Peter A Allard School of Law

Graduate Programs

Small class sizes, individual attention, and a diverse community make for transformative student learning, while excellence and diversity in research create space for individual passions to grow.

We offer four unique graduate degree programs, each of which is tailored to provide students from diverse cultural, academic, and professional backgrounds the opportunity to engage in a challenging, innovative and collaborative environment. 


    LLM CL Program

    Master of Laws (Common Law)

    The Master of Laws (Common Law) Program (LLM CL) is a one-year, full-time course based master's program for foreign trained or non-common law trained lawyers. Complete a master's degree in Law while also working towards your Committee on Accreditation (NCA) course requirements for practicing law in Canada.

    LLM Tax

    Master of Laws in Taxation

    The LLM in Taxation (LLM T) is a flexible course-based professional master's program that provides lawyers and accountants with in-depth practical knowledge and technical expertise in tax law.


    Master of Laws (LLM)

    The Master of Laws (LLM) program provides the opportunity for focused study in a chosen field of law. Students in the program work closely with supervising faculty members to produce a substantial piece of original legal scholarship.

    PhD Program

    Doctor of Philosophy in Law

    The PhD in Law is a research-intensive program that prepares graduates for opportunities in law teaching, legal research, policy development, public and governmental service, and the practice of law.

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