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Master of Laws

Master of Laws

  • ID:UC640114
  • Level:Master's Degree
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (NZD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$36,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,878.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$600.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$36,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,878.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$600.00
Estimated Total/program:
$107,956.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • Students must have a Bachelor of Laws degree (or equivalent) with good grades.

English requirements

  • IELTS: Academic with an average score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • TOEFL iBT: Total minimum score of 90, with at least 19 in reading, writing and listening. Please note UC only accepts TOEFL iBT scores from a single test date, not MyBest scores.
  • TOEFL PBT: With a minimum score of 575 and TWE with a minimum score of 4.5
  • CCEL EAP: Level 2 with a minimum C+ grade
  • CAE or CPE: minimum score of 176 with at least 169 in reading, writing, listening and speaking
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic): PTE with an overall score of 58 and no PTE communicative skills score below 50
  • NZCEL:  Level 5

Course Information

The Master of Laws degree offers a choice of over 40 topics for either general study or specialised research. It is a very flexible programme, offering participants the ability to study by thesis alone, or by combining short research paper courses and a dissertation.

LLM students develop in-depth expertise in particular fields of legal specialisation, broaden their knowledge in a range of legal subjects, and combine law study with related disciplines. Students get the chance to undertake research under the supervision of expert staff in the School of Law | Te Kure Ture.

UC ranks in the top 150 universities in the world for Law (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2019).

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Students can either complete:

  • LAWS 674 Dissertation
  • LAWS 670 Legal Research Methods
  • LAWS 671 Legal Research Paper 1
  • LAWS 672 Legal Research Paper 2
  • LAWS 673 Legal Research Paper 3

or

  • LAWS 690 LLM Thesis only
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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

Pathways include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

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.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 600 NZD/per year

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