LL.M. Student Handbook

The Master of Laws (LL.M.) Program at Robson Hall is a thesis-based program that permits students to develop an in-depth, critical understanding of a particular area of law. Students may pursue legal research on any topic and from any perspective that interests them. Please see our Faculty Supervisors for an indication of the areas of law in which we have supervisory expertise.

Contact Information

Once you are admitted, you will be registered as a student in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba. You will need to familiarize yourself with the Academic Guide: Faculty of Graduate Studies, Regulations, Policies and Procedure found at www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies The Faculty of Graduate Studies is your source of information on accommodations, deadlines, funding, and graduate student services.

International students are encouraged to contact the International Centre for Students. Their website is www.umanitoba.ca/student/ics/

The Graduate Students Association represents the rights and interests of all graduate students. They also offer some financial support, including funding to participate in conferences, to graduate students. Their website is www.umgsa.org

For questions specific to the Faculty of Law, please contact:

Ms. Marie Jivan – questions related to admissions, fellowships, and financial aid 204.480.1485 or marie.jivan@umanitoba.ca

Ms. Maria Tepper, Administrative Assistant (Graduate Studies) – any other questions  204.474.9775 or  maria.tepper@umanitoba.ca

You must keep the law faculty and the Faculty of Graduate Studies informed and up to date on all your contact information, including your home address, your address during your studies here, your email address, and your telephone number.


Course Work
Internal Reader
External Reviewer
Important Dates
Fellowships & Funding

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