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Law Enforcement Studies: Post-Baccalaureate Diploma


Intake
  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Spring

  • Program Start Date
    September, January, May
  • Campuses
    New Westminster

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    City of New Westminster
  • Length
    2 years
  • Tuition Estimate
    (domestic students)
    $5,500 (Year One)
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $800 Total
  • Credential Granted
    Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Learning Method Options
    Face-to-Face

Learning Method Option:

  • Face-to-Face: Program is fully delivered in class with face-to-face interaction
  • Online: Program is fully delivered online
  • Blended (Face-to-Face + Online): Program is delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online learning
  • Off-site: All or part of program is delivered in a physical location away from regular classroom/campus

Looking for ways to fund your education? Check out JIBC's financial aid and awards page.

Application Deadline Advice

Applications must be received by the following dates:
  • For the September program start/entry: June 30
  • For the January program start/entry: September 30
  • For the May program start/entry: January 31
Verify directly with JIBC on application dates and deadlines of future program intakes (click on the tab of Application & Deposit Due Dates').

Application Fee: $75 (domestic students); $150 (international students)

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic 

1. Completion of an undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution*

2. Meet the JIBC’s English Language Proficiency requirements (that is English 12 (C) or English First Peoples 12 (C) or equivalent)

Non-Academic

1. Coloured copy of the applicant's passport identification page

Note(*): Credentials from non-Canadian institutions may be required to be evaluated by an external organization and any related costs for this assessment will be the responsibility of the applicant.

Admission Advice

1. This program is ideal for students with an undergraduate degree interested in contributing to society and advancing their career prospects in the fields of justice, law enforcement and security.

2. Applicants with transcripts from foreign countries can contact the International Credential Evaluation Services (ICES) or World Education Services (WES) which will evaluate the credentials and determine comparable levels in BC or Canadian terms.

3. If your undergraduate studies were completed in a language other than English, you are required to take one of the English Language Proficiency Tests:

  • TOEFL iBT = at least 80 overall, with at least 20 in each band; or
  • IELTS Academic = at least 6.5 overall with no band less than 6.0; or
  • equivalent

 

2) Institution Admission Requirements

Applicants also have to satisfy JIBC's institution admission requirements as listed below.

English Language Requirements

If English is not your first language, you are required to take English Language Proficiency Requirement through one of the following ways:

  • English 12 (C) or English Studies 12 (C) or English First Peoples 12 (C) or equivalent 
  • One of the testing options (must be written within 24 months of the program start date):
    • IELTS Academic = at least 6.5 overall with no band less than 6.0
    • TOEFL iBT = at least 80 overall, with at least 20 in each band
    • CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Test) = at least 60 overall, with 50 in each skill band
    • Cambridge English Exams = score of C in C1 Advanced
    • CLB (Canadian Language Benchmark Placement Test) = at least 7 in each skill band
    • PTE (Pearson Test of English) = at least 58 overall
    • Duolingo English Test = at least score of 110 (taken after February 1, 2020 and will be accepted for the Winter 2022 intake)
  • Vancouver Community College's ELSK 0815 (S) and ELSK 0820 (S)

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

Institutional Admission Requirements for all JIBC programs of 30 credits or more are listed as below:

1. High school graduation or mature student status (21 years or older)

2. English 12 (C) or English First Peoples 12 (C) or equivalent

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

In addition to satisfying JIBC's Institutional Admission Requirements, you must meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. The program-specific admission requirements are detailed within each program profile for JIBC in EducationPlannerBC's Program Search Database.

Out-of-Province

In addition to satisfying JIBC's Institutional Admission Requirements, you must meet the specific admission requirements of your intended program. The program-specific admission requirements are detailed within each program profile for JIBC in EducationPlannerBC's Program Search Database.

BC Transfer Student

If you have completed some post-secondary studies at another institution, you can possibly earn transfer credits toward a program at JIBC. Please refer to JIBC's Transfer Credit web page. Use BC Transfer Guide to check course transferability/equivalency of courses completed in BC. 

Transfer credit is not done automatically. Students are responsible for initiating the transfer credit process. To receive transfer credit, you must submit an official transcript with your Application for Admission or Readmission, along with a Transfer Credit Request form. A detailed course description may also be required before credit can be evaluated.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

If you have completed some post-secondary studies at another institution, you can possibly earn transfer credits toward a program at JIBC. Please refer to JIBC's Transfer Credit web page

Transfer credit is not done automatically. Students are responsible for initiating the transfer credit process. To receive transfer credit, you must submit an official transcript with your Application for Admission or Readmission, along with a Transfer Credit Request form. A detailed course description may also be required before credit can be evaluated (if your education was obtained outside of BC and/or was completed some years ago).

Mature Student

Mature Student = an applicant who does not have high school graduation or equivalent, and is at least 21 years of age. Applicants in the mature student admission category must meet all other admission requirements of their intended program of study. 

 

International Student

Details for international applicants on how to apply is available here. 

Click here for details on JIBC's programs and resources for international students

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Not Applicable

How to Apply

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