Overview and specifics

Admission in winter

Academic regulations

Studies in this program are governed by the educational regulations of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.  To be admitted as a regular student in Master of Laws in Comparative Common Law program, candidates must:

1. Admission requirements

Meet the general admission requirements of the “Règlement pédagogique de la Faculté des études supérieures et postdoctorales” (educational regulations of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies).

Graduates of a foreign university:

  • Possess a Bachelor of laws degree or an equivalent degree
  • Have obtained an average  of at least 3,0 on 4,3 or the equivalent.

Graduates of a canadian university:

  • Possess a J.D. of the Université de Montréal.
  • Have obtained, at J.D. of the Université de Montréal, an average of at least 3,0 on 4,3.

An english test and/or a personal interview may be required. The program held in English.

The subjects are taught in English so that the concepts, notions and rules can be thoroughly communicated, thereby reflecting the applicable law and the vocabulary used in professional settings.

The dean is not required to admit all candidates who meet the eligibility requirements.

2. Statuts
Students register full time.

3. Transfer from the micro-program in U.S. common law or from the Université de Montréal’s J.D. to the LL.M.
Some courses completed as part of a microprogram or a J.D. can be credited to the Master in Law, Comparative Common Law Option.

4. Program length
The maximum length is three full-time semesters and one semester in report writing or in correction (four semesters). The minimum length is three full-time semesters.

5. Granting of degrees and certificates
Successful completion of the program leads to the Master in Law, Comparative Common Law Option.

Read the Règlement pédagogique des Études supérieures et postdoctorales.

Consult the Règlement pédagogique des études supérieures et postdoctorales.

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