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UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA - [UOTTAWA], OTTAWA, ONTARIO - PROGRAMS

Ottawa, OntarioLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1848Established Year
  41951Enrollment

Certificate (Law)

 1 year
 30 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

Offered by     Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

$ 12,579 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • Certificate in Law is a one year program at the University of Ottawa.
  • This program is taught in English and French. So, students must opt for their language of Instruction.
  • The national program, the general certificate in Law, and the minor in Law are offered in both English and French.
  • University of Ottawa's Faculty of Law is among the 100 best law schools in the world. 
  • According to Times Higher Education's 2020 World University Rankings, the Faculty places 92nd out of 190 universities worldwide and 5th out of all Canadian law schools. 
  • The International Outlook of this Program is 89.6%.
  • The student to teacher ratio is 12:1 which helps increase in interaction between professors and students.
  • The majority of the classes have 20 students which boost Students Performance.
  • To apply for any Scholarship a student must have at least 80% marks.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Certificate
Duration1 year
Total Credits30
Fees$ 12,579 for 1 year or 30 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Apr 01)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Offered by Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
Program Urlhttps://catalogue.uottawa.ca/en/undergrad/certificate-law/#text

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Applicants have at least an A- or 80% average overall (CGPA).
  • The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is mandatory for all applicants.
  • The minimum qualification required to attend the program: Higher Secondary School Certificate.

Language Requirments:

  • The students must be able to understand and fluently speak the language of instruction (French or English) in the program. Proof of linguistic proficiency may be required at the time of admission.
  • The students whose official language is not English must submit the English Language Proficiency scores like IELTS or TOEFL.

Indian Student Eligibility:

  • The students must have completed 10th and intermediate i.e 12th grade which has mathematics courses with 70% marks.
  • The minimum qualification required to attend the program: Higher Secondary School Certificate.
  • The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is mandatory for this program.


Required Document List

The Documents required are:

  • Higher Secondary School Certificate - The marks statement provided by the education board after completion of the higher secondary education.
  • Financial Documentation - The Proof that shows the financial background of the student.
  • Letter of Recommendation - This shows who recommended the student to pursue the degree.
  • Statement of Purpose - This is an essay or any written statement written by the student while applying.
  • English Language Requirement Scores like TOEFLIELTS,..etc.


Application Deadline

Fall
Apr 01


Scores Required

7 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

100 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tuition fees$12579

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 4,420
Meals$ 5,350
Living expenses$ 2,990

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #76/ 300

Law [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020

VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • Student Visa and Visitor Visa (Optional) are required to study in Canada. 
  • The Student visa is a document that the Canadian government issues that allow foreign nationals to study at institutions in Canada.
  • A student visa is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. The 90 days lets the student prepare to leave Canada or apply to extend their stay.
  • The cost of the student visa is 113 USD.
  • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
    • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
    • Proof of identity 
    • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

Work Study

The Work-Study Program gives the student a chance to work On-campus if the student is a full-time student:

  • Work Part-time during the academic year to earn around 2,250 USD.
  • Work Full time during the summer months to earn close to 4,500 USD.

The Applications are to be submitted on the university page for the future work term.

  • Spring/Summer term - March 14 to June 13
  • Fall term - August 1 to October 10
  • Winter term - December 1 to January 31

Some jobs available on campus are:

  • Student ambassador
  • Student mentor
  • Research assistant
  • Assistant editor
  • Assistant fundraising officer
  • Theatre costume assistant

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