LL.M. in Air and Space Law (Thesis and Non-Thesis)

The LLM Thesis program in Air and Space Law is available to applicants who wish to focus on original, scholarly research and writing under the supervision of a law professor. The thesis must show familiarity with previous work in the field and demonstrate the student’s capacity for independent analysis, writing skills, and organization. The LLM Non-Thesis program in Air and Space Law is available to applicants who wish to gain a wide exposure to a range of courses taught within and related to the domain of air and space law.

LL.M. in Air and Space Law Thesis and Non-Thesis requirements (based on program revision as of Fall 2017)

  Master of Laws with Thesis Master of Laws Non-Thesis
Credits 45 credits
(25 research credits + 20 course credits)
45 credits
(16 research credits + 29 course credits)
Required courses

11 credits:
ASPL 633 - Public International Air Law
ASPL 636 - Private International Air Law
ASPL 637 - Space Law: General Principles
LAWG 601 - Communication 1
LAWG 602 - Communication 2

11 credits:
ASPL 633 - Public International Air Law
ASPL 636 - Private International Air Law
ASPL 637 - Space Law: General Principles
LAWG 601 - Communication 1
LAWG 602 - Communication 2

Research Thesis
25 credits:
ASPL 690 - Master's Thesis 1
ASPL 691 - Master's Thesis 2
ASPL 692 - Master's Thesis 3
ASPL 693 - Master's Thesis 4
Research project
16 credits:
ASPL 655 - Research Project 1
ASPL 657 - Research Project 3
Complementary credits

Elective courses (9)

3 credits from the following:
CMPL 610D1 - Legal Research Methodology / CMPL 610D2 - Legal Research Methodology
CMPL 641 - Theoretical Approaches to Law

6 credits at the 500-level or higher, chosen from the Faculty of Law offerings (including ASPL offerings)

Elective courses (18)

3 credits from the following:
CMPL 610D1 - Legal Research Methodology / CMPL 610D2 - Legal Research Methodology
CMPL 641 - Theoretical Approaches to Law

15 credits at the 500-level or higher, chosen from the Faculty of Law offerings (including ASPL offerings)