Langara College

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Langara College

Faculty:Humanities & Social Sciences
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Criminology
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,989

This cost estimate is for Year 1 (2 semesters) of the program.


Langara College's two-year Diploma in Criminology provides students with a broad, liberal education in social science, criminal justice, and law. Students will learn scientific research methods, legal, philosophical, and theoretical approaches to aid in understanding crime and related social problems, and social responses to crime. The university-transferable required courses and electives afford students an opportunity to develop critical thinking; and understanding of the issues, arguments, and debates that shape the discipline of Criminology.

This program is primarily designed for those seeking to complete a Bachelor's Degree in Criminology (university transfer) and who plan to work in the field of criminal justice and/or continue their education beyond a Bachelor’s degree for graduate or law school studies. It is designed to be taken either full- or part-time. There is a Fall (September) and Spring (January) intake. Most courses are offered in the Fall and Spring terms, with limited offerings in the Summer term.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants are required to have completed BC Grade 12 or equivalent, or be 19 years of age or older, AND one of the following: LET with a minimum level 3; LPI with a minimum 26 on the essay and one of 5 in English usage, 5 in sentence structure, or 10 in reading comprehension; BC English 12 or equivalent with a minimum 75%; BC English Literature 12 with a minimum 75%; BC English First Peoples 12 with a minimum 75%; a university-level English or Communications course for which Langara awards transfer credit, with a minimum 'C'; a minimum 'C' in ENGL 1120; or an 'S' in one of ENGL 1107, 1108, or 1110. Please visit the website for complete program requirements.

    * 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 August 09, 2022