By partnering with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Laurier has made a commitment to use education as a tool for preventing crime and corruption around the world. We challenge you to contribute to the empowerment of the next generation to achieve a positive and sustainable impact on criminal justice and corruption prevention.
This certificate is based on modules created by the UNODC’s Education for Justice (E4J) initiative, which seeks to prevent crime and promote a culture of lawfulness through education. Through E4J, a series of university-level modules were designed by more than 600 academics and experts from around the globe. Serving as the foundation for our certificate, the E4J’s purpose is to empower the next generation of leaders, policymakers, managers and entrepreneurs to become the world’s next global justice change-makers.
This certificate has been designed to offer ease of accessibility and choice of classes, encouraging a diverse global audience of students from around the globe to explore the wide range of topics.
All courses are offered online in six-week chunks, designed to fit easily into timetables from all over the world. The certificate is a total of 2.0 credits (approximately 10% of a four-year honours degree) allowing you to use your electives from your degree to accomplish a second, concurrent credential.
Honours or general undergraduate Laurier students from any campus or program may enrol in these courses as electives. When all requirements are satisfied, students may submit an application to receive your certificate form.
Students from other universities may enrol in the courses using a Letter of Permission from their home institution.
Working professionals may apply through Laurier’s part-time application form.
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