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Domestic Tuition (Excluding Supplementary Fees) International Tuition (Excluding Supplementary Fees)
$24,132.02 $35,537.70

Fees include the required course materials. Where assigned, textbooks are provided in hard copy and all other course materials and readings are provided in electronic format only.

Program fees are paid in installments each term:

  • Students in the International Business Law specialization pay fees over four full-time terms
  • Students in all other full-time specialization pay fees over three full-time terms
  • Students in part-time specializations pay fees over six part-time terms

Students who complete the program in fewer than the above will have their final installment added at the end of their program. Students who require more than the above will be subject to additional tuition fees.

Supplementary Fees

Supplementary fees are included in each term’s tuition fee installment and are subject to change each term based on approval by York’s Board of Governors and in accordance with guidelines set by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. For more information please see Student Financial Services.

For information on current supplementary fees, please see Student Financial Services Course and Program Fees page.

Additional Fees

Registration Fee: $15 per term (non-refundable).

International Students’ Health Insurance: The University Health Insurance Plans (UHIP) is mandatory for all international students. This does not apply to domestic students. For more information, visit the York International website.

Domestic Students’ Health Insurance: Full-time domestic students York University Graduate Students’ Association (YUGSA) health plan. The plan is mandatory for all full-time students without comparable coverage for drugs AND dental and is optional for those registered part-time.

Videoconferencing:  Students who opt to participate in the program via videoconference will be provided with the required hardware and software at a cost of $300. This fee is in addition to the tuition fees listed above.

Financial Assistance

Financial Aid

Students in the Professional LLM program may qualify for financial aid if they meet the eligibility criteria. Please visit York’s Student Financial Services website for more information.

Royal Bank Credit Line for OsgoodePD LLM Students

Students in the Professional LLM program may qualify for Royal Bank Credit Line of up to $80,000 at a preferential interest rate. For further details and contact information, please refer to the Information Sheet.

Bursaries

Osgoode Professional Development bursaries are granted to LLM students with financial need. Applications are accepted once every Fall, Winter and Summer. To be eligible students must have completed at least one term of study.

Scholarships and Awards

International Student Entrance Scholarships

Entrance scholarships are awarded to international students applying to a full-time LLM program who demonstrate the strongest academic ability and potential as indicated by their application materials. The maximum amount awarded is $5,000. All individuals who apply and have submitted all required documents by late February of the year in which they intend to start the program and meet the criteria are eligible for these scholarships and will automatically be considered for an entrance scholarship (see application deadlines for details). If a scholarship is awarded, it will be credited to the student’s financial account during the Winter term.

The Professor Marilyn L. Pilkington Award

Professor Marilyn L. Pilkington, the Dean of Osgoode Hall Law School from 1993 to 1998 and founder of Osgoode Professional Development, established this award to be given to a student pursuing studies in the LLM program. The award will be granted annually (each Fall term) to a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, protected person, resident of Ontario, on the basis of academic achievement and financial need. Preference will be given to a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School.

Academic Waivers and Tax Credits

Academic Fee Waiver for Senior Citizens (Partial For OsgoodePD LLM Programs)

Note that this fee waiver is administered by York University, not OsgoodePD. The fee waiver is a partial waiver for this program and is capped at the current Faculty of Graduate Studies part-time tuition fee rate and covers academic fees only. Students are responsible for any additional charges including interest charges, student health and dental plans, course materials fees, supplementary fees, etc.

For more information see the Waivers and Payments by a Third Party (External Agency) page on York University’s website.

Tuition and Education Tax Credit

Students may qualify for a tax credit for tuition fees and education amounts. The amount of the tax credit depends on each student’s taxable income. For information, please consult Canada Revenue Agency’s Information on Students and Income Tax.

+ Non-Degree Programs: Single Course Enrollment


Fees for Fall 2017 & Winter 2018 Term Courses (Includes Supplementary Fees)
Domestic Students International Students
Single Course without Assessment (audit) 3 credit course $2,091.33 plus HST 3 credit course $3,041.80 plus HST
6 credit course $4,182.65 plus HST 6 credit course $6,083.60 plus HST
9 credit course $6,273.99 plus HST 9 credit course $9,125.40 plus HST
Single Course with Assessment 3 credit course $2,091.33 3 credit course $3,041.80
6 credit course $4,182.65 6 credit course $6,083.60
9 credit course $6,273.99 9 credit course $9,125.40

 

Fees include the required course materials. Where assigned, textbooks are provided in hard copy and all other course materials and readings are provided in electronic format only.

Additional Fees

Registration Fee: $15 per term (non-refundable).

Videoconferencing: Students who opt to participate in the program via videoconference will be provided with the required hardware and software at a cost of $300. This fee is in addition to the tuition fees listed above.Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Single Course with Assessment

Once you have accepted your offer of admission you will be registered in course(s) and fees will be applied to your student account. Course withdrawals are subject to the non-degree students refund policy:

Refund Amount Deadline
Full Refund 10 business days before start of course or earlier
60% Refund Before second day of course
No Refund Second day of course or later

Course drop requests must be made in writing by submitting the completed Course Transaction Form to the Graduate Program Assistant for the course.

Single Course without Assessment (Audit)

Payment in full to Osgoode Professional Development is required upon acceptance of your application for LLM Single Courses. A full refund (less a $75 administration fee) will be issued for cancellations received in writing a minimum of 14 days prior to the course start date. Written cancellations received less than 14 days before the course start date will be refunded subject to a $250 administration fee. No refunds will be issued after the course commences; non-attendance or withdrawal after the course start date will incur the full fee.