Program News

New Programs

A constant flow of inventive new programming keeps Trent grads at the forefront of global opportunity. Some of the University’s newest programs include the following:

Law & Arts/Law & Business: Trent/Swansea Dual Degree (LL.B. & B.A. or LL.B. & B.B.A.): In this one-of-a-kind program, you will graduate with 2 degrees in just 6 years, earning an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree or Honours Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Trent and a law degree from Swansea University's renowned Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law. You’ll also have the chance to take your education global while you live, learn, travel, explore and live abroad in the UK.

A Business School with a Difference: Trent’s popular School of Business offers all the advantages of a traditional Bachelor of Business Administration and more, providing students with the opportunity to specialize their degree in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Information Systems and E-Commerce, or Marketing and Consumer Culture.

Policing & Community Well-being (B.A.)*: Be a part of a truly unique degree experience – the only community-inclusive policing program of its kind in Canada, offered exclusively at Trent Durham GTA.

Bachelor of Arts & Science (B.A.S.): Enjoy more variety of choices than almost any other B.A.S. degree program in Canada. Create the program of your dreams, choosing a single or double major and up to 2 minors.

Computing Systems (B.Sc.): Get advanced use of the latest science and digital technologies, with assistance from professors who are experts in their fields as you develop your skills in designing, implementing and integrating software applications – everything from supercomputers to game boards. 

Child & Youth Studies (B.A.): Offered exclusively at Trent’s Durham GTA campus, you’ll gain essential expertise in understanding the child and youth experience through exploration in emotional and cognitive development, relationships and social justice, laws and rights, and teaching and programming.

Communications & Critical Thinking (B.A.): Exclusive to our Trent Durham GTA campus, this 3-year degree program combines courses in project management, writing, research and numeracy with other self-selected courses from a wide range of programs on campus.

*Pending Ministry approval. Prospective students are advised that offers of admission to a new program may be made only after the University’s own quality assurance processes have been completed and the Ontario Universities Council on Quality Assurance has approved the program.