Faculty of Law
Location: Murray and Anne Fraser Building, Room 119
Mailing Address:Faculty of Law, University of Victoria
PO Box 2400, STN CSC
Victoria, B.C. V8W 3H7
Courier Address:Room 119, Murray and Anne
University of Victoria
Telephone Number: 250-721-8913
Fax Number: 250-721-6390
Dean: Professor Donna GreschnerEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate Adviser: Hester Lessard, Director of Graduate ProgramsEmail: email@example.com
Graduate Assistant: Lorinda FraserEmail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Faculty of Law offers programs of study leading to the degrees of Master of Laws in Law and Society and Doctor of Philosophy in Law and Society. The programs provide an opportunity for advanced research at the intersection of Law and Society and are rigorously interdisciplinary both in their coursework and research components. In many cases, students will be expected to have two supervisors, one from the Faculty of Law and one from another faculty.
Both programs require full-time registration. The program is especially appropriate for students interested in any of the following areas of concentration:
Students in other areas may also be admitted if supervisory resources exist. In each area of research, students are required to relate understanding of the law to another body or other bodies of knowledge and practice.
The course requirements for the program consist of:
Full information on Law courses can be found on the Faculty's website: <www.law.uvic.ca/>.
In addition, seminars, colloquia, lectures, and conferences provide many special opportunities for collegiality among graduate students and between graduate students and faculty. These include the Victoria Colloquium on Political, Social, and Legal Theory which involves the interaction of theorists with international reputations and students from a variety of disciplines.
Students in the Graduate Program in Law and Society have access to a well developed and serviced Priestley Law Library and the University's McPherson Library, which has holdings in excess of 1.9 million volumes. The Faculty of Law also has close links with the Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives, the Institute for Dispute Resolution, and the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society.
The following financial support is available:
These awards are highly competitive, and eligibility is based on academic performance.
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