Register for the Certificate and study the law online!
Applications into the Certificate in Law program are accepted throughout the year, except for the months of April, August and December. We recommend that you apply for the Certificate in Law before registering for courses. Once offer is accepted within SOLUS, students are not able to enroll in courses until the following day to allow the system to update overnight.
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.
Step 2: Apply via Queen’s Admissions
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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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Certificate in Law is an undergraduate program and is not designed for graduate degree credit.
Registering for our online courses:
- LAW 201/701: Introduction to Canadian Law
- LAW 202/702: Aboriginal Law
- LAW 203/703: Workplace Law
- LAW 204/704: Corporate Law
- LAW 205/705: Public and Constitutional Law
- LAW 206/706: Intellectual Property
- LAW 207/707: International Law
Note that we recommend that students apply to the Certificate in Law before registering for courses.
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. The process can be complex, so we have provided a step-by-step walkthrough: our SOLUS Course Enrollment Guide