Master of Legal Studies

University of Auckland

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Entry requirements

An average grade of B or higher in either a four-year bachelors degree, or a bachelors (honours) degree, or a bachelors degree and a professional or postgraduate qualification equivalent to one years advanced study.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

MLS graduates will have an enhanced understanding of legal concepts and legal methodology, the ability to apply legal research at an advanced level and to apply the law in a variety of social, environmental, cultural and commercial contexts.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Law at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 61 62 63
Phone: (09) 373 7999
Fax: (0800) 616 264

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