Upper Years

Shape your entire law school experience.

Each year, Osgoode offers more than 150 courses and seminars from traditional areas to emerging legal fields.  In a typical term, upper-year students take four or five courses and/or seminars valued at three or four credits each. In addition to the degree requirements, students must ensure that they:

  • Take a minimum of 60 credits over 2nd and 3rd year
  • Enrol in no fewer than 13 and no more than 17 credits each semester
  • Select not more than two seminar courses each term

Students may enroll in a curricular stream and/or participate in any of the following alternative ways to receive credit:

  • a clinical or intensive program
  • a competitive moot or lawyering competition
  • an international exchange at a partner law school
  • an upper year law journal editor position
  • a supervised research paper under the supervision of a full-time faculty member
  • an upper-year or graduate level course in another faculty at York University or at a partner institution