Dalhousie University's Schulich Law School only accepts about 15 incoming students yearly for its LLM program. You can be one of these selected few if you will submit your applications now. Schulich Law's deadline for its September 2018 LLM intake is January 1, 2018.
Established in 1818, Dalhousie University is one of the oldest universities in Canada. It is located in Halifax in Nova Scotia, Canada and attracts about 19,000 students globally. Its Schulich Law School is the first ever university-based common law school in Canada after its founding in 1883. It has since been a model for legal education in the country with emphasis placed on public service.
Schulich Law's diverse and deep LLM program was first offered in 1951. The Law School provides students with two options for the Master of Laws course. The first option involves a combination of a thesis and three courses while the second option involves six courses with each course requiring the accomplishment of substantial research paper. Students can opt to finish the course in one year if taken full time, or two or more years on a part time basis.
To be eligible for admission to the LLM program, applicants must hold a law degree equivalent to Dalhousie's Juris Doctor. They should also gave graduated with at least an average grade of "B" or have an Upper Second Class Honors. Admission candidates whose native language is not English will have to go through an English proficiency test, i.e., IELTS or TOEFL. The acceptable grade for IETLS is not less than 7.5 or 600/250/100 for TOEFL.