Faculty of Law - University of Alberta

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Law (Ph.D.)

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Program Information

School:Faculty of Law - University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Law
Field of Study:Law (LL.B, J.D., B.C.L.)
Description:The Doctor of Philosophy is a three-year research degree program that attracts aspiring legal academics who have already completed a postgraduate degree in law. By the end of their degree program, PhD students must articulate and defend a thesis which embodies the results of original investigations and analyses, and satisfies the standards of reputable peer-reviewed publications.

Our PhD graduates have used their degrees to pursue successful academic careers in university law faculties in Canada and around the world.
URL:Law (Ph.D.) at Faculty of Law - University of Alberta
Thesis Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,635

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Law School Admission Test
Additional Admission Requirements:
    The Admission GPA is calculated using the applicant's most recent 60 units/credits (equivalent to 2 years of full time study) in a recognized university degree (undergraduate or graduate), provided those units of course weight are completed by February 1st in the year in which admission is sought. This is the minimum number of units/credits or courses that will be used in the assessment of an applicant's GPA.

    * 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