LL.M. On Campus

Laws in Maori Pacific and Indigenous Peoples' Law

University of Waikato

12 months
24231 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Laws in Maori Pacific and Indigenous Peoples' Law programme at the University of Waikato aims to provide candidates with the skills to participate actively in the development of Pacific jurisprudence and to enhance global understanding of Pacific legal systems.


Why to study

Reflecting the University of Waikato geographical location, the LLM (Laws in Maori Pacific and Indigenous Peoples' Law) is a specialist degree designed to explore Pacific legal thought and practice.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Currently the degree comprises the equivalent of four Level 5 papers as prescribed for the Degree in the Law entry in the University of Waikato Calendar. In all other respects, the requirements are the same as for the LLM.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

Candidates must have completed the LLB degree, or a combined degree in Te Piringa - Faculty of Law, or an equivalent qualification. Admission is subject to a minimum 'B' grade point average. The thesis-only option is available to candidates who have:

  • completed an LLB (Hons); or
  • completed a combined degree in Te Piringa - Faculty of Law with Honours in law; or
  • completed an LLB (Hons) at another university; or
  • achieved comparable levels of attainment in LLB studies at another university.
The subject of the thesis must be developed and defined in close consultation with relevant staff. The research topic is subject to the approval of the Associate Dean - Postgraduate/Research who is responsible for the appointment of a supervisor(s). If more than one supervisor is appointed, one will be designated as the Chief Supervisor.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24231 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24231 USD per year during 12 months.
  • International students -$33,660

Living costs for Hamilton

1470 - 2020 NZD /month
Living costs

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


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