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Program structure


Maîtrise en droit (LL. M.)



Structure description

Version 01 (H19)

The Master’s degree involves 45 credits.

The Dean approves the curriculum prepared by the student and oversees the completing of it. Each year, the Faculty Council determines, under the program accredited by the Curriculum Committee, which graduate courses are offered and whether they are mandatory or options.

Segment 70

Master’s credits are divided as follows: 39 mandatory credits, 9 of which are allocated to directed study and 6 of which are option credits.

Block 70A - Methodology Mandatory - 9 credits

Course Title Credits Period  
DRT 6466 Legal research and drafting seminar 3  
DRT 6562 Epistemology and methodology of the common law 3  
DRT 6563 Civil and common law systems 1  
DRT 6565 Foundations of the common law 2  

Block 70B - Basic elements Mandatory - 21 credits

Course Title Credits Period  
DRT 6566 Contracts 3  
DRT 6567 Torts 3  
DRT 6568 Real Property 3  
DRT 6569 Civil procedure 3  
DRT 6572 Remedies 3  
DRT 6573 Trusts-Estates 3  
DRT 6585 Comparative constitutional law 3  

Block 70C – Common law specialization Optional – Minimum 3 credits - Maximum 6 credits

Many optional courses as IP, comparative administrative law, commercial law, international contracts and criminal law.

Block 70F – Research paper Mandatory - 9 credits

Course Title Credits Period  
DRT 6465 Research paper 9  

Date of last modification: 23 March 2023

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