Comparative Law (Grad. Cert.)

Program Description

The Graduate Certificate (Gr. Cert.) in Comparative Law offered by the Institute of Comparative Law in the Faculty of Law is a course-based program that emphasizes rigorous and tailored learning opportunities. Our comprehensive and innovative program offers a specialized and practical curriculum designed to equip students with advanced skills in Comparative Law.

Unique Program Features

  • The program offers advanced training, particularly appropriate for jurists who wish to pursue graduate-level studies in areas such as civil, commercial, or human rights law;
  • The degree is awarded after one full-time term of residence in the Faculty and upon the completion of 15 course credits;
  • The program is structured to meet the individual needs of students and must be approved by the Associate Dean (Graduate Programs);
  • As a course-based program, no thesis or research project is required.

University-Level Admission Requirements

  • An eligible Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA out of a possible 4.0 GPA
  • English-language proficiency

Each program has specific admission requirements including required application documents. Please visit the program website for more details.

Visit our Educational credentials and grade equivalencies and English language proficiency webpages for additional information.

Department Contact

Graduate Program [at] (subject: Graduate%20Certificate%20in%20Comparative%20Law) (email)

Available Intakes


Application Deadlines

Intake Applications Open Application Deadline - International Application Deadline - Domestic (Canadian, Permanent Resident of Canada)
FALL September 15 December 1 December 1

Note: Application deadlines are subject to change without notice. Please check the application portal for the most up-to-date information.

Application Resources

Application Workshops

Consult our full list of our virtual application-focused workshops on the Events webpage.

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