Professional LLM in Labour Relations and Employment Law, LL.M.

Professional LLM in Labour Relations and Employment Law, LL.M.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration

About

You want to be part of the conversation and see the bigger picture when it comes to labour and employment law and how it’s evolving. Step back from your day-to-day routine to take the chance to gain a deeper understanding of the theory, policies and principles that underlie labour and employment law. Develop the skills to consider, at an advanced level, the social, economic and political forces shaping this dynamic field today.

The Professional LLM in Labour Relations and Employment Law Professional LLM in Labour Relations and Employment Law from  Osgoode Professional Development (York University - Osgoode Hall Law School) Osgoode Professional Development (York University - Osgoode Hall Law School) is designed to meet the needs of working professionals located across Canada and abroad, Labour Relations and Employment Law courses are available via video conferencing and are structured as either weekly evening sessions or 3 day intensives. The Labour Relations and Employment Law specialization is a cohort based specialization where courses progressively build upon one another. 

Students will develop the skills to consider, at an advanced level, the social, economic and political forces shaping this dynamic field today.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories and Perspectives in Labour & Employment Law
  • Advanced Issues in Labour Arbitration
  • Comparative Labour Law: The British Model
  • Contemporary Issues in Employment Regulation
  • Contemporary Issues in Labour Law
  • Contemporary Issues in the Common Law of Employment
  • Labour and Employment Law in International Law
  • Major Research Paper: Labour Relations & Employment Law
  • Public Sector Labour and Employment Law
  • Special Topics in the Law of Work
  • The Charter and Human Rights in Labour Law

            Audience

            • Law graduates with legal work experience in the labour and employment field.
            • Professionals without a law degree who have excellent academic credentials and significant and senior related professional experience.

            Lecturers

            Program Director(s): 
            • David Doorey
            • John D. R. Craig
            Program Faculty:
            • Daphne Taras
            • Bruce E. Kaufman
            • Gillian Demeyere
            • Kevin Banks
            • Michael Lynk
            • Christopher C. Rootham
            • Eric Tucker

            Detailed Programme Facts

            English Language Requirements

            You only need to take one of these language tests:

            • Minimum required score:

              102

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            • Minimum required score:

              625

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            • Minimum required score:

              7

              The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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            Academic Requirements

            Academic Background
            • LLB or JD Degree
            • OR Strong academic record (Masters Degree Preferred) + Significant related professional experience
            Required Supporting Application Documents
            • Required Supporting Application Documents
            • Writing Sample
            • Two References
            • The LLM Supplementary Form
            • Transcripts

            Tuition Fee

            • International Applies to you

              38380 CAD/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 38380 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
            • National Applies to you

              25338 CAD/year
              Tuition Fee
              Based on the original amount of 25338 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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            Living costs for Toronto

            • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
              Living Costs

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

            Funding

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