Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

Bachelor of Applied Arts - Paralegal Studies

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Program Information

School:Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Faculty:Humber Lakeshore Campus / The Business School
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Description:This program is the only degree program of its kind in Canada, combining the theoretical underpinnings of the legal system with practical applications. Paralegals provide important advocacy services for clients appearing before specialized tribunals such as the Ontario Landlord and Tenant Board and the Immigration and Refugee Board, and before the Provincial Offences Court and the Ontario Small Claims Court. Clients are discovering that properly trained paralegals are able to meet many of their law-related needs in a cost-effective manner.

Humber's multidisciplinary approach includes professional training in legal writing, advocacy and negotiations, and legal research. Faculty believe that properly representing a client entails understanding the client's background and motivation. Therefore, this program includes psychology, sociology, political science, and the philosophical foundations of the legal system. Work placements offer on-the-job experience where students will utilize and sharpen new competencies.
URL:Bachelor of Applied Arts - Paralegal Studies at Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,527
International: $15,881

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English (ENG4U) 

• Grade 12U English (ENG4U) with a minimum grade of 65 per cent. If English is not your first language, refer to the English Language Proficiency Policy in this publication • Five Grade 12 U or M courses in addition to those listed above with a minimum 65 per cent overall average

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 560] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 220] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 84] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 78]

* 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 August 05, 2017

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