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Dalhousie University - Schulich School of Law


updated: January 2013
sources: Dalhousie University, wiki



The Schulich School of Law is part of Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Formerly called Dalhousie Law School, it was established in 1883, making it the oldest university-affiliated Common Law school in the Commonwealth. It is the primary law school in Atlantic Canada and attracts students from all parts of Canada. The law school is a member of the North American Consortium on Legal Education.

The school was renamed the Schulich School of Law in October 2009.


     Location:
     Dalhousie University
     Schulich School of Law
     6061 University Avenue
     Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
     B3H 4H9
Dalhousie Law


General Reference

Applications Received No Data or Not Applicable
First Year Law Students Accepted No Data or Not Applicable
LSAT No Data or Not Applicable
GPA No Data or Not Applicable
Application Deadline (Regular) February 28
Last LSAT Accepted June Test Not Accepted
Application Fee No Data or Not Applicable
Application Forms/Instructions Dalhousie Law Application Information
Application Dalhousie University Law Online Application
Tuition and Expenses $12,366/year (2011/12) Canadian
Regular Admission Requirements
  • The applicant must have received, with standing satisfactory to the Admissions Committee, the degree of Bachelor of Arts, Science or Commerce, or an equivalent degree from Dalhousie University or from another degree-granting college or university recognized by the Senate.
  • An applicant with no degree within rule (a) must have completed, with standing satisfactory to the Admissions Committee, at least three full years' studies after junior matriculation or two full years after senior matriculation of a course leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts, Science or Commerce or an equivalent degree at Dalhousie or at another degree-granting college or university recognized by the Senate. Normally, this means that the applicant is within one year of receiving a degree in the undergraduate programme followed. For the purposes of this rule junior matriculation means Nova Scotia Grade XI or equivalent and senior matriculation means Nova Scotia Grade XII or equivalent.
Admission Committee Considerations
  • Emphasis is placed primarily on an applicant's academic record and LSAT score; Admissions Committee also considers non-academic experience, letters of reference
Scholarships/Bursaries/Awards
  • Arthur Allister MacBain renewable entrance scholarship of $20,000
  • Law Foundation of Nova Scotia offers four renewable scholarships of $16,000
  • several $1,000 and $2,000 entrance scholarships awarded to students entering first year
  • various bursaries and financial aid
  • J. Gerald Godsoe Scholarship $10,000
  • Schulich Entrance Scholarshps $12,000-$15,000
Admissions Office Schulich School of Law
Dalhousie University
6061 University Ave.
PO Box 15000
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3H 4R2
Admissions Contact (Phone) 902-494-3495
Admissions Contact (Email) lawinfo@dal.ca


Program Information

Combined Degrees J.D./M.B.A. (4 years)
J.D./M.P.A.
J.D./M.L.I.S. (Master of Library and Information Studies)
J.D./M.H.S.A. (Master of Health Services Administration)
Transfer Student Yes
Mature Student Yes
Part-Time Student Yes
Special Programs Dalhousie Legal Aid Service
Judge's Clerkship Programme
Health Law Institute
Law and Technology Institue
Marine and Environmental Law Programme (MELP)
Course Curriculum (1st year) Bachelor of Laws First Year Courses


 

 
 
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