Apply for your OsgoodePD Professional LLM in 3 steps.
Below you’ll find information on applying to LLM Degree programs through the York University application portal. We encourage applicants to apply early to our LLM programs as the OsgoodePD Admissions Committee meets regularly to review completed files.
If you’re interested in applying for Single Course Enrollment, you can find instructions on how to apply here.
Step 1: Complete and Submit your Online Application Form
Submit your application form using York University’s Graduate Studies Application Form. A non-refundable application fee of $100CAD is required, payable by Visa or MasterCard.
‘Goal of Study’
On the ‘Goal of Study’ section, select:
- The term in which your specialization is scheduled to begin
- Part Time Studies or Full Time Studies*
- “I wish to study toward a degree.”
- Under the Degree Selection list a pop-up box will appear. Enter ‘LLM’ in the Search all Columns box on the top right corner.
- Select the specialization you wish to apply to
*Note that Full-Time applications are only accepted during the Fall term.
Step 2: Wait for Application Confirmation
After you’ve submitted your online application we’ll be in touch within 3-5 business days to provide you with your student/application number so that you can proceed to the next steps.
Step 3: Upload your Supporting Application Documents and Order/Upload your Transcripts
Once you’ve received your application number, you can begin to upload your supporting application documents via Myfile, mail your transcripts, and (if applicable) submit language test scores.
> Required Supporting Application Documents
The application documents listed represent the minimum requirements for graduate degree programs – submitting these documents does not guarantee admission.
Current Resume / CV
> If you have been called to the bar please indicate the year and jurisdiction
> An academic or professional piece of written work that demonstrates your academic writing ability - critical thinking, research, analysis of at least 5 pages;
> If you are submitting a longer document (i.e. a dissertation) submit an excerpt of approximately 20 pages;
>If you don’t have a suitable writing sample, write a brief analytical comment on a legal topic that is of interest to you (preferably related to the specialization of which you’ve applied)
The LLM Supplementary Form
> Complete our Supplementary Form: 2-3 business days after you have received notification of your student number and Myfile access from York University, we will send you an email providing you a link to our supplementary form to complete.
Transcripts from every post-secondary institution you have attended are required.
For the purposes of your initial application, you can either send your official transcripts (mailing address below) or upload copies of transcripts through Myfile. Uploaded transcripts are sufficient for the initial assessment of your application. However, your admission will be conditional pending till the receipt of official final transcripts.
The Osgoode Review Committee meets regularly to review only completed files. The committee will be in contact with you if they require further details to support your application.
If you’re contacted for more information:
A member of the Admissions department will contact you via email to provide documents as soon as possible. If during this process, you have any questions, please contact the Admissions department.
Once a decision is issued:
Our Admission team will be in contact via email to provide you with the details and the next steps in your application process.