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:

$50,000

Median earnings one year after study

$59,000

Median earnings two years after study

$77,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

90%

Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Loman Friedlander Award

Provided by:

Loman Friedlander Trust - The Secretary

Website:

http://www.nzipa.org.nz/

Value:

$1,000

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Vice Chancellor's Excellence Award

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Value:

Course fees and a certificate of proficiency

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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) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

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

Sources

NZQA supplies course information based on material from the provider.

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