International Requirement

In order to graduate from the Faculty of Law at Thompson Rivers University, all JD students must complete a course fulfilling the international requirement during their second or third year.

The international requirement may be fulfilled by one of the following two options:

  1. By satisfactorily completing and achieving a grade of C- or better, in at least one of the following courses:
    • Animal Law
    • Comparative and International Indigenous Rights
    • Comparative Law
    • Conflict of Laws
    • Corporate Governance
    • Environmental Law (from 2020-2021)
    • Human Rights Law (from 2020-2021)
    • Immigration and Refugee Law
    • Indigenous Peoples and Canadian Law (from 2020-2021) 
    • International Intellectual Property
    • International Trade Law
    • Public International Law (aka 'International Law')
    • Sports Law: Professional Leagues and International Sports Organizations (from 2020-2021)
    • Transnational Lawyering


  2. By satisfactorily completing a Study Abroad program during a spring or summer term or during the fall term of the student’s third year, if approved in advance by the associate dean.