Queen's University Law School Degrees - Undergraduate and Graduate
Law undergraduate (LLB) and graduate (LLM, LLD, MJur, JSD, DCL or PhD) degree programs provided by Queen's University.
Undergraduate Law DegreesAcademically, at the undergraduate level, the Faculty offers 5 main programs including a 3-year Bachelor of Laws (LL.B), including a part-time option, two 4-year combined co-operative programs including the LL.B/Master of Public Administration and LL.B./Master of Industrial Relations, a 4-year Common Law/Civil Law degree, in cooperation with the University of Sherbrooke, and a 4-year joint LL.B./Master of Business Administration. The latter will be offered jointly with the Queen's University's School of Business starting in 2007. LL.B. students may also attain course credit while studying abroad at 1 of numerous schools around the world with which the Faculty has a student exchange partnership.
Such schools include the City University of Hong Kong, National University of Singapore, Thomas Jefferson University in California, Université Jean Moulin in Lyon, France, University of Groningen in the Netherlands, and the Universities of Melbourne, New South Wales, and Sydney in Australia. The Faculty also operates an International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle at Hailsham, East Sussex, UK where students can spend a term earning course credit including 'a summer international law study abroad program.'
Graduate Law DegreesAt the graduate level, the Faculty, in conjunction with the School of Graduate Studies and Research, offers a 1-year Master of Laws degree (LL.M). Areas of emphasis available to LL.M students include Constitutional and Administrative Law, Corporate and Securities Law, Criminal Law and Criminal Policy, Family and Children's Law, Feminist Legal Studies, Health Law, Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law, International Legal Studies (including Human Rights, Trade, Environmental and Refugee Law), Labour Relations, Taxation, and Theories of Private Law.
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