Course Commencement Date Sep , 2022 View all dates


4 years (Full Time)

Course Level

UG Degree

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  • University of Alberta's Faculty of Arts/Department of Sociology provides program in BA (Criminology) which is suitable for students interested in careers in all aspects of the criminal justice system, including law and corrections.
  • The program includes courses in sociology and other disciplines such as anthropology, native studies, political science and psychology. Two field placements involving supervised work experience in criminal justice settings are also included.
  • Criminology focuses on causes of criminal behaviour, labeling of behaviours as criminal, changing definitions of deviance and crime, the ways we count and measure crime, and social responses to it including the operation of the institutions that make up the criminal justice system.


  • University Rankings
    • #101-150

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #126

      - QS 2022

    • #125

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #135

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 18,63,474
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 4,64,661
InsuranceINR 23,781
TransportationINR 22,295
Books, Supplies and InstrumentsINR 1,08,378
Students' Union Dental PlanINR 9,290
Students' Union Health PlanINR 9,599
TotalINR 6,38,004

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 CAD = INR 61.93


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 13ᵗʰ January 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria


  • All India Senior Secondary School Certificate (Year 12); Higher Secondary School Certificate (Year 12); India School Certificate (Year 12); Pre-University Exam (Year 12); or Intermediate Certificate (Year 12)
  • Minimum grade for each of the five required courses is 50%
  • Required Courses:
    • One from the following courses
      • English (Literature & Composition)
    • One from the following subjects (click to see courses)
      • Fine Arts
      • Humanities
      • Languages other than English
      • Math/Sciences
    • Three from the following subjects (click to see courses)
      • Humanities
      • Languages other than English
      • Math/Sciences


Marks - 90/120

  •  21 points in each section


Marks - 61/90

  •  with no less than 60 in each communicative skill


Marks - 6.5/9

  • No band less than 5.5

Other eligibility criteria
The English proficiency requirement is waived for students in India with 75% or higher in 12th standard Core English or 75% in English on the ISC issued by the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE)
Application Process

Step 1: Additional documents required

  • High school grades and transcripts
  • Any certificates or diplomas
  • Transcripts from any postsecondary institutions attended
  • Detailed course descriptions for each postsecondary course completed
  • Official English translation, if required
  • English language test scores
  • SAT/ACT scores, if applicable

Step 2: Start your online application

Step 3: Application fees for this course

Step 4: Application deadline

Important Dates

Sep , 2022

Course Commencement Date

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