Carleton University

Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Studies


C473 Loeb Building, 1125 Colonel By Drive

Ottawa, ON


Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Legal Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The M.A. program provides an interdisciplinary, theoretical, and research-oriented approach to studying law as a social and political institution, with emphasis on the relationship between law and social transformation. The plan of studies includes a range of fields linked by a common theoretical and methodological concern with the way law shapes and is shaped by its social environment. The program is designed to develop the conceptual and analytical skills required for conducting independent research on law and society.


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