Bachelor of Laws

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Law not elsewhere classified



4 Years

Total student fees


over 4 Years - details

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The LLB degree introduces students to the body of legal knowledge and skills to practise law in New Zealand. It prepares students for a wide variety of careers, including barristers and solicitors, careers in government or private enterprise, or for further postgraduate study. Graduates will be able to conduct research; analyse and order complex facts; identify relevant issues; exercise good judgement and will possess highly-developed written and oral communication skills.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements: A New Zealand university entrance qualification, or equivalent with selection to second year based on academic performance.

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


4 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees (what you pay) $6,172 $24,689
Government tuition subsidy (what the government pays) $6,290 $25,159
Total $12,462 $49,848

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

Student Success

Successful course completions 84%

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 $53,743
Earnings range $45,152 - $63,118
In employment 81%
In further study 13%
On a benefit 0%

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

College of Business and Law Award for Excellence

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office



$5,000 per annum

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James Henry Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Otago - Scholarships Administrator




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

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 345 8468


Please note this qualification may not be available at all these locations. Please contact the provider for more information.


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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.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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