Bachelor Of Legal Studies (Paralegal) Degree

Bachelor Of Legal Studies (Paralegal) Degree

Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: August 6
Application fee: CA$135
Intakes: Fall
International tuition: CA$18,963
Domestic tuition: CA$5,351

Program overview

CapU Legal Studies department has an excellent reputation and our graduates are highly sought after. We're also the only university in Western Canada to offer a degree program that allows students to begin their legal training straight after high school graduation.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus


BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12); or Mature Student status; or equivalent education or experience. High School with an 80% average through Grades 11 and 12 (in English 12 or English 12 First Peoples and at least four other academic courses). Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course. The School of Legal Studies will review applications once the application package is complete. The applicant may be called for an interview if they meet the admission requirements. Resume || Short handwritten essay (three pages, double-spaced) entitled, “Why I Want to Become a Paralegal” || Two letters of reference (preferably from high school teachers and/or non-family members who work in a business or professional setting).

Career opportunities

The Capilano University provides its students with jop opportunities. Most of the vacancies contain of clerical or administrative positions. Capilano gives first consideration to internal candidates, defined as staff covered under the MoveUP collective agreement, with the appropriate seniority as per Article 25.07(b). If there are no qualified internal candidates, CapU then considers qualified external candidates. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Campus location

North Vancouver , Canada