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University of British Columbia - Faculty of Law


updated: January 2013
sources: University of British Columbia, wiki



The University of British Columbia Faculty of Law is one of the largest English language legal programs in Canada, with over 600 law students.

The three-year Juris Doctor (J.D.) program is noted for its coursework breadth. The faculty also offers Master of Laws (LL.M.), Master of Jurisprudence (M.Jur.) and doctorate (Ph. D.) degrees.

The faculty has a unique emphasis on Pacific Rim issues, aboriginal law, and feminist law.


University of British Columbia - Faculty of Law      Location:
     University of British Columbia
     Faculty of Law
     1822 East Mall
     Vancouver, BC, Canada
     V6T 1Z4
Flavelle House


General Reference

Applications Received 2000
First Year Law Students Accepted 180
LSAT 164
GPA CGPA 82% (approximately 3.8 on a 4.3 scale)
Application Deadline (Regular) December 1
Last LSAT Accepted February Test
Application Fee $80
Online Application University of British Columbia Faculty of Law Online Application
Tuition and Expenses approx $11,000/year (2012/2013) Canadian
approx $24,000/year (2012/2013) International
Regular Admission Requirements
  • obtained an undergraduate degree in an approved course of studies from a degree-granting university
  • successfully completed the first three years (minimum 90 credits)
  • or more of an approved course of studies leading to an undergraduate degree at UBC or completed the equivalent at a degree-granting university

OR

  • successfully completed the first two years of studies leading to an undergraduate degree at UBC or other degree-granting university, and be currently enrolled in the third year of the degree program.
Admission Committee Considerations consider all complete courses leading to your first undergraduate degree, if you are currently enrolled in your final year, those courses will not be included in the calculation of your GPA. 12 of your worst credits are excluded if you have a four-year degree, (the equivalent of 4 semester courses or two year long classes). if you are third year, 6 of your worst credits excluded.
Scholarships/Bursaries/Awards
  • students receive over $4.5 million in funding, including $300,000 in scholarships and $700,000 in non-repayable bursaries and work-study wages

Scholarships and Financial Aid

Admissions Office UBC Faculty of Law
Admissions Office
1822 East Mall,
Vancouver, BC
V6T 1Z1
Admissions Contact (Phone) 604-822-6303
Admissions Contact (Email) admissions@law.ubc.ca


Program Information

Combined Degrees J.D./M.A. in Asia Pacific Policy Studies
J.D./M.B.A. Program with The Sauder School of Business (4 years)
School Composition & Population approx 550 students, over 40
Transfers Yes, only within Canada
Part-Time Student Students in this program must complete, at a minimum, half of the normal course load for fulltime students in each academic year

Special Programs

 

J.D./M.B.A. Program,
J.D./M.A. in Asia Pacific Policy Studies

University of Hawaii and UBC Joint Legal Education Program

University of HK and UBC Joint Legal Education Program degree program.

Course Curriculum (1st year) J.D. First Year Curriculum


 

 
 
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