UniversityUniversity of Canterbury
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Bachelor of Laws (LLB) students gain a professional degree of outstanding quality in four years.
You will deal with real people with real problems as part of the innovative clinical studies programme at UC, honing critical practical skills in the process of helping the community.
What will my study involve?
UC's postgraduate Law options include:
UC has Law Internship courses letting you gain skills through community and clinical work experience.
Gain necessary legal skills in research, writing, analysis, and reasoning for a range of careers beyond law.
Graduates are working as lawyers, policy analysts, Maori development advisors, foreign affairs officers, and journalists.
Applicants must have completed New Zealand University Entrance through NCEA; or Cambridge International Examinations (CIE); or International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) or any other equivalent overseas qualification.
Applicants must also satisfy our English language entry requirements:
Law studies do not require a background in any specific subject at secondary school, and entry to the first year of the LLB is open to everyone with University Entrance.
You will need to have good reading, writing, and analytical skills. Subjects such as English, drama, economics, te reo Maori, languages, history, and classical studies are useful preparation.