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LL.M. programs within the Institute of Air and Space Law (Thesis and Non-Thesis)

Air and Space Law LL.M. with Thesis or Non-Thesis (45 credits)

The Thesis program is suited to students who wish to focus on original scholarly research and writing under the supervision of a law professor. The Air and Space Law LL.M. with Thesis involves 20 credits in course work and 25 research credits.

In turn, the Non-Thesis program is suited to students who wish to gain a wide exposure to a range of taught courses within, and related to, the domain of Air and Space Law. The Non-Thesis option requires the completion of 27 course credits and a substantial Supervised Research Project (18 credits) during the third term of registration.

For an explanation of the "Thesis" and "Non-Thesis" programs, see Differences between the LL.M. Thesis and Non-Thesis options.

LL.M. in Air and Space Law Thesis and Non-Thesis requirements

Master of Laws with Thesis Master of Laws Non-Thesis
Credits 45 credits
(25 research credits + 20 course credits)
45 credits
(18 research credits + 27 course credits)
Required courses ASPL 633 - Public International Air Law
ASPL 636 - Private International Air Law
ASPL 637 - Space Law: General Principles
ASPL 633 - Public International Air Law
ASPL 636 - Private International Air Law
ASPL 637 - Space Law: General Principles
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
18 credits:
ASPL 655 - Research Project 1
ASPL 656 - Research Project 2
ASPL 657 - Research Project 3
Complementary credits* Elective courses (11)

4 credits from the following:
CMPL 610D1 - Legal Research Methodology / CMPL 610D2 - Legal Research Methodology
CMPL 641 - Theoretical Approaches to Law
+
7 credits
Elective courses (18)

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