Law & International Studies profile

The Law & International Studies profile provides students with a firm basis in international relations, politics, law, globalization, history, and the contemporary world, opening the door to a slew of Humanities and language-based CEGEP programs. Students explore the relationships between citizens and their society, with special attention paid to political science and world cultures.

By covering topics such as social justice, political influence, sustainable development, law, economics, and global studies, students will hone their research methodology and develop oral and written communication skills. Students will gain an understanding of social, humanitarian and global issues, as well as the rights, responsibilities and legal systems that define 21st century life. This profile helps prepare the young leaders of tomorrow to become lawyers, economists, activists, environmentalists, demographers, politicians, historians, teachers, journalists, and more.

ENGLISH AND FRENCH SECTORS

History of the 20th Century
Modern history basics, from the Russian Revolution to the Cold War and Apartheid, as well as historical research methodology skills. 

International Issues & Sustainable Development
Economic, political, and socio-demographic issues facing the world today and the role that sustainable development plays in these issues. 

Applications in Criminal & Civil Law
Canadian and Quebec justice system basics and legal processes such as trials, proceedings, and briefs, all studied via mock-trials, debates, and courthouse visits. 

Questions of Identity: Gender, Race & Class
Students will cultivate an awareness of their cultural, religious, sexual, legal or territorial identity by studying past, current, and potential disparities. 

Law & Citizenship
Canadian and Quebec civics: political systems, democratic process, charters, the Constitution, the structure of Parliament and the National Assembly, and more.

Journalism & Media Studies
Journalism basics, such as research, writing, and publishing, differentiating between facts and opinions, gathering unbiased information and critically assessing sources.

ADMISSION PROCEDURE FOR NEW STUDENTS

1

Visit the school
during an open house

Come visit Villa Maria and discover the rich and diversified services we offer our students. You will have the opportunity to visit our classrooms, interactive classroom, science labs, multimedia centre, library, sports facilities and performance halls.

French Sector :

Saturday, September 14, 2019, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

English Sector :

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

2

Take part
in our entrance exams

Your child will be given the following tests: mathematics, composition in English and French, as well as an English or French reading comprenhension test, depending on the sector she/he registered for.

French Sector :

Saturday, September 28, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 to 5)

Sunday, September 29, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 only)

English Sector :

Saturday, October 5, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 to 5)

Sunday, October 6, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 only)

3

Complete your
registration

After being accepted to Villa Maria College, you must send us your registration form and pay the admission fees. Please send us the form and payment according to the instructions outlined in your child’s letter of admission to the school.

Come visit Villa Maria and discover the rich and diversified services we offer our students. You will have the opportunity to visit our classrooms, interactive classroom, science labs, multimedia centre, library, sports facilities and performance halls.

French Sector :

Saturday, September 14, 2019, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

English Sector :

Saturday, September 21, 2019, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Your child will be given the following tests: mathematics, composition in English and French, as well as an English or French reading comprenhension test, depending on the sector she/he registered for.

French Sector :

Saturday, September 28, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 to 5)

Sunday, September 29, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 only)

English Sector :

Saturday, October 5, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 to 5)

Sunday, October 6, 2019 – 8:30 a.m. (Secondary 1 only)

After being accepted to Villa Maria College, you must send us your registration form and pay the admission fees. Please send us the form and payment according to the instructions outlined in your child’s letter of admission to the school.

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