Tutorial in Law (LAWS 4901/4902)

The Tutorial in Law (also known as a ‘Reading Course’) provides students with the opportunity to undertake study in an area that is not currently addressed by courses (or advanced level courses) in the Department of Law and Legal Studies. The Tutorial in Law is a faculty member supervised half-credit (0.5 credit) course. This course gives students the opportunity to develop a course that aligns with their own interests and to explore alternative research or presentation methods (if they choose). Students are responsible for finding a faculty member to supervise this course.

Requirements and Application Steps
To find out if the Tutorial in Law is the right fit for your learning and research goals, please review the Tutorial in Law Requirements page. Ready to apply? Make sure to have a faculty member lined up as your supervisor before completing the Tutorial in Law Application Form.

Honours Research Essay (LAWS 4908)

The Honours Research Essay (also known as the ‘Honours Thesis’) is a full year course (1.0 credit) course dedicated to an in-depth study of a topic of interest to the student. The Honours Research Essay (HRE) allows students to bring together their skills and knowledge in methods and theory with their curiosity and passion for a specific research area to produce an independent research project. Students work with a faculty supervisor on the development, conduct, and production of that research project. Students are responsible for finding a faculty member to supervise their HRE.

Requirements and Application Steps
To find out if the HRE is the right fir for your learning and research goals, please review the Honours Research Essay Requirements page. Ready to apply? Make sure to have a faculty member lined up as your supervisor before completing the Honours Research Essay Application Form.