LL.M in Dispute Resolution
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- Master of laws (LL.M.)
- Starting date: Fall
- Tuition Fee: 25,000 - 30,000 USD
- Language: English
- Program type: Part-time
- Duration: 2 years
- Specialization: Resolution
- Application deadline: May 09, 2018
This highly lauded specialization balances theory and practice to create a unique learning experience. Students have the chance to step outside the existing limitations of traditional conflict resolution processes and explore new approaches to resolving disputes. Students will explore: underlying causes of conflict among people and organizations, examine the methods available to resolve conflicts, learn to function more effectively when resolving conflict as a representative or a neutral, and improve their analysis, problem-solving and negotiation skills.
This specialization is available for:
- Law graduates with legal work experience or a strong demonstrated interest in dispute resolution.
- Professionals without a law degree who have at least five years of relevant senior work experience and wish to develop an advanced academic and practical understanding of dispute resolution for professional purposes.
- Introduction to Dispute Resolution
- The Theory and Practice of Dispute Resolution
- See the list here.
A Major Research Paper or Major Research Project
Total credits needed: 36
Note that students without a law degree from a Canadian institution are required to take Introduction to Graduate Legal Studies in their first term. For detailed degree requirements see Student Handbook.
Duration & Format
The Dispute resolution LLM can be completed on a part-time or full-time basis.
1. Part-time Dispute resolution LLM LLM: Part-time students can complete the specialization over two years (6 credits per term over six terms).
This two-year, part-time degree requires completion of 36 credits obtained through coursework and a Major Research Paper, or through coursework only.
There is no thesis requirement and your progress and performance is evaluated through short papers, presentations and take-home assignments. Each LLM incorporates a research requirement, which is typically evaluated on the basis of one or more papers.
The 2017/2018 tuition, which includes both years of the Professional LLM program and required course materials, is $24,132.02 for domestic students and $35,537.70 for international students, plus supplementary and additional fees. Tuition is subject to change without notice.
Program Starts & Deadlines
Program Start: Fall 2017
Applications Due: May 10, 2017
Program Start: Fall 2018
Applications Due: May 9, 2018