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Welcome Future Students

Considering a degree at Trent University? You’ve made a great choice. Trent University is a wonderful place to pursue your academic journey.

A Hub of Learning and Innovation

Building on a tradition of academic excellence spanning nearly four decades, Trent Durham offers a dynamic and rigorous education experience grounded in the social sciences and humanities and unparalleled in the Durham Region and eastern GTA.

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Law & Arts: Trent/Swansea Dual Degree (LL.B. & B.A.)

Are you interested in pursuing a future career in law? In this unique new dual degree opportunity, you can complete a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree at Trent University, and also obtain a Law degree from Swansea University in the UK, in just six years. Not only will you graduate with two degrees, you will also have the opportunity to take your education global, while you learn, travel, explore and live in the UK.
Your studies begin at Trent Durham for years 1 and 2 where you will pursue one of four Bachelor of Arts Honours degrees. In year 3, you will transfer to the picturesque coastal city of Swansea in the UK to complete three years of law at Swansea University, whereyou will obtain your LL.B. degree. For year 6, you will return to Trent and complete your Honours degree credentials, and take several Canadian Law courses that will help prepare you for your required National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) exams, allowing you to take the bar exam and practice law in Canada.

B.A. Degree Options in Durham
English Literature; History; Philosophy; Sociology
Degree Options (B.A. & LL.B.)
• Bachelor of Arts Honours
• Bachelor of Laws

Career Paths
Lawyer; Paralegal; Mediator; Politician; Policy; Analyst; Consultant; Law Clerk; Judge