Law

Ranked in the top 300 in the world, 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.

A short course will develop your skills and knowledge in an area of personal or professional interest.

STEP Diploma in Trusts & Estates

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
News
AUT students sit in the WG lecture hall
Gavel in court room
LexisNexis Prize winner Tessa Whale
Police interview people
Kate Kearins
AUT students sit in the WG lecture hall
AUT 2019 domestic and international fees
13 Sep, 2018
Tuition fees for new domestic students, and for domestic and international students currently enrolled in a programme will increase in 2019.
Gavel in court room
Freedom of speech at risk in draft law
05 Sep, 2018
Law School academics have made submissions to the Justice Select Committee opposing provisions in a new law criminalising the criticism of the judiciary.
LexisNexis Prize winner Tessa Whale
Top Law scholars recognised
29 Aug, 2018
Academic talent honoured at annual AUT Law School awards.
Police interview people
Career reboot
16 Aug, 2018
Cop-turned-lawyer Xiaoji Li’s career switch built on his valuable skillset to carve out a niche in property law.
Kate Kearins
Bachelor of Business undergoes refresh
01 Aug, 2018
AUT’s reshaped Bachelor of Business lets students build an engaging, multidisciplinary programme of study focused on future capabilities and social impact.
Phillip Osborne
Jazz Robson
Samantha Hiew
Alice Alipour
Tafāfuna’i Steve Chan Chui

Law Top 300 QS Rankings

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