Peter A Allard School of Law

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.  Earn your LLM CL in 1 year through full time studies, or 2 years part-time.

Curriculum

Curriculum and Accreditation

Discover our innovative curriculum and our National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) course equivalencies, and see how it could help launch your Canadian law career.

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Tuition, Fees & Funding

Tuition fees, scholarship & bursary information to help you plan your finances.

Eligibility

Program Eligibility

Review the minimum education, credentials and English language requirements.

How to Apply

How to Apply

Application deadlines, how to and everything you need to know to apply now.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Review some of our commonly asked questions.

Contact Us

Contact Us

Still have questions? Our graduate admissions team is here to help.

Support for your career goals

Navigating employers and career decisions in a new country can be overwhelming. As a LLM CL student, our Career Service Office helps support your career goals, including help with securing an articling position after graduation. Our dedicated staff help you put your best foot forward, understand all your career options, and connect you with our large network of employers.

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