Program highlights

Entry to the program is limited to ensure a supportive and collegial environment that affords students with quality time with faculty supervisors and opportunities for close engagement with the academic life of the College. Generous funding support is available, including scholarships for highly qualified students and travel grants to support students who travel for their thesis research or to present their work at national and international conferences. A wide range of courses as well as faculty seminars and guest lectures in the College of Law and throughout the University are open to graduate students. As well, our College provides its graduate students with office space and opportunities to get involved in teaching and research at the College.

Recent news and publications

Emily Harris successfully defended her thesis Addressing the Needs of Patients with Rare Diseases in Canada: An Evaluation of Orphan Drug Incentives on January 8, 2018. Supervisor: Barbara von Tigerstrom.

Oluwatoyin Omotoso successfully defended her thesis Towards Indigenous Consent within Consultation in Resource Development: An Examination of Legal Standards for Consent on Aboriginal Title Lands on December 14, 2017. Supervisor: Dwight Newman.

Brea Lowenberger successfully defended her thesis Operationalizing and Assessing Reflective Practice in Legal Education: A Window of Opportunity on November 20, 2017. Supervisor: Michaela Keet.

Christina Abbott successfully defended her thesis Street Checks and Canadian Youth:  A Critical Legal Analysis on September 8, 2017. Supervisor: Sarah Buhler.

Antwi Frimpong successfully defended his thesis Using Technology for Access to Justice in Ghana and Canada: Examining the Digital Divide on August 24, 2017. Supervisor: Sarah Buhler.

Molla Abey successfully defended his thesis Anomaly of Existing Intellectual Property Protection for Software on May 26, 2017.
Supervisor: Martin Phillipson

Clayton Miller successfully defended his thesis entitled Judicial Mediation in British Columbia: Moving Towards a More Effective Process on March 16, 2017.
Supervisor: Beth Bilson


Contact us

Questions? Need additional information? Please contact:

Heather Heavin, Associate Dean Graduate Studies and Research

For more information on applying to the LLM program:
U of S Future Graduate Students website