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In addition to their current services for students, institutions are also developing supports to ensure a smooth and successful transition into the new learning methods for their programs.

Our Helpdesk will remain available to answer any questions or concerns regarding applications.

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Law Enforcement Studies Diploma

  • Fall
  • Winter
  • Summer

Courses in this program may be offered using online and/or hybrid delivery method in Summer 2020 due to COVID-19. Confirm directly with JIBC about the learning method.

  • Campuses
    New Westminster


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    City of New Westminster
  • Length
    2 years Full Time (60 credits/20 courses)
  • Tuition Estimate
    $510 per course
  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
    $1500 Total
  • Credential Granted
  • Learning Method Options
    • Face-to-Face
    • Temporarily online/hybrid Summer 2020

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 submitted by March 13th, 2020 for September 2020 admission. 

Application Fee: $75

1) Program Admission Requirements

Academic (minimum grade needed in bracket)

1. High school completion 

2. English

One of:


  • completion of a Criminal Record Check
  • submit a 250 word essay outlining reasons why you would like to enter this program
  • two letters of reference from non-family members

Admission Advice

1. An in-person interview and assessment may also be required. 

2. Related work experience and/or study will enhance your application.

3. If English is not your first language, an appropriate Test of English will be needed:

  • TOEFL (220 computer, or 560 paper or 83 internet); or
  • IELTS Academic overall 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 will be needed.

4. A driver’s license is not a requirement for admission, but a minimum of a BC Learners Licence (“L”) is required to participate in the Emergency Vehicle Driving experience in Semester II of the program.

5. It is a competitive entry program. Admissions decisions are made based on the merit of the application. This includes a competitive GPA combined with an assessment of the required courses and supplemental documents.


2) Institution Admission Requirements

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

English Language Requirements


One of the following (minimum score):

  • A "C" grade in English 12 or English Literature 12 or equivalent 
  • A TOEFL iBT = 80 overall, with at least a score of 20 in each of the Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing sections
  • An IELTS = 6.5 overall, with no band less than 6.0
  • Canadian Language Benchmark Placement Test (CLB) = 7 Listening, 7 Speaking, 7 Reading, 7 Writing
  • Canadian Academic English Language Test (CAEL) = 60 overall, with at least 50 on all subtests 
  • Cambridge Assessment English (CAE) = "C" in C1 Advanced 
  • VCC's ELSK 0815 and ELSK 0820 (with a grade of "Satisfactory" on both
  • A grade of 3 or "C" in Advance Placement (AP) English Language or Literature
  • A grade of 6 or "C" in International Baccalaureate English Level A (higher level)
  • An undergraduate degree from an English speaking post-secondary institution
  • Other equivalents may be considered by the registrar

Verify with the institution directly

General Admission Requirements (All Students)

English Language Requirement - You must have proficiency in English at a level suitable for your desired program.

BC Secondary School (or equivalent)

There are no specific institute admission requirements beyond the regular program admission requirements for JIBC program offerings.


There are no specific institute admission requirements beyond the regular program admission requirements for JIBC program offerings.

BC Transfer Student

For details on transfer credit, check here.

Out-of-Province Transfer Student

For details on transfer credit, check here.

Mature Student

Not Applicable


International Student

Admission requirements for international students can be found on this page

For details on JIBC's International Programs, check here.

Other Student (including Special Consideration)

Not Applicable

How to Apply

To apply for a JIBC Program check here.