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Bachelor of Laws Honours

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Law not elsewhere classified

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Entry requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification, then invitation by the Dean of Law after completion of 3 years of LLB study. LLB graduates are not eligible to enrol in the Honours degree.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have a broad, critical legal education and advanced knowledge in designated areas of law. They will have enhanced skills in legal research, including use of electronic databases and search tools, writing and advocacy and will be widely recognised for their high intellectual abilities and outstanding skills and be readily employable in the legal profession or elsewhere.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Law at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Vice Chancellor's Excellence Award

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office



Course fees and a certificate of proficiency

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Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office



$6,000 - one per Division.

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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

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