Bachelor of Laws

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Law not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

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

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.

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 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999

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