Degree Completion On-campus (12 months)

This program option is for those who wish to complete the required 60 credit hours of university studies in just one year. It allows for full-time study at Royal Roads University starting in September and finishing the following August. Students take five classes simultaneously with a short break between four terms (for more details please review the schedule and the course descriptions).

The BA Justice Studies students will experience a variety of learning methodologies such as?lectures,?self-reflection,?independent study,?class-wide discussions,?team projects,?team discussions,?presentations,?exercises in communication,?mediation,?and an applied research project.

The program supports skills required in the justice service field such as:?

  • compassion?
  • empathy?
  • integrity?
  • equal concern and respect for others?
  • initiative?
  • adaptability?
  • maturity?
  • responsibility?
  • continuity?
  • perseverance


Generally, a 3-credit course involves 33 hours in class with the instructor over the length of the course. Normally, class time is between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday; however, there are times when classes may be held outside these hours. Team meetings, homework, and readings are done outside of these hours and generally amount to 6 hours per week for each 3-credit course.?


Full-time undergraduate housing is not available on campus. Please visit our?Housing?page for information on off-campus housing.