Law, Crime and Justice Studies (Interdisciplinary)

Law, Crime and Justice Studies (Interdisciplinary)

Why study this program?

This program explores the relationship between law, politics, and society, and between people and the state. Students explore crime and criminal behaviour, how laws evolve, and the ways in which law and crime are connected to issues of social justice and inequality.

Our multidisciplinary approach provides students ways to explore different aspects of the law, crime, and justice. Central to our degree is a focus on gender, class, and ethnicity. Understanding how these factors relate to law, crime and bias is vital for addressing the major issues facing the Canadian justice system.

Why study at the University of Alberta?

Augustana is a small campus located in Camrose, Alberta, just one hour southeast of Edmonton. This liberal arts and science campus is home to just over 1,000 students from across Canada and around the world. Augustana offers degree programs in an intimate and personalized setting, with an average class size of 22 people.

Each semester is comprised of a three-week session studying a single course, followed by a more traditional 11-week session studying up to four courses. This gives you the opportunity to dive deeper into research, travel, and other experiential learning endeavors, while at the same time reducing stress and workload.

  • Corrections Officer
  • Judge
  • Lawyer
  • Parole or Probation Officer
  • Police Force or RCMP Member
  • Social Worker

Danisha, from Tanzania, is a BA Economics student and VP of the Augustana Students' Association.

Program Requirements

Admissions Requirements for 2024 - 2025

This information is for students applying directly from high school. Transfer students: see the Calendar

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Because the U of A wants you to succeed, our admissions policy ensures that all students, regardless of citizenship, have the language skills they need to understand, participate and learn in our classes. The primary language of instruction in our classes, with the exception of those at the Faculte Saint-Jean, is English. For more information on the English Language Proficiency policy refer to the U of A Calendar. Information on writing ELP examinations is also available.

At the U of A, we are committed to encouraging Indigenous Students in their work towards a degree. Indigenous students have been under-represented in higher education in Canada, thus our policy is aimed at increasing opportunity, with the goal of our Aboriginal student population being representative of the public we serve. For more information on Admission of Indigenous Students refer to the U of A Calendar.


Fall application

Domestic: June 30, 2024
International: June 30, 2024

For a complete listing of application and document deadlines refer to the University Calendar.

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