Faculty of Law
Faculty of Law

Program description

A Robson Hall education is a passport to accomplish ground breaking legal work anywhere in the world. For over 100 years, Robson Hall Faculty of Law has been renowned for its dynamic and interdisciplinary approach to the study of law. As the only law school in Manitoba, Robson Hall enjoys a strong, exclusive relationship with practicing lawyers and judges in the community who teach and mentor students throughout their studies. Robson Hall offers an exceptional education paired with supports and opportunities to build a successful legal career.


Program options

Degree options

J.D. Juris Doctor - 3 years
LL.M. Master of Law - 1 years

Interesting courses and unique opportunities

Interesting courses

  • The Art of the Deal
  • Popular Culture and the Law
  • Aboriginal Law & Policy

Unique opportunities
Robson Hall Students participate in moot courts and mock trials. They work in legal clinics and represent real clients and shadow judges in their courtrooms and chamber. They also compete in national and international advocacy and negotiation competitions.


Professional opportunities

  • Lawyer
  • Arbitrator/Mediator
  • Business Advisor
  • Judge
  • Politician
  • Professor
  • Sports agent

Admission Requirements

Visit the application for admission page to learn about admission requirements, application dates and how to apply.


What is unique about this program at the U of M?

The J.D. degree gives students a strong foundation of doctrinal courses. These mandatory/core course requirements graduate students who emerge well equipped and prepared to enter the legal profession. From the foundational courses students can move into legal specialities, including: Aboriginal Law & Policy, Business Law and Human Rights. Additionally there are many opportunities for clinical or hands-on learning. Further, Robson Hall is renowned for our Advocacy Program which builds progressively throughout year each of study.

The LL.M. Program is thesis based, allowing students the flexibility to choose what area of research they want to focus on. The choice is theirs when they choose Robson Hall's LL.M. Program


Important links

Faculty of Law
Master of Law, LL.M.