You will receive a Certificate of Standing from the ELI, and you will be automatically registered in your program at Seneca. You will not have to take another English test.
Mature applicants applying to degree programs must be 19 years old by the first day of scheduled classes and have been away from high school for at least two years.
Mature applicants must meet all program-specific prerequisite courses. Pre-admission testing is not permitted to meet degree program prerequisites.
Minimum grades of 40% in all Grade 12 subjects. Must have program-required subjects in the final year of high school
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