Dalhousie Law School

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Master of Laws (LLM)

Dalhousie Law School

Faculty:Faculty of Law
Field of Study:Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General (Graduate Level)
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,999


A graduate programme in law leading to the Master of Laws degree is offered to well-qualified candidates by the Faculty of Law of the university. The programme is primarily intended for prospective law teachers and professional specialists. The programme may consist of either a combination of class work, seminars and a thesis, or a combination of class work and seminars involving several substantial written papers. Students may enroll in the one-year, full-time programme, or in the two-year, part-time programme.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    High second-class standing (B average or Upper Second Class Honours) in Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from Dalhousie University or other recognized law school is required.
    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 90] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * 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 January 31, 2018