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International Law and Politics

University of Canterbury

LL.M.
12 months
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22997 USD/year
5044 USD/year
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About

The specialist Master of Laws International Law and Politics at 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.

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Overview

Students take courses in international law and international politics plus a dissertation. Courses are delivered through UC's School of Law | Te Kure Ture and the School of Language, Social and Political Sciences.

Career

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

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

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is recommended to apply as early as possible in advance of your intended start date, to allow for visa and other arrangements. 

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Normally the minimum requirement is a three-year bachelor’s degree from an Aotearoa New Zealand university, or a qualification or combination of qualifications considered to be equivalent. If you gained your qualifications overseas, these will need to be assessed to make sure they are of an equivalent standard.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22997 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22997 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5044 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5044 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National Students - 7,852 NZD
  • International Students -35,800 NZD

Funding

Scholarships, grants and awards are a great way to fund your university study.Student loans and allowancesFor domestic students, the most common option for funding your study is the New Zealand government's student loans and allowances. Here you can learn more about what they cover, and how to apply.Overseas financial aidIf you are an international student coming to UC, you may be eligible for tuition or other financial aid from your home country, so make sure to check all your overseas financial aid options.

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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