Osgoode’s Graduate Program is innovative, creative, rigorous, and challenges students to attain the highest standards of excellence in legal scholarship.

The breadth and depth of our graduate course offerings, coupled with the constantly evolving and thought-provoking approaches to legal study, brings outstanding students with critically important research projects from a diverse range of fields.

LLM Degrees

Osgoode offers two types of LLM degrees:

Research LLM: a full-time, funded academic program focused on faculty-supervised research leading to a thesis.

Professional LLM: a course-based program for experienced professionals with part-time and full-time study options. This program blends theory and practice and has no thesis requirement.  These are offered through Osgoode Professional Development.

Doctoral Degree

The PhD in Law an advanced degree involving extensive, research-intensive study, suitable for students who aim for an academic position.