Admission Requirements

Students cannot self-declare this program. Students wishing to complete the Diploma in Police Studies should consult with the Police Studies Coordinator. Information about diploma programs offered by the Faculty is available at

Admission to the Diploma program is limited and competitive. Students who wish to enter this program must apply through the Office of the Registrar by April 1 for Fall semester registration and by October 15 for Winter semester registration. The formal application is available at or from the Office of the Registrar. In addition, at the time of admission, applicants must have completed either a university degree in any discipline from a recognized university, or have completed at a post-secondary institution, the equivalent of 15 credit hours, which should include Sociology 1000 (or the former 2000), Law and Society 1000, Police Studies 2300 or Sociology 2300, and two CRW and/or English courses. It is recommended that students select from a list of four CRWs (Gender Studies 2005, Philosophy 1230, Archaeology 1005 or History 1005, and Political Science 1001) but other CRW courses and/or English courses with reading and writing emphases will be accepted.


Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000