LL.M. in Taxation


  • Master of laws (LL.M.)
  • Starting date: September
  • Tuition Fee: 10,000 - 15,000 USD
  • Language: English
  • Program type: Part-time; Full-time
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Specialization: Taxation


Application Form

Application fees
: Canadian and Permanent Resident applicants: $91.80 CDN; International applicants: $153 CDN

Supporting Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • University transcripts
  • English Language Proficiency Test Results
  • Thesis Proposal
  • Proposed Thesis Supervisors
  • Letters of reference

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The LL.M. in Taxation is a one year, full time non-thesis degree, with a part-time option. 

Students in the LLM Tax program complete 30 credits, consisting of 16 required credits in tax law and policy courses, at least 8 elective credits in tax law and policy courses (up to 4 of which can be a directed research project supervised by a UBC Faculty member or can be taken through courses offered at another Faculty on approval by the Director of the Program and the other Faculty), and up to 6 elective credits in other law courses. 

For most full-time students, two academic terms plus an introductory intensive course taught in August will be required to the complete the course requirements.

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