LL.M. On Campus

International Law and Politics

12 months
26296 USD/year
5719 USD/year
Tuition fee
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International Law and Politics from University of Canterbury is a degree designed for students who have a basic knowledge of Law and wish to develop their specialist knowledge in international law and politics.


International Law and Politics from University of Canterbury prepares students for careers in the diplomatic service, specialised legal practice, government, international organisations, non-governmental organisations, and the military.


Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Principles of Public International Law
  • Principles and Practice of International Relations and Diplomacy
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • World Trade Law
  • Antarctic Legal Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should apply as early as possible to give yourself maximum preparation time for visa application, fee payment, travel and accommodation arrangements. 


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must have qualified for a Bachelor of Laws (or equivalent) with a minimum B Grade Point Average. Relevance and standard of undergraduate studies will be criteria for approval.
  • If English is your additional language, you must also meet UC's English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26296 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26296 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5719 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5719 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National Students - 7,938 NZD
    • International Students - 36,500 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

1300 - 2000 NZD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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