Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

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Further your legal research and writing skills, and make your CV stand out when you apply for highly competitive law jobs or clerkships. The Bachelor of LaWZ (Honours) is aimed at high-achieving students in the Bachelor of LaWZ who want to advance their skills and make their CV stand out.

Code: AK1009
Level of Study: 8
Points: 540
Duration: 4½ years full time*/equivalent part time
Venue: City Campus
Starting Date: 26 February 2018

29 February 2016
29 February 2016
29 February 2016
29 February 2016

Entry requirements

Completed Bachelor of LaWZ Parts I and II to the academic standard** for honours.

What this qualification covers

The Bachelor of LaWZ (Honours) involves completing a research paper and a dissertation, adding an extra semester at the end of your Bachelor of LaWZ.

The outcomes for graduates of this programme are outlined in the Graduate Profile.

Parts I and II

Completion of the LLB to the required academic standard.

Parts III, IV and additional semester

Completion of the LLB and the following LLB (Hons) papers:
  • LAWZ890 Research Paper
  • LAWZ891 Dissertation

    *Bachelor of Law (Honours) students complete the dissertation paper in February of the year following enrolment, which means they complete the degree in just over four years.

    **Students will be invited to join the Bachelor of LaWZ (Honours) programme if they have at least a B+ grade average in their Part II Bachelor of LaWZ papers.

Completion requirements

A student who fails to maintain the academic standard for honours may be required  by the examination board to withdraw from the Bachelor of LaWZ (Honours).

Last updated: 13-Dec-2017 3.39pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.