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Legal Studies – Advanced Entry


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General information


Our university’s Legal Studies Advanced Entry program provides college graduates with the opportunity to apply their Court and Tribunal Agent/Paralegal or Legal Administration diploma toward a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Legal Studies.

Students enrolled in the Legal Studies Advanced Entry program will enter directly into third year of the Legal Studies degree program at the university and will follow a modified program map that will allow students to complete the program in two years of full-time study.

Admission requirements


Admission is competitive. The specific average or standing required for admission varies from year to year. Students are selected by taking into consideration a wide range of criteria including school marks, distribution of subjects taken, and performance in subjects relevant to the academic program. Possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance. Preference will be given to applicants with the best qualifications.
 

To qualify for the Legal Studies Advanced Entry program, the minimum entrance requirement is a two-year Ontario college diploma (or equivalent) in Court and Tribunal Agent/Paralegal or Legal Administration.
 

Students with a two-year Ontario college diploma (or equivalent) in Police Foundations, Child and Youth Worker, Law and Security Administration, Developmental Services Worker, or Social Services Worker are also eligible to apply for the Legal Studies Advanced Entry program, provided that they have also completed a one-year graduate certificate in one of the following: Paralegal; Legal Research and Information Management; Mediation - Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Advanced Entry completion requirements


Students accepted into the Advanced Entry program will complete the following courses.

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