Queen's University - Faculty of Law

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Graduate Diploma in Immigration and Citizenship Law

Queen's University - Faculty of Law

Field of Study:Legal Support Services, Other
Length:12 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $14,200

Tuition for the program is assessed on a per-term, per-course basis.



The Graduate Diploma is designed for individuals who are looking to enter Canada's immigration sector, as well as those seeking to enhance their skills and competencies about the immigration system to support and advance in their existing professions. It merges theory with practice to prepare students for a number of vital roles in the immigration sector, as well as functions that support organizations on immigration and citizenship matters

The Graduate Diploma in Immigration and Citizenship Law is designed and optimized for the online learning environment. You'll be able to work directly with faculty and your fellow students in online forums and discussions, and through group activities such as case studies, simulations, and more.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Prospective students require the following:

    • A Bachelor's degree from a recognized university (or equivalent institution*)
    • Transcripts that confirm a B minimum average
    • English language proficiency test scores (see section below)
    • Contact information for two references who will submit letters of reference
      (note: at least one academic reference is required for students who have graduated from a bachelor's degree less than five years prior to application)
    • A 250 word (1450 character) Statement of Interest explaining your career objectives and reasons for wanting to pursue the Graduate Diploma. This is an important document that will be considered as part of the application review process

      *Applicants with a degree from a post-secondary institution that is not a recognized university will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 101] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 607]

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on April 01, 2021