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UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN - [USASK], SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN - PROGRAMS

Saskatoon, SaskatchewanLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1907Established Year
  22400Enrollment

Master of Laws [L.L.M]

 16 months
 full time
  English
 on campus
  Thesis Based

Field of Study

Offered by     College of Law, University of Saskatchewan

$ 5,048 

1st Year
Fees

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • The University of Saskatchewan offers a Master of Laws program for a duration of 16 months.
  • This course is offered on a full-time basis.
  • The program consists of two options: thesis and project option for a minimum of 30 units.
  • This program is offered through the College of Law by the University of Saskatchewan College of Graduate Studies.
  • In this program, the thesis is written under the supervision of a designated faculty member and, upon completion, is read by an appointed Advisory Committee.
  • The program offering supervision in a wide range of areas, including:
    • Aboriginal law and Indigenous peoples' rights
    • Administration of justice
    • Administrative and municipal law
    • Bankruptcy and insolvency
    • Business organizations and corporate law
    • Commercial law (domestic and international), and etc
  • The faculty and student ratio for this program are 1:17.
  • The average salary goes up to 62,105 after completing this program.
  • At the University of Saskatchewan, there are more than 25000 students that have come from over 130 countries.
  • This university offers more than 130 programs, it has 13 colleges, 6 affiliated colleges, and three graduate schools under it.
  • They offer multiple scholarships, around $13 million are provided for scholarships, bursaries, and awards.
  • It ranked at #401 by the survey reports of Times World University Ranking, 2020 in the world, and 16-18 in Canada.
  • The university comprises of 3 campuses spread in the area of 2,425 acres across the regions of Saskatoon, Regina, and Prince Albert.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration16 months
Fees$ 5,572 for 16 months
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 15)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Offered by College of Law, University of Saskatchewan
Program Urlhttps://grad.usask.ca/programs/law.php

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Applicants have a cumulative weighted average of at least 70% in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units).
  • A Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university.
  • Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants, whose first language is not English.
  • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this program.

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

  • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
  • Completed a master’s degree with first-class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.


Required Document List

Required Documents are:

  • Three academic or professional references: Three Letters of recommendation (completed via an online application process, no need to send to CGPS from the issuing institution)
  • CV/Resume: Resume/CV should be a one or two page concise summary of skills, experience, and education.
  • Offer Letter: Students must submit have an offer letter.
  • Test Results: Provide proof of English proficiency, if English is not the first language in student country, as proof of IELTS/TOEFL result scores is to be submitted.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 15


Scores Required

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

60 / 90

Avg. Score in

PTE


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tuition fees$5048
Others$524
Total fees$5572

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Room and board$ 6,624
Food$ 480

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #151/ 300

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Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
  • A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
  • The student must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program, or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
  • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
  • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
  • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
  • A student VISA is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
  • 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

  • On-campus working options are available for full-time students.
  • In case, an institution has campuses in different cities, students must not work on the campus where they are enrolled full-time.
  • Working as a teaching or research assistant at a library, hospital, or research facility affiliated with the institution is also an option for students.
  • An International student with a valid student visa is eligible to work off-campus while completing studies.


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