New Zealand Diploma in Legal Executive Studies

Open Polytechnic

Subject area

Legal Studies

Qualification

Duration

1

1 Year

Total student fees

$3,948

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

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

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.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

1 Year


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$3,948 $3,948
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$6,216 $6,216
Total $10,163 $10,163

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

83%


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

Median earnings N/A
Earnings range N/A
In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Te Mana o te Awa: Tertiary Scholarships A4

Provided by:

Te Mana o Te Awa o Whanganui

Website:

http://www.ngatangatatiaki.co.nz

Value:

$3,000.00 each

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Stewart Mackay Sanderson Scholarship

Provided by:

Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand - The Registrar

Website:

http://www.presbyterian.org.nz/

Value:

$2,000.

Read more

This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Phone: (04) 913 5300
Fax: (04) 913 5308
Email: customerservices@openpolytechnic.ac.nz
Web: http://www.openpolytechnic.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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.

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