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908 Carleton University - Department of Law Carleton University is located in Canada's capital, within close proximity to many of Canada's important legal institutions, including the Supreme Court, the federal Parliament and the federal Department of Justice. Carleton's Department of Law offers programs for those who are interested in studying the law and seek careers in law-related fields, but who do not necessarily wish to become lawyers.
- Degree ProgramsA wide variety of programs and courses are offered. These include a comprehensive Bachelor of Arts in Law, an M.A. in Legal Studies and a Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution. In collaboration with other units, the Department also offers a B.A. in Criminology and Criminal Justice, and a B.A. in Human Rights.
Carleton University, Department of Law also offers two specialized programs. The Concentration in Law, Policy and Government is for students interested in a career with the government or an organization that is directly affected by government decision-making. This Concentration includes an internship option that provides full-time employment with a government department or non-governmental organizations, such as advisory boards or commissions. The Concentration in Business Law is offered for those interested in how the legal environment affects business and non-profit organizations, and includes a field placement option.
- AdmissionTo qualify for admission into undergraduate programs in the Department of Law at Carleton University, applicants must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, including six Ontario Academic Courses (OACs) or a minimum of six Grade 12 University level or University or College level courses, or a combination thereof.
For more information about admission and studies at the Department of Law at Carleton University, call (613) 520-3690, or visit their website at www.carleton.ca/law/.
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