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Don’t want to commit to a degree right now? Consider taking up to 12 credits as a non-degree student through Single Course Enrollment (SCE). Choosing to complete LLM courses through Single course Enrolment allows you the flexibility of applying your credits to a future LLM degree.

Program Starts & Deadlines:

Currently Accepting Applications for: Summer 2021 

The Fall 2021 course list and application will go live on May 30.

Summer 2021 Deadlines:

SCE applications are reviewed twice. All applicants are encouraged to apply by the early deadline:

Early: March 1, 2021 (Courses that start in April or May)
Late: May 15, 2021 (Courses that start in June, July, and August)

Current Offerings

Summer 2021


Application Requirements

Application Requirements

CV LLB Transcript Current NCA Assessment Year of Call Proof of Language Proficiency
Pursuing your NCA Accreditation Required Required* Required** n/a Required – see Language Proficiency table below
Currently licensed to practice law in Canada n/a Required

*LLB/JD Transcript copy required: Applicants must include degree certificate if the transcript does not confirm the degree has been conferred. If your transcripts are in a language other than English, you will also need to ensure to provide copies of certified translations.
**NCA assessment must have a date in the future beyond the term for which you are applying (not expired).

Language Proficiency

If your first language is not English, you must supply proof of language proficiency as set out in the table below. You may be exempted from this requirement if you have completed at least one year of full-time study at an accredited university in a country (or institution) where English is the only official language of instruction at the university level, not only at the program level.

Language Proficiency Tests & Minimum Scores

Test Type Test Score Website Email
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) – Paper Based

*MyBest results is not accepted for this requirement

625 (with minimum of 5 on TWE) TOEFL Website

University Code 0894

TOEFL – Computer Based

*MyBest results is not accepted for this requirement

263 TOEFL Website

University Code 0894

TOEFL – iBT (Internet Based)

*MyBest results is not accepted for this requirement

102-109 TOEFL Website

University Code 0894

IELTS 7.5 overall and 7.0 in reading and writing IELTS website ed@britcoun.org
YUELI – York University English Language Institute Level 9 with Distinction YUELI website yueli@yorku.ca
CAEL – Canadian Academic English Language Assessment Overall score of 70 with no component less than 60 CAEL Website info@cael.ca
Certificate in Foundations for Graduate Legal Studies Pass with Honours Certificate Website international-opd@osgoode.yorku.ca
NCA Assessment letter copy


NCA online portal screen print

Must state language requirements has been met (accepted for SCE only) NCA info@flsc.ca

*MyBest results is not accepted for this requirement

How to Apply

Below you will find information on applying to Single Course Enrollment (SCE) through the OsgoodePD application portal.

Step 1: Create Your OsgoodePD Applicant Profile

The process begins by creating an applicant profile in our online application portal. This portal allows us to gather your information, transcripts, and other documents electronically. Once you have done that, you will receive an email with directions to create a new password for your application, along with a link to access the application. Please make note of your log in credentials so that you can access your application in the future. If you experience any technical difficulties with your application, you can email admissionsopd@osgoode.yorku.ca.

Step 2: Upload Your Application Documents

You will be asked to complete your personal details and upload relevant documents as you progress through the application. You will be able to log into the applicant portal and use the documents check list to see if any items are still outstanding.

Keep in mind that in order for the Admissions Committee to review your application, your file must be complete – meaning that you must have submitted all required documents including a copy of your LLB/JD transcripts, current CV/Resume and proof of English proficiency copy (if required).


Upload an up-to-date resume/CV. Please indicate the year that you’ve been called to the bar and also the jurisdiction.



Upload full and complete copies of your unofficial LLB transcripts

NOTE: If you graduated from Osgoode Hall law School JD/LLB and do not have copies of your transcripts we will obtain your Transcripts on your behalf. Please provide your York student number with the application and ensure that you have no outstanding fees, so that your transcript can be released.

**Submitted transcripts become the property of York University and will not be returned.

Proof of Language

Language Results need to be uploaded as scanned pdf copies (if required)

** If you are required to provide language results and do not have copies of those, you will need to order official copies to be sent to us by mail to the address provided below. Electronic result submission is permitted if received directly from the issuing test centre (ex. IELTS, TOEFL) to admissions-opd@osgoode.yorku.ca.

By Mail

By Courier

Osgoode Professional Development Admissions
Osgoode Hall Law School
York University
4700 Keele Street, Toronto, ON
Canada M3J 1P3
Osgoode Professional Development Admissions
Osgoode Hall Law School
lgnat Kaneff Building, 92 Scholars Walk
Room 0015
York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, ON

NCA assessment

If you are an internationally trained law graduate working on your NCA accreditation you will need to provide a copy of your NCA assessment. This can be the copy of the NCA assessment letter you received or a screen print of your NCA online portal.

Step 3: Pay and Submit

At the end of your application form, there will be a required, non-refundable $50 CAD application fee. After submitting the application fee, please wait for the confirmation message, which verifies that your payment has been approved. Once you see this message, you will be able to submit your completed application.

Please note, refused credit card charges automatically halt processing of the application. If you encounter any technical challenges, you can contact admissions-opd@osgoode.yorku.ca for help.

Step 4: Now What?

You will receive an email from OsgoodePD Admissions as soon as a decision is available. If you receive an offer of admissions, it will include a deadline to accept your offer.

SCE Application Notes

  • A JD/LLB is required for entry as an SCE student.
  • Students can take a lifetime maximum of 12 credits as a non-degree student.
  • SCE admission is based on space availability within the LLM courses after LLM students are registered in courses.
  • OsgoodePD will not review applications until after the application deadline. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that they have submitted all required documents. Incomplete applications will not be considered.