The Master of Laws program is offered to those with a professional law qualification (Bachelor of Laws, Juris Doctor or equivalent).
The Master of Laws is a postgraduate law qualification that provides maximum flexibility and choice with a wide range of specialist areas, meaning you can design your master’s degree to suit your area of interest and professional needs. Those looking to expand their knowledge in a particular area will benefit from investigating contemporary legal issues, from both international and local perspectives, while developing their legal research and writing skills.
You must complete 8 subjects:
Compulsory Law Subject (1)
- Advanced Legal Reasoning, Research and Writing
Law Electives (7)
Students must choose seven subjects from the list of postgraduate law electives.
Students may also wish to undertake a specialisation within their degree, choosing four law subjects within an approved study area. These include:
- Canadian Law and Practice
- Corporate and Commercial Law and Practice
- Dispute Resolution
- International Business and Finance Law
If appropriate supervision is available, you may elect to replace two elective subjects with a minor dissertation upon approval by the Faculty of Law.
PROFESSIONAL OUTCOMESThe Master of Laws provides a postgraduate qualification that broadens a graduate’s or practitioner’s knowledge in a chosen area of specialisation.
This school offers programs in: