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Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

Auckland , North Island of New Zealand ,New Zealand

Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Further your legal research and writing skills, and make your CV stand out when you apply for highly competitive law jobs or clerkships.

The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is aimed at high-achieving students in the Bachelor of Laws who want to advance their skills.

The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) involves completing a research paper and a dissertation and may involve adding an extra semester at the end of your Bachelor of Laws. Most Bachelors of Laws (Honours) students complete the research paper in Part III and complete the dissertation in Part IV. Some students complete the dissertation paper in February of the year following Part IV.

Campus Information

AUT CITY CAMPUS

Our City Campus is in the heart of Auckland. It is AUT’s biggest campus and home to most academic units and the central administration, including the Vice-Chancellor’s office.

Intakes

  • March

Application Processing Time in Days: 20

Application Process

More Information Required
10 Days
Possible Interview
10 Days
Conditional/Unconditional Offer Letter
20 Days
Visa Process
30 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

The AUT Employability and Careers team helps you consider your career options and develop the skills you need to stand out to employers and become a highly employable graduate.

Visit us at the Employability Lab to:

  • Improve your CV, job search or interview techniques – we offer workshops and online tools
  • Increase your networking skills – come to our career fairs, workshops and employer presentations
  • Source work experience and voluntary work – meet up with employers at our employer events
  • Find your career focus – talk to a career specialist about your career direction or study programme.

AUT Internz partners with employers overseas, as well as locally, to offer new AUT graduates opportunities to put their learning into action. Westpac, Lululemon and Allbirds are among the employers welcoming AUT interns and full time graduate employees.

The Employability Lab hosts a number of events like career fairs, expos and presentations where – as potential employees - students and graduates can meet employers. We also run regular career development workshops and recruitment events.

Workshops and employer presentations

We are connected with many employers who provide the leadership speaker series, industry panels and talks about potential employment with their organisation, including internship and graduate opportunities.

Past presenters include Samsung Electronics NZ, MYOB, Deloitte, BNZ, NZME, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Counties Manukau DHB and AR/VR Garage.

PSW Opportunity

3 years

Your qualification at level 7 or higher is acceptable if your course lasted 30 weeks or more.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Minimum entry requirements

Completed Bachelor of Laws Parts I and II to the academic standard for honors.

Students will be invited to join the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) program if they have at least a B+ grade average in their Part II Bachelor of Laws papers.

Bangladesh

  • One year of successful study towards an undergraduate degree at a recognised institute.

India

  • Higher Secondary School Exam or All-India Senior School certificate with an average of 75% in the four best subjects, with a minimum of 60% in English.
  • Indian School Certificate (ISC) with a minimum of 60% in English.

Nepal

  • Bachelor degree with upper second division.

Sri Lanka

  • GCE A levels with a minimum of three A-level grades, with one grade being at least ‘C’ or higher.  A result in General Studies cannot be included.

Worldwide

  • International Baccalaureate (IB) with successful completion of a minimum of 24 points.
  • Cambridge International Examination - a minimum of 120 points on the UCAS Tariff* at A or AS level from any subjects which are broadly equivalent to the subjects in the NCEA approved subject list. Must include at least three subjects (excluding Thinking Skills) with grades D or above. Numeracy: A minimum grade of D in International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) mathematics or any mathematics subject at AS or A level. Literacy: A minimum grade of E in English Language and/or English Literature subject at AS or A level.
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) with three A-levels including at least one C grade or better. A result in General Studies cannot be included among the 3 on which the application is based.

  • Course Code: AK1009
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Bachelors/UG Degree
  • Duration: 04 Year  06 Month  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 159120 NZD
    Annual Cost of Living: 15000 NZD
    Application Fee: N/A
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