The Justice Institute of British Columbia offers specialized programs for international students that lead to qualifications at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the justice and public safety field. The list below shows programs that are offered full-time on-campus and will qualify students for a post-secondary study permit and the post-graduation work permit upon completion.


Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Law Enforcement Studies2 years~$17,332/yearSeptember, January, MayIn class
Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Disaster Management2 years~$17,087/yearSeptember, JanuaryIn class
Law Enforcement Studies Diploma2 years~$15,500/yearSeptember, JanuaryIn class
Bachelor of Law Enforcement Studies4 years~$19,000/yearSeptemberIn class
Primary Care Paramedic Certificate (plus Emergency Medical Responder Certificate)9 months~$16,500March, July, NovemberBlended (online and in class)


View JIBC’s full list of Programs and Courses. Please note that programs not listed above might not meet IRCC’s eligibility criteria for a study permit and post-graduation work permit.

All full-time international students will automatically be charged for the following services:


Temporary medical insurance provided by Guard.Me (charged in the first term only)


Student Union fees (charged every term)


Student Union Health and Dental Plan (charged once a year until graduation)


*Note: All costs are approximate and subject to change without prior notice. Tuition fees do not include additional costs such as textbook purchases, accommodation, living expenses, and travel/transportation costs.

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