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Communication and Digital Media Studies

The Communication and Digital Media Studies program will help you develop 21st-century skills as you explore the economic, political and cultural drivers and impacts of communications and digital media in society.


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Communication and Digital Media Studies - Advanced Entry

Admission requirements: An Ontario college diploma or Ontario college advanced diploma (or equivalent) in Advertising and Marketing Communications Management, Broadcast and Contemporary Media, Contemporary Web Design, Digital Photography, Digital Video Production, Interactive Media Design, Journalism or Public Relations.


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Communication and Digital Media Studies - GAS

Admission requirements: An Ontario college certificate from Durham College in General Arts and Science-Liberal Arts UOIT Transfer with a minimum B+ average.


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Criminology (master's program)

The Criminology master's program provides students with a solid foundation of advanced knowledge in criminological theory, sophisticated research methodologies, complex quantitative and qualitative applications and contemporary substantive issues in criminology.


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Criminology and Justice

Our program explores and critically analyzes criminological and sociological theories of why people commit crime. It also examines how societies define crime and who is considered a criminal. Our program approaches the study of crime from an interdisciplinary perspective, drawing on a rich tradition from criminology, sociology, philosophy, psychology and law. In addition to examining why crime is committed, you will be encouraged to think about crime, criminal justice and its administration in ways that are consistent with the principles of fairness, equity, peace and justice.


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Criminology and Justice - Advanced Entry (Comprehensive)

Admission requirements: An Ontario college diploma or Ontario college advanced diploma (or equivalent) in Child and Youth Care, Community and Justice Services, Customs Border Services, Police Foundations or Protection Security and Investigation.


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Criminology and Justice - GAS Transfer

Admission requirements: An Ontario college certificate from Durham College in General Arts and Science-Liberal Arts UOIT Transfer with a minimum B+ average.


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Criminology and Social Justice (Doctoral Program)

The PhD in Criminology and Social Justice combines disciplinary and specialized study in Criminology, study in qualitative research methods and statistics, and applied learning experiences to prepare students to work in a variety of settings.


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Forensic Psychology

Forensic psychology contributes to increased public safety by improving our understanding and support of victims, witnesses and offenders as they move through the criminal justice system from the initial criminal investigation, to their experiences with the court, to rehabilitation and reintegration into the community.


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Forensic Psychology (doctoral program)

The PhD in Forensic Psychology combines disciplinary and specialized study in Forensic Psychology, study in research methods and statistics, and applied learning experiences to prepare students to work in a variety of settings.


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Forensic Psychology (Master's program)

The Master of Science program in Forensic Psychology combines disciplinary and specialized study in the field, study in research methods and statistics, and applied learning experiences to prepare students to work in a variety of settings.


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Forensic Psychology - Advanced Entry

Admission requirements: An Ontario college diploma or Ontario college advanced diploma (or equivalent) in Behavioural Sciences, Child and Youth Care, Community and Justice Services, Police Foundations, Protection Security and Investigation, or Social Service Worker.


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Forensic Psychology - GAS Transfer

Admission requirements: An Ontario college certificate from Durham College in General Arts and Science - Liberal Arts UOIT Transfer - Forensics with a minimum B+ average.


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Legal Studies

Legal Studies examines law’s defining features, forms and functions, and critically engages with how law interacts with and responds to social, political and technological change. The program demonstrates a commitment to promoting justice by cultivating sensitivity to diversity and exploring what it means to become an active, socially responsible citizen.


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Legal Studies - Advanced Entry

Admission requirements: An Ontario college diploma or Ontario college advanced diploma (or equivalent) in Court and Tribunal Administration, Law Clerk or Paralegal.


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Legal Studies - GAS transfer

This program provides graduates of an Ontario college certificate program in General Arts and Science the opportunity to apply for direct admission into the second year of Legal Studies.


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Political Science

Our program emphasizes strategies for creating sustainable community development policies, which target improved quality of life and address important community justice and planning issues. This interdisciplinary major draws on faculty strengths in political science, sociology, public policy, history, geography, philosophy, legal studies and economics to give you an integrated multidisciplinary background.


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Political Science - Advanced Entry

Admission requirements: An Ontario college diploma or Ontario college advanced diploma (or equivalent) in Child and Youth Worker, Developmental Services Worker, Environmental Technology, Paralegal, Police Foundations, Protection, Security and Investigation, or Social Service Worker.


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Political Science - GAS Transfer

Admission requirements: An Ontario college certificate from Durham College in General Arts and Science-Liberal Arts UOIT Transfer with a minimum B- average.

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