As an innovator in legal education, the Allard School of Law is committed to ensuring access to legal education to a broad range of students from a variety of backgrounds, including those not currently enrolled in a degree program at the school.
Non-degree studies options include:
Distance learning courses provide a great opportunity for foreign-trained lawyers to work towards the requirements to practice law in Canada, or for anyone interested in taking a graduate-level course in law outside of a degree program.
Our four-week, non-credit summer programs are designed for visiting international law students. They provide a unique opportunity for students to learn about Canadian law and culture through intensive course work and various social activities.
In 2009, the Law Society of British Columbia launched a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program. This new initiative requires all members of the Law Society with a practising certificate to complete at least 12 hours of continuing professional development in accredited educational activities every year.
The Allard School of Law is pleased to be a pre-approved provider of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and each year offers a variety of lectures and CPD eligible events.