Osgoode Hall Law School - York University

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Program Information

School:Osgoode Hall Law School - York University
Faculty:Osgoode Hall Law School
Degree:Doctorate
Field of Study:Law (LL.B, J.D., B.C.L.)
Description:The PhD is a full-time advanced degree involving extensive, research-intensive study, suitable for students who aim for an academic position. As a rule, an LLM is a precondition to admission to the PhD. Students without an LLM should apply to the Research LLM. If accepted, they can subsequently apply to advance to the PhD after their first year of study.
URL:Law (PhD) at Osgoode Hall Law School - York University
Areas of Research:State and Citizen; Social Justice; Equality & Law; Law in the Digital Age; Law and Economic Governance; Environmental, Health and Sustainability Studies; Legal Ethics, Process, and Dispute Resolution; Clinical Legal Education; Legal Theory; Transnational Law
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:6 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $22,500
Scholarships:31
Careers:LawyersJudges

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
An LLM is required to be admitted into the PhD program. To be eligible for admission to the PhD Program, candidates normally must possess an graduate academic degree in law, having achieved a level of proficiency which, in the opinion of the Graduate Studies Committee, makes successful completion of graduate studies likely. Normally this will be at least the equivalent of a high B average. Candidates must also possess the ability to work with legal materials in the English language.

* 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 03, 2019