Osgoode Hall Law School - York University

Osgoode Hall Law School
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M3J 1P3

Law (PhD)

Program Information
Faculty: Osgoode Hall Law School
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law (Graduate Level)Canadian Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence (Graduate Level)Health Law (Graduate Level)International Business, Trade, and Tax Law (Graduate Level)Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other
Description The PhD-Research stream is a full-time advanced degree involving extensive, research-intensive study, suitable for students who aim for an academic position. It requires course and seminar work, a 60-page dissertation proposal (about 20,000 words) and a dissertation of 300-350 pages (approximately 100,000 words), both of which are orally examined.
Website: Law (PhD) at Osgoode Hall Law School - York University
Areas of Research: State and Citizen; Social Justice; Equality & Law; Law in the Digital Age; Law and Economic Governance; Environmental, Health and Sustainability Studies; Legal Ethics, Process, and Dispute Resolution; Clinical Legal Education; Legal Theory; Transnational Law
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:

Tuition fee determined by number of courses.
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 73
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Dissertation proposal of 1,000 to 1,500 words also required.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: July 29, 2014