• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

The interactive lectures and regular case-study workshops develop your ability to interpret, critically analyse, reason and deliver practical solutions to legal problems. You become an articulate communicator, and confident in your understanding of legal principles and their relevance to business and community. You also develop your critical thinking and problem-solving skills, your ability to act ethically, and your sense of community and professional responsibility.

Career Opportunities 

Auckland University of Technology Bachelor of Laws graduates have established successful careers in a range of law firms, immigration consultancies and commercial establishments including Kensington Swan, Bell Gully, Buddle Findlay, Chapman Tripp, Meredith Connell, Langdon and Co Lawyers, Enterprise Law, Simpson Dowsett Mackie, Davies Law, Te Nahu Lovell & Co, Simpson Grierson, Kayes Fletcher Walker, Russell McVeagh and Wynyard Wood.

Graduates of AUT’s Bachelor of Laws are eligible to gain admission as barristers and solicitors of the High Court of New Zealand on completion of their Professional Legal Studies course. As a lawyer you might practise in a wide range of legal areas including corporate law, commercial and intellectual property, family law, environmental law, criminal law, taxation and general practice.

Law graduates also move into roles as:

  • In-house lawyers in large New Zealand and multinational businesses and organisations
  • Patent attorneys
  • Policy advisors to central and local government
  • Senior management roles in business
  • Taxation practitioners in accountancy practices

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • International Students: Applications will be processed up to the start of the semester depending on programme availability.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Legal System
  • Real Property
  • Trusts 
  • Company Law 
  • Constitutional Law 
  • Law of Contract 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • Cambridge International Examinations, International Baccalaureate (IB) or NCEA results.
    • High school qualification: Equivalent to New Zealand Year 13.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22594 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22594 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    4484 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4484 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Domestic: NZ $6,712 - $7,002
  • International: NZ $33,836

Living costs for Auckland

  • 1400 - 2200 NZD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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