Auckland University of Technology

12 months
22746 USD/year
5603 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Laws programme of Auckland University of Technology will deepen students' legal knowledge and legal research skills.


The Laws programme of Auckland University of Technology offers a range of study options to suit your needs - you can complete the Master of Laws entirely by thesis, entirely by coursework, or through a combination of coursework and research.

One area of focus for our taught programme is advanced criminal law, enabling you to gain further expertise in that area. Other papers focus on human rights law, and indigenous rights and law.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Legal Philosophy
  • Human Rights Litigation in New Zealand
  • Therapeutic Jurisprudence
  • Problem in Patent Law
  • Remedies in Private Law
  • High Density Living and Co-Ownership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
National deadlines:
  • First semester: 2 December
  • Second semester: 1 May




120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Laws (Honours) or equivalent
  • In exceptional circumstances, an applicant who does not meet the requirements above but who has extensive professional or scholarly experience of an appropriate kind, may be considered for admission
  • Applicants must demonstrate to the Dean (or representative) an ability to undertake study at postgraduate level in the proposed course of study
  • IELTS (Academic) 7.0 overall with 7.0 or higher in Writing and Reading, and 6.5 in Listening and Speaking; or equivalent

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22746 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22746 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    5603 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5603 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • Domestic: 8,711 - 9,063 NZD per year
  • International: 35,360 NZD per year


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