Law (Osgoode Hall Law School)

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Osgoode is one of Canada's oldest and most prestigious law schools with a reputation for academic excellence.

The Research Stream Graduate Program (PhD & LLM) provides research-focused graduate students with an opportunity to be supervised by outstanding professors who are pursuing original research. We have a large and varied Faculty, innovative research centres, a range of available funding, a broad range of graduate courses and Canada's finest research law library.

The Research LLM is a full-time research-intensive degree that requires students to complete either a thesis or major research paper.  The PhD is an advanced degree involving extensive, research-intensive study, suitable for students who aim for an academic position.

In addition to the Research Stream Graduate Program, Osgoode Professional Development offers a different set of full and part-time Professional LLM programs that bridge theory and practice. These are ideal for Canadian or international lawyers and law graduates who want to explore a new area of law or improve professional skills. For further information on these programs, please visit the Osgoode Professional Development site or email admissions-opd@osgoode.yorku.ca.

Note: International applicants to the Graduate Program in Law at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University are invited to contact the Graduate Program Secretary at gradlaw@osgoode.yorku.ca before submitting an application.

 

Degrees Offered

LLM-MRP

1 year(s)
  • Course work
  • AND Thesis
  • OR Major research paper
B
  • Full-time
2020-02-15
Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)600
Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)100
IELTS (Academic Module)7.5
YUELIAcademic Program Level 9 with Distinction
YUELI Graduate Studies Preparation Program (GSPP)Graduate with distinction
MELABOverall score of 85, no component score less than 80
CAELOverall score of 70, no component score less than 60
Minimum CPE ScoreC
Minimum CAE ScoreB

PhD

4 year(s)
  • Dissertation
B
  • Full-time
2020-02-15
Minimum TOEFL (Paper-based)600
Minimum TOEFL (Internet-based)100
IELTS (Academic Module)7.5
YUELIAcademic Program Level 9 with Distinction
YUELI Graduate Studies Preparation Program (GSPP)Graduate with distinction
MELABOverall score of 85, no component score less than 80
CAELOverall score of 70, no component score less than 60
Minimum CPE ScoreC
Minimum CAE ScoreB

Additional Admission Requirements

Required Forms

What You Need to Apply

Number of Recommendation(s)

  • 2 recommendation(s)

Other Requirements

  • Full-time LLM
    • Resumé or CV
    • 1 writing sample
    • 2 references
    • Statement of Interest (Research Proposal)
    • Transcripts
    • Supplementary Information Form
  • PhD:
    • Resumé or CV
    • 1 writing sample
    • 2 references
    • Statement of Interest (Research Proposal)
    • Transcripts
    • Supplementary Information Form



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