Apply for the Queen's Graduate Diploma in Immigration and Citizenship Law

February 12, 2021 update: The Graduate Diploma has revised its language test score requirements for any September 2021 prospective students. Please ensure you have reviewed the new required language test scores prior to submitting your application by visiting our Admissions page.

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Application Deadlines & Start Dates

•    September 2021 start – Application deadline: May 31, 2021
•    January 2022 start -  Application deadline:  August 1, 2021
•    September 2022 start - Application deadline: April 1, 2022

Prior to submission, please review our Admissions page for a detailed list of requirements to ensure you are meeting the application requirements, as well as the Handbook of Academic Regulations, Policies and Procedures, which can be found HERE.

Applications are managed electronically via Queen’s School of Graduate Studies secure application portal. By clicking the "Apply Now" button below, you will be directed to the application portal, where you can create an account and password and initiate the application process.

Applicants for the "access category" apply through the regular admissions portal but should include additional information in their Statement of Interest and send a detailed resume demonstrating a minimum of five (5) years relevant work experience to by the application deadline. To learn more about the access category please visit our Admissions or FAQ page.

Applications for September 2021 will be accepted starting February 16, 2021 until May 31, 2021. This deadline is firm and must include the submission of all supporting documentation.

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Applying as an Interest Student

When applying as an Interest Student you must identify whether you are registering for Program Credit or for No Program Credit. Please ensure you have read the description for both on our Program page or FAQ page before completing your application.

All Interest Students are required to meet the program’s admissions requirements.

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Please note, you will need to have access to digital files of your language test results (if required – see below) and official copies of all post-secondary transcripts (undergraduate, graduate, law etc.), preferably in PDF format, before beginning the application form.

Students registered for Program Credit may be eligible to apply for admission to the Graduate Program on either a full-time or part-time basis, if the requirements for good standing are met (B- in all courses). Please ensure you have reviewed the admission requirements below before continuing.

Applications can be saved and revised for up to seven (7) days after starting the application process by revisiting the application link again using the device you began the application process.

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