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The Master of Laws (LL.M.) program is offered through the College of Law by the College of Graduate Studies and Research at the University of Saskatchewan. The LL.M. program is thesis-based, offering supervision in a wide range of areas, including Aboriginal, commercial, constitutional, criminal and human rights law. Please visit http://law.usask.ca/research/faculty-research-areas.php for additional information.
It is a full-time program and extends for approximately 12-16 months, with a 12-month residency requirement. Candidates are required to complete a minimum of 9 credit units, including Law 828.3 - Graduate Jurisprudence Seminar and 6 credit units of elective courses. With faculty approval, one of the required courses may be taken outside the College of Law in an associated discipline. All students must undertake original research leading to a thesis of publishable quality.Note: receipt of the LL.M. degree does not automatically qualify a student for admission to the Bar in Canada
Master of Laws (LL.M.)
- a Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university
- a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units)
- Language Proficiency Requirements: Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants and for applicants whose first language is not English. See the College of Graduate Studies and Research Academic Information and Policies in this Catalogue for more information
Students must maintain continuous registration in the 994 and 990 courses.
- GSR 960.0
- GSR 961.0 if research involves human subjects
- GSR 962.0 if research involves animals subjects
- a minimum of 9 credit units, including:
- LAW 828.3
- LAW 990.0
- LAW 994.0
- a residency requirement of 12 months