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FANSHAWE COLLEGE, LONDON, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

London, OntarioLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1967Established Year
  43000Enrollment

Graduate Certificate (Paralegal)

 1 year
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 9,271 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Fanshawe College offers a Graduate Certificate in Paralegal program with a duration of 1 year.
  • This course is offered on a full-time and day-time basis studies are available for this program.
  • Fanshawe College is regionally ranked 103rd in Canadian universities and 6256 among the top global universities.
  • Fanshawe College has a higher acceptance rate compared to other Canadian colleges.
  • Through this program, students will start by learning how to communicate effectively and will work their way through different areas of the law, with courses on legal research and writing, torts and contracts, criminal matters, and motor vehicle offenses.
  • In this course, students will also learn about tenant and landlord law, tribunal practices, and employment law. 
  • Students' will spend 120 hours of extensive field training to give their practical, hands-on experience in a legal environment.
  • Also, apply for a provincial licensing exam and be able to practice as a paralegal in Ontario.
  • Fanshawe's Paralegal program has been accredited by the Law Society of Upper Canada and provides training in those areas in which a licensed paralegal may legally practice.
  • The Employment rate of  Fanshawe College is 90.3%.
  • The average salary after completing this course is 27,453 USD.
  • The total student population at Fanshawe is more than 21,000 students (full-time) of which over 2,400 are international students.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Certificate
Duration1 year
Fees$ 9,951 for 1 year
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Apr 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL,PTE
Program Urlhttps://www.fanshawec.ca/programs/plg1-paralegal/next

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • A College Diploma in a Law-related area (minimum 'B' average or cumulative 3.0 GPA).
  • An equivalent qualification from another institution as judged by the College.
  • Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants, whose first language is not English.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility: 

  • Students have a diploma degree from an accredited program or equivalent degree in the field of law.
  • Students have a minimum of 4 major subjects in 12th Grade, including English, with an average of 70% and no course less than 65%.

Work Experience:

  • A combination of relevant education and work experience in a related field as judged by the College.
  • Applicants may be required to submit a resume and cover letter that includes details of work experience.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • Transcripts - Student required post-secondary transcripts from all previous educational institutions,
  • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree and they required three letters of reference.
  • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • ELP Scores - Students need to submit proof of English language proficiency (official test scores or transcripts) from the testing authority or school.


Application Deadline

Fall
Apr 01


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

88 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

59 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

Year/headYear 1
Tuition fees$9271
Health and dental plans$314
Others$366
Total fees$9951

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 10,000
Food$ 8,000

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Students will need to apply for a valid Student Visa before entering Canada.
  • A student visa is needed only if the program is of more than 6 months for international students.
  • The visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days.
  • Before applying for the student visa, one must have a letter of acceptance from a Designated Learning Institution (DLI).
  • The cost of the Student Visa is 112 USD.
  • Student Visas are issued by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and application forms are available online or by paper.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity.
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

  • Students can work a maximum of 20 hours per week during the regular academic year and full-time during scheduled breaks.
  • If their program does not have scheduled breaks, they will be limited to working 20 hours per week. 
  • An immigration officer may apply conditions on the type of work students may perform.
  • For example, they must pass an immigration medical examination before they begin work in health care, child care, or primary or secondary education.

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