Joint program with Osgoode Hall Law School
Study in the only joint law and environmental studies program in Canada, offering you the opportunity to gain both a Master in Environmental Studies degree and a Juris Doctor in only four years. Through cutting-edge interdisciplinary teaching and research in law and the environment, you will explore how these two critical fields interconnect.
Our graduates are prepared for a range of career opportunities in areas that include:
- Business corporations
- Non-profit sector
- Private law firms
Master in Environmental Studies (MES) and Juris Doctor (JD)
Students in the MES/JD program spend their first year full-time in either faculty. Their second year is spent completing the first-year program of the other faculty. The first year of the MES is made up of three consecutive terms, while the first year of JD is two terms, with the Summer term off.
In the third and fourth years, students enrol full-time in the JD for the Fall and Winter terms. The summer after third year is spent full time in the MES program, working on the MES major research paper or project, or earning field experience.
Starting in the MES Program
Years 1 & 2
Years 3 & 4