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Options for Internationally Trained Law Graduates

International Student Admissions

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Whether you want to specialize in a practice area, are on the road to accreditation, or need additional training in the foundations of Canadian law, OsgoodePD’s programs will provide you with the knowledge and support you need to succeed.

OsgoodePD delivers the broadest range of programs available in Canada (and online) for internationally-trained lawyers and experienced professionals. Choose from LLM degrees, non-credit programs and preparatory programs that have the curriculum to suit your needs:

Program Full Time Options Part Time Options Pathway to Accreditation Degree Program Career Development Support
Canadian Common Law
International Business Law
Tax Law - Full Time
General Law - Full Time
Online NCA Exam Prep
Certificate in Foundations for Graduate Legal Studies
YUELI’s Intensive Advanced Legal English Program

Who takes OsgoodePD's programs?

Our students come from a variety of backgrounds and are attracted to OsgoodePD programs for different reasons. Our students include:

  • Canadian citizens who completed their law degree abroad, and want to undertake accreditation to be licensed to practice in Canada

  • Internationally trained lawyers and experienced professionals who manage legal issues and risks and want to have the legal expertise to inform their decision-making

  • Recent law school graduates who want to specialize in a practice area to gain a competitive edge

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Full-Time LLM Options

Whether you are looking to specialize with a professional graduate degree or start the process of qualifying to practice common law in Canada, there’s a program at Osgoode to suit your needs. Learn more about your options by attending a complimentary Information Session webinar.


Open House

Information Sessions are held at Osgoode Hall Law School, located at York University, and Osgoode Professional Development, located in downtown Toronto. Learn more about your options by attending a complimentary onsite Information Session.


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