How to Apply for the Certificate in Law

Applying for the Certificate in Law

 

Applications are no longer being accepted for Fall 2018. Applications will be accepted into the Certificate in Law program for Winter 2019 beginning September 1 with courses beginning in January. We recommend that you apply for the Certificate in Law before registering for courses.Please review the admission criteria below.

Certificate in Law applications are done through the Queen’s Undergraduate Admissions Office and there is an application fee of $100. First, download our step-by-step guide on how to apply for the certificate.

Download application instructions

Then, visit Queen’s Undergraduate Admissions Office portal (https://webapp.queensu.ca/admission/apply/)  and follow the steps outlined in the guide.

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Queen’s students are required to take two courses at the 700 level as well as two at the 200 level. Students admitted to the Certificate in Law only (and not also completing a Queen’s degree program) must enroll in, and complete, all courses at the 700 level to qualify for the Certificate in Law.

Criteria for admission to the Certificate:

The Certificate in Law is available to students across Canada who meet the following admission requirements:

You must be highly proficient in the English language, meeting minimum undergraduate degree language proficiency requirements;

If you are a Queen’s student:

• A minimum CGPA of 2.60 or higher
• Successful completion of one year in a full-time undergraduate degree program

If you are a full-time undergraduate student or have completed university:

• Successful completion of at least one year in a full-time undergraduate degree program with a minimum CGPA of 2.60, or 
• Successful completion of a degree program at a recognized university with a minimum CGPA of 2.60
• A Letter of Permission, if you want to credit Certificate courses toward your home degree

If you are a full-time college student or have completed college:

• Successful completion of a first-year college degree program in full-time studies with a minimum CGPA of 2.60, or
• Successful completion of a three-year advanced diploma in full-time studies with a minimum CGPA of 2.60, or 
• Successful completion of a two-year diploma or two years of a three-year full-time advanced diploma program with a minimum CGPA of 2.90
• A Letter of Permission, if you want to credit Certificate courses toward your home degree or diploma

You will be requested to provide proof (official transcript) during the application process of your completion from university or college.

Note that colleges vary in terms of their diploma and degree offerings; if you have questions about whether your college accreditation will be sufficient for Certificate admission, feel free to contact us at lawcertificate@queensu.ca.

The Certificate in Law is an undergraduate program and is not designed for graduate degree credit.

Registering for our online courses:

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Note that we recommend that students apply to the Certificate in Law before registering for courses.

Classes are listed on Arts and Science Online. Once registered for the Certificate, all students (Queen’s and off-campus students) can register for classes through the Queen’s course management system SOLUS.