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How to Apply


Come join us! Follow these 3 steps to apply:

For all graduate applicants:

Step 1

Complete an online application and pay your C$100 application fee (payable by credit card).

OR

Print a Graduate Studies Application Form and send your completed form and C$100 application fee (cheque or money order, payable to Dalhousie University) by mail to the Registrar's Office:

Office of the Registrar
Dalhousie University
Room 130, 6299 South Street
Henry Hicks Academic Admin Building
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2
CANADA

Step 2

Arrange for the following documentation to be sent to the Schulich School of Law, Graduate Studies Office:

  1. Two copies of your official university transcripts (originals or notarized photocopies if in English or French – or notarized translations if in any other language). Your transcripts must include every university degree program you've attended. They must be sent directly from the granting university to the Schulich School of Law Graduate Studies Office.
  2. If you are an international student and if your medium of instruction was not English, results from your English language proficiency test.  These results must be sent directly from the office that administered the test.
  3. TWO letters of reference, preferably from academic specialists in law who are familiar with your work and your scholarly capabilities. These letters must be sent directly from the referees to the Schulich School of Law Graduate Studies Office.

Graduate Studies Office
Schulich School of Law
Dalhousie University
Room 410, 6061 University Avenue
PO BOX 15000
Halifax NS B3H 4R2
CANADA

For LLM applicants only:

Step 3

 


Send the following to the Schulich School of Law, Graduate Studies Office:

1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Complete list of publications (if any)
3. Statement indicating whether you are applying for: a) coursework or thesis-based LLM; and b) full or part-time.
4. If applying for thesis-based LLM, a brief thesis proposal (approximately 300 words)

For doctoral applicants only:

Step 3
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Complete list of publications (if any)
3. Thesis proposal (maximum approximately 3000 words)