New Zealand Diploma in Legal Executive Studies
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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About the course
What can I expect out of this qualification?
The purpose of this qualification is to provide New Zealand with people who have the practical and professional knowledge and skills in the law, and who are or intend to be employed in law firms or in other organisations to assist lawyers in meeting the law-related needs of clients and/or employers.
Graduates of this qualification will be qualified to work as legal executives under the supervision of a practising lawyer.
Key Information for Students
NCEA Level 2 is required, or equivalent. Students who have attained the age of 20 years and do not hold the minimum entry requirements will be eligible to be enrolled where their previous educational, work or life experience indicates that they have a reasonable likelihood of success. - If English is not the applicant's first language, applicants will need an IELTS (Academic) score of 6 with no band score lower than 5.5, or equivalent. Other Admission Requirements Students who have been awarded the New Zealand Law Society Legal Executive Diploma are unable to enrol in NZ3508 New Zealand Diploma in Legal Executive Studies, unless there are exceptional circumstances as determined by the Registrar.
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
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Examples of related scholarships
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Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.
NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.