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If you are an executive or senior professional with at least 5 years of relevant experience, you may qualify for one of our part-time Professional LLMs. If you are unsure if you qualify, we can review your resume.

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We offer various continuing education and professional development options for professionals looking to advance their skills and knowledge in areas of law.

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We also offer short courses, conferences, and certificates in a wide range of highly specialized topics. (Please note these are all in EST)

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We offer part-time Professional LLMs designed for the working professional, from lawyers to executives. Please note these programs are in EST and in order to attend you will need to acquire a Visa to study in Canada.

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We offer part-time Professional LLMs designed for the working professional, from lawyers to executives.

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We also offer short courses, conferences, and certificates in a wide range of highly specialized topics.

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You can take this two-year diploma program in order to get foundations that will prep you for LLM eligibility.

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Not quite ready for full-time program yet? Consider our CPD certificates and courses to bolster your skills.

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We’re sorry, the NCA will not assess your legal education if you do not have a qualifying law degree. In order to qualify for the NCA exam, you’ll need a law degree from a common law country that is not online.

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If you are not likely to qualify for an LLM, we offer this two-year diploma program in order to get foundations that will prep you for LLM eligibility.

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If you are an executive or senior professional with at least 5 years of relevant experience, you may qualify for a part-time LLM. If you’d like an opinion, you are welcome to submit your resume for feedback.

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In order to qualify for bar admission programs in Canadian common law jurisdictions, the NCA assesses the qualifications of all internationally trained legal graduates, whether they are Canadian citizens who have earned their legal education abroad, newcomers to Canada with an overseas legal education, or people thinking of immigrating to Canada.

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Once you have fulfilled your NCA assessment requirements, you can prepare for the NCA exam with our online prep program. Participants have an NCA exam pass rate of over 85%.

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If you have fulfilled your NCA assessment requirements, you can prepare for the NCA exam with our online prep program. Partcipants in our courses have an NCA exam pass rate of over 85%.

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Before taking the NCA exam, you can bolster your skills with a full-time LLM degree.

Please note, if you are unable to get a visa to study in Canada, distance learning is live (remote) during EST business hours and has in-person requirements.

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If you have fulfilled your NCA assessment requirements, you can prepare for the NCA exam with our online prep program. Partcipants in our courses have an NCA exam pass rate of over 85%.

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Before taking the NCA exam, bolster your skills with an LLM degree.

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If you got your law degree online through distance education, in order to qualify for the NCA exam, you may need to complete two years of full-time in-class study.


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You country is not a Common Law country. In order to qualify for the NCA exam, you’ll likely need a Canadian Common Law degree.

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If you are interested in graduate studies, we offer part-time LLMs.

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We offer a variety of flexible options for achieving accreditation to practice in Canada.

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If you are interested in full-time research-intensive degree, consider an Osgoode Research LLM.

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Join us for an exciting summer program to learn about Canadian law while enjoying guided tours of Toronto’s many attractions.

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See an overview of the path, process and requirements to consider in order to practice in Canada.

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Our full-time professional LLMs offer intenstive studies in specialized areas of practice.

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From health and financial law to dispute resolution and tax law, we offer 14 specializations that offer broad and deep knowledge in particular area.

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From courses and certificates to more intensive professional graduate degrees, we offer a variety of programs to help you dive deeper into a specific area of law.

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Our full-time professional LLMs offer intenstive studies in specialized areas of practice.

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Consider a full-time research LLM at Osgoode Hall, focused on faculty-supervised research leading to a thesis.

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From health and finances to dispute resolution and tax law, we offer 14 specializations that offer a broad and deep knowledge in a particular area.

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Get focused and practical knowledge of key issues in law, offered in person or online to accommodate busy professional schedules.

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If you’re interested in pursuing a qualifying Canadian law degree, consider Osgoode Hall’s Juris Doctor (JD) degree

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Are you considering studying law outside of Canada? Read more about the Canadian accreditation process.

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Our diplomas offer course-based, graduate legal education to lawyers and other professionals in highly-focused areas of law.

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Our part-time professional LLM programs offer 14 specializations in law for those with at least five years of senior, professional experience in a related field. These two-year graduate programs combine practical and theoretical exploration of law.

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From health law to blockchain, we offer a variety of flexible learning options to gain a competitive advantage in many areas of law.

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Learn about the accreditation process.

In order to practice law in Canada, you need to be accredited by the NCA (National Committee on Accreditation). They layout their processes and requirements on their site.

Practise in Canada.

If you are interested in practicing law in Canada, first familiarize yourself with the NCA. We offer a variety of options to prepare yourself to practice law in Canada as well as meet NCA requirements.

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Looking to visit Canada and study here without plans to practice in Canada? We offer options for international students.

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