Some law schools require only two years of university study while others prefer an undergraduate degree. Generally, you should select courses or a degree in which you have a strong interest and include courses that will enhance and develop your skills in critical analysis, logical reasoning, written and oral communication.
FAQ's about your path to law school
- What undergraduate program should I study to prepare for law school? There are no prescribed "pre-law programs" or program pre-requisites. Students at law school have completed undergraduate degrees in a wide range of disciplines including political science, sciences, philosophy, language studies and literature, economics, biology, sociology, music, fine art and international relations to name just a few.
- Where can I find a list of specific courses required to apply to Law School? Admission requirements to Law programs vary from university to university. It is your responsibility to ensure courses or degrees taken will be accepted at the university you want to attend. You can view lists for Canadian or American Law Schools.