Top Story: Welcome Class of 2024!

A new 1L class joined the University of Alberta Faculty of Law on September 7.

The 180 students hail from Alberta, B.C., Ontario and Saskatchewn and range in age from 21 to 50. (Another 20 students are enrolled in the Faculty’s one-year Internationally Trained Lawyer Pathway.)

The Orientation Day welcome, including a keynote address by Justice Russell Brown of the Supreme Court of Canada, is viewable on our YouTube channel.

Juris Doctor

The Juris Doctor is a three-year degree program with a reputation of providing students with a strong foundation in the law plus an array of opportunities for them to specialize in particular areas of interest. A four-year Juris Doctor/Masters of Business dual-degree program is also offered with the Faculty of Business.

2020 Application Deadline: December 1

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Master of Laws

The Master of Laws is a one-year research degree program which enables law students, lawyers and academics from related disciplines to hone legal expertise and conduct advanced research.

2021 Application Deadline: December 1

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Doctor of Philosophy

The Doctor of Philosophy is a three-year research degree program that attracts aspiring legal academics who have already completed a postgraduate degree in law.

2021 Application Deadline: December 1

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