Diploma in Criminology in Northern Lights College

Last Updated on April 8, 2021 by West Highlander

Northern Lights College

Campus: British Columbia

Duration: 2 years

Intake: January, May and September

*Fee: CAN $295.05 per credit

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The students are prepared to search for the employment in the Corrections, Criminology Justice, Forensic Studies and Law Enforcement.


Year One:

  • Academic Writing
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Psychological Explanations of Criminal and Deviant Behaviour
  • Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Introduction to Psychology II
  • Introduction to Sociology I
  • Introduction to Sociology II
  • English course
    Year Two:

  • Research Methods in Criminology/ Research Methods in the Social Sciences
  • Women and the Criminal Justice System
  • Criminal Law
  • Introduction to Statistics
  • Introduction to Statistics in the Social Sciences
  • Introduction to Philosophy I
  • Contemporary Moral Issues
  • Introduction to Logic and Critical Thinking
  • Politics and Government
  • Deviant Behavior in Canadian Society
    Career Outcomes:

    Entry Level Position related to:

  • Lawyer
  • Sheriff
  • Police Officer
  • Correctional Services
  • Parole Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Border Services
  • Aboriginal Liaison Officer
  • Detachment Clerk
    Eligibility Requirement:


    The students who’ve completed Bachelors are eligible to enrol themselves for Diploma in Criminology at Northern Lights College in British Columbia.

    English Proficiency Requirement

    1. IELTS (Academic): Overall Band Score of 6.0 or higher with no band less than 5.5.

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