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Program Information

School:Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Faculty:Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
Degree:Master; Co-op
Field of Study:International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Law (LL.B, J.D., B.C.L.)
Description:The Master of Arts in International Affairs / Juris Doctor is a combined program, administered jointly with the Faculty of Law at the University of Ottawa. You must apply and be accepted at both universities.

The program is designed for students with a strong interest in international law and relations. The program provides an excellent opportunity for students to weave together research interests in law and international relations and is an excellent basis for a career in government or the private sector, as well as advanced studies in international affairs and international law. You will gain a full service, legal education, preparing you for entrance to the practice of law or other careers in the public and private sectors where a legal education is required or beneficial. You will also receive the full benefit of the MA in international affairs, including the necessary skills and tools to develop an understanding of our complex global environment. Areas of expertise in International Affairs include: conflict resolution and security, terrorism and intelligence, international trade and finance, international governance and development.
URL:International Affairs/JD (MA) at Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,296

Cost shown is for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Careers:LawyersJudges

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Students will be eligible for a first co-op work term during the summer term of their first year in the MA program. In order to participate in a first co-op work term, students must successfully complete the following 1.5 course credits in the fall term of their first year in program: INAF 5011 (0.25 credits) (required course), INAF 5012 (0.25 credits) (required course), INAF 5016 (0.5 credits) (required course), INAF course of student’s choosing (0.5 credits), a total of 1.5 credits. Students will be eligible for a second co-op work term if they successfully complete a total of 3.0 credits (including their fall term courses), prior to starting the second co-op work term. In order to participate in a second co-op work term, students must successfully complete the following 1.5 course credits in the winter term of their first year in program: INAF 5015 (0.5 credits) (required course), INAF economics course required for your field (0.5 credits) (required course), INAF course of student’s choosing (0.5 credits), a total of 1.5 credits. The 3.0 credits must include successful completion of all required courses, and the successful completion of the required INAF economics course for their field.
    Cost Notes : Cost shown is for the 2019-2020 academic year.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on June 26, 2019