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UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA - [UOFA], EDMONTON, ALBERTA - PROGRAMS

Edmonton, AlbertaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1908Established Year
  39094Enrollment

Bachelor of Arts [B.A] (Criminology)

 4 years
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 22,125 

1st Year
Fees

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Program Description

  • The University of Alberta offers a Bachelor of Arts degree with specializations in Criminology.
  • It is an on-campus, full-time degree that can be completed in 4 years.
  • The University of Alberta offers a BA in Criminology, which is the study of crime and social responses to crime.
  • It focuses on causes of criminal behavior, labeling of behaviors as criminal, changing definitions of deviance and crime, and social responses to it including the operation of the institutions that make up the criminal justice system.
  • In this degree program, students will engage with excellent instructors and leading scholars in their fields through lectures, seminars, and one-on-one mentorship.
  • Students will develop a body of knowledge about behaviors, processes, and institutions related to crime, as well as skills in research methods and social theory.
  • The program provides the opportunity to apply and extend student's knowledge through field placements, faculty research mentorships, and further experiential learning.
  • Students get the opportunity to do a specialized degree in criminology along with a well-rounded liberal arts education that includes Business, Economics, Educational Psychology, History, Political Science, Philosophy, and Psychology.
  • The university provides Field placements, faculty research mentorships, and opportunities such as Community Service-Learning (CSL) and the Arts Work Experience (AWE) complement in-class instruction, offering the benefit of experiential learning.
  • The University of Alberta is one of the top 5 universities in Canada and the top 100 in the world, with state-of-the-art teaching and research facilities, award-winning professors, a diverse and welcoming community.
  • The Faculty of Arts boasts one of the most diverse Arts programs in Canada, offering top-quality educational opportunities that prepare students for successful careers in every sector of society. 
  • Job opportunities after Bachelor of Arts in Criminology are Correctional Services Worker, Government Official, etc and the average salary goes up to 47,000 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration4 years
Fees$ 94,112 for 4 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Program Urlhttps://apps.admissions.ualberta.ca/programs/ar/ar520/crim1

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students should complete the English (Literature and Composition) course with a minimum of 70% score to apply for the program.
  • Students have to choose any 3 of the following subjects: Humanities, Languages other than English or Math/Sciences.
  • Students have to choose any 1 of the following subjects: 
    • Fine Arts
    • Humanities
    • Math/Sciences
    • Languages other than English
  • Students have to submit a maximum of 2 Languages other than English for admission.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Complete International Baccalaureate (IB) or Advanced Placement (AP) courses.
  • Secured a minimum of 70% marks in one of these certificates: All India Senior School Certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate, Intermediate Certificate, Indian School Certificate.
  • Completed grade 11 and grade 12 with 70% marks.
  • Students have to submit the Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) score to take admission.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.


Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

  • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
  • Transcripts: Submit a school transcript that shows all of the high school courses students have already taken and grades they have already received, as well as courses still in progress. 
  • Reference Form/Letter: Three reference forms and letters of recommendation completed and uploaded by referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) directly to the online portal.
  • Research Proposal: 2-5 page description of the proposed research project, outlining the relevant legal issues, preliminary arguments, and the proposed research methodology.
  • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
  • Statement of Motivation: It is one that connects areas of interest and career goals, as well as past education and work experience, with the programs offered and the work being done at the University of Alberta.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Mar 01


Scores Required

90 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

61 / 75

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
Tuition fees$22125$22125$22125$22125
Books and supplies$1312$1312$1312$1312
Health and wellness$91$91$91$91
Total fees$23528$23528$23528$23528

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 10,800
Food$ 2,700

Ranking

QS World University 2020

Ranked #151/ 300

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship Variable Yes 14 Feb, 2021
University of Alberta- India Centenary Scholarship $14,165 Yes 12 Dec, 2020
India First Year Excellence Scholarship $3,795 Yes N/A
Alberta Geomatics Group Scholarship $378 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
University of Alberta Graduate Fellowship $5,544 Yes 04 Oct, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • There is no particular visa type to study in Canada but require a Student Visa.
  • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
    • Application for Study Permit
    • Letter of acceptance.
    • Proof of financial support.
    • Passport photos.
    • an Entry Visa to enter the country.
    • Visa to study or work in the country.
    • Resident Permit or registration after arrival in the host country.

Work Study

Students from the University of Alberta can work both on-campus and off-campus.

On-Campus: Students can work on-campus. The jobs available for students are UAlberta offices like interns, assistants, receptionists, and Stores and restaurants, UAlberta bookstores, UAlberta libraries, Coffeeshops.  Students can work a number of hours per week on-campus and up to 20 hours a week.

Off-Campus: Students can also work off-campus. The jobs available for students are companies in their field of studies, Banks, Restaurants, and Stores. Students can work a number of hours per week off-campus and up to 20 hours a week.


Career and Placement after Course

Possible Careers after this course are:

  • Correctional Services Worker
  • Government Official
  • Parole or Probation Officer
  • Sociologist
  • Law (Lawyers, Paralegal)
  • Policing (Police Officer, Crime Analyst)
  • Policy development and analysis
  • Program evaluation


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