Students registered in the Internationally Trained Lawyer Pathway are considered National Committee on Accreditation Special Students and take courses for credit to fulfill NCA requirements. These credits do not lead toward a degree or diploma at the University of Alberta or any other institution.


Curriculum requirements are tailored to each student’s NCA Assessment Report. Students may register in one or more course in keeping with the report:

LAW 401 Foundations to Law
LAW 410 Contracts
LAW 420 Criminal Law
LAW 430 Torts
LAW 440 Property Law
LAW 450 Administrative Law
LAW 451 Corporations
LAW 453 Evidence
LAW 456 Professional Responsibility

Students may register in a maximum of 10 courses or 35 credits (whichever comes first) within an academic year.