Completed the Certificate in Law? Have you thought about becoming an Immigration Consultant?
The Graduate Diploma in Immigration and Citizenship Law (GDipICL) is ideal for Certificate in Law students who are nearing the completion of their undergraduate degree, or professionals who are exploring different career pathways and opportunities within the legal profession.
- Delivered online by Queen’s University, one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities, the GDipICL program is the only English-language pathway to be eligible for licensing with the College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants.
- The GDipICL is designed for students with a bachelor's degree from a recognized institution looking to establish a career in immigration.
- The GDipICL is comprised of nine courses that cover the key areas of the immigration and citizenship landscape and equip students with the professional skills required to be successful practitioners.
- You can broaden your career pathways and opportunities by discovering a high-impact career and help shape the future of Canada through the GDipICL program.
- The September 2024 term application period is from January 15-April 1, 2024.
Learn more by visiting our immigration diploma site.
See what graduates are saying about the program
Alyssa Esteves - Graduate, Class of 2021
Since graduating from the program, I have become a Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant. I have also been employed as an Immigration Analyst at a corporate immigration law firm where I continue to apply the learnings of the program. With the knowledge and skills gained through the GDipICL program, I am confident I will continue to excel in this field and support the Canadian immigration process.
Peri Wong - Graduate, Class of 2022
The GDipICL program at Queen’s offers a flexible mode of study and is delivered by incredibly well qualified instructors. It is professional and practical in its approach and provided me with a great opportunity to meet future practitioners and colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
Md Siddiqur Rahman - Graduate, Class of 2022
The GDipICL program shaped my knowledge in immigration. The program’s curriculum is comprehensive, and the faculty has been supportive of each student. The program also helped me expand my professional network. I came to know many amazing instructors who are experts in this industry. They have shared a lot of their experiences and this has been beneficial in our learning.
Christopher Dennis - Graduate, Class of 2023
I am grateful to Queen's University for providing me with this incredible opportunity, valuable insights, and a program that resonated deeply with my personal experiences as a refugee. This transformation would not have been possible without the comprehensive curriculum of the GDipICL program.