Faculty of Law

Master of Laws in Comparative Common Law (LL.M.)
Program structure

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Graduate 2-328-1-2

Course listing

Official title
Type Maîtrise en droit (LL. M.)
Number 2-328-1-2

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.

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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

DRT 6466 Legal research and drafting seminar

3 Credits

DRT 6562 Epistemology and methodology of the common law

3 Credits

DRT 6563 Civil and common law systems

1 Credits

DRT 6565 Foundations of the common law

2 Credits

Block 70B - Basic elements

Mandatory - 21 credits

DRT 6585 Comparative constitutional law

3 Credits

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