Law

The AUT Law School offers a distinctive, professionally-focused legal education. Our programmes are designed to maximise your career opportunities, and AUT law graduates are highly sought after by law firms and other employers.

Study law with us and you’ll be taught by motivated and supportive academic staff, in programmes developed in close consultation with the legal profession.

Undergraduate study in law will give you a solid grounding in your chosen area.

Bachelor's degree

Postgraduate study in law will build on your knowledge and expertise in your area of interest.

A certificate or diploma will give you an introduction to your chosen subject and can prepare you for further study.

Research in law

We believe in high-quality research that has impact, and have world-class researchers and research strengths across law.

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Winter 2018 edition of AUTLaw
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Professor Kate Kearins
QS stars 2019
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BEL career fair crowd
BEL career fairs buzzing
17 Mar, 2020
The Business and Economics and Law Career Fairs held last week were buzzing as students met employers and found out about job possibilities.
NZ native ferns close up
Everything is not ka pai
06 Mar, 2020
Research from AUT’s Law School shows New Zealand universities are ill-equipped to protect Māori IP.
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Corporate diversity: token or real?
28 Feb, 2020
Corporate diversity is a global trend but quotas (formal or informal) will lead to token appointments which do more harm than good.
Professor Kate Kearins
Older and wiser – but worth the price?
21 Jan, 2020
Short-term gain or long-term pain: What is the price of juniorisation in the workplace? Professor Kate Kearins weighs the pros and cons.
QS stars 2019
AUT gets 5 QS stars in all categories
13 Nov, 2019
AUT has received the maximum five stars for the first time in every category according to the global education analysts QS in their recent results.
Supriti Singh
Samantha Hiew
Ruth Stowers
Tafāfuna’i Steve Chan Chui

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