Course details

Bachelor of Laws
Location Wellington
Domestic tuition $6,400 per year
International tuition $12,587 per year
Course length 4 years
Completion rate 89%
NZQF Level 7
Employment rate 81%
In further study 13%
Median earnings $53,743
Job prospects
Great job prospects:
Employed - 81%
Further study - 13%
Median earnings: $53,743 (3 years after graduating)
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About the course

Graduates of an LLB will demonstrate an understanding of the core areas of law and the role of law in society. They will have the ability to analyse legal problems. They will have some understanding of the legal systems and customary laws of Maori and Pacific peoples and the implication of these on a contemporary New Zealand society. Graduates will show ethical behaviour in using and advising on the law in their chosen career.

Entry requirements

A New Zealand university entrance qualification or equivalent.

About the provider

Victoria University of Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city university, located at the centre of culture, creativity, government, technology and lawmaking. Ranked number 1 for research quality, we are one of New Zealand's oldest and most prestigious tertiary institutions with a proud tradition of academic excellence. We carry out world-class research and teaching that has global impact. At Victoria University, you’ll be pushed to think independently and inspired to succeed. Be part of our diverse and friendly community in the thriving capital.

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