12 months
17832 CAD/year
6912 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Law from Western University - Canada offers two program options for those wishing to complete an LLM: The traditional Thesis-Based Option and The Project-Based Option.


The traditional Thesis-Based Option at Law from Western University - Canada aims to foster advanced research and scholarship in law, and is best suited for students wishing to pursue academic careers, while The Project-Based Option is aimed at legal practitioners and recent law graduates who wish to enhance their professional credentials. Students in this program choose from a wide range of elective courses, allowing them to deepen their expertise in a particular field. Students also complete a Major Research Project designed to reflect their professional or academic interests, focusing on legal or policy issues requiring complex real-world solutions.

Graduates with Law from Western University - Canada will:

  • gain training in key theoretical frameworks and methodological approaches to legal research and analysis.
  • be equipped to contribute to scholarly and political debate
  • develop answers to many emerging questions about the role of law in society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Law  
  • Criminal Law
  • Government & Public Administration
  • Intellectual Property, Information & Technology  
  • International Law
  • Labour, Employment & Social Justice
  • Litigation
  • Universal or Specialty Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

January 15 - Acceptance notifications begin in January and continue until the middle of the summer


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Juris Doctor or equivalent with a minimum average of B (74%) in the last two years of full-time study.
  • A sample of academic writing, such as a research paper, thesis or a published journal article. The subject matter of the academic writing sample must be legal.
  • Biographical information
  • Contact information
  • Statement of academic intent 
  • Electronic transcripts from Ontario universities/colleges
  • Professional background
  • Referee information 
  • Proficiency in English Scores
  • List of publications
  • References

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17832 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8916 CAD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    6912 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3456 CAD per semester during 12 months.


  • Canadian Citizens And Permanent Residents -1,728
  • International Students - 4,458

Living costs for London

1037 - 1625 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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