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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Law Career Fair group photo
Grace Stratton
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Professor Kris Gledhill
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Law Career Fair group photo
Law degrees open up many avenues
21 Aug, 2019
A law degree doesn’t only lead to working in a law firm as the variety of employers at the AUT Law Career Fair indicated on Monday.
Grace Stratton
Grace makes global Badass Women list
17 Jul, 2019
AUT Law and Communications student Grace Stratton joins Rihanna, Marie Kondo and Nobel prize winner in global list
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Challenging thinking at SAL
09 Jul, 2019
AUT and high school students got an inside look at the work days of top New Zealand’s business people recently at the 2019 Shadow a Leader event.
Professor Kris Gledhill
Why are accused rapists acquitted?
23 May, 2019
AUT Law School's Professor Kris Gledhill explains how an accused rapist can be acquitted even after compelling evidence is presented by a victim.
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Explainer: Investigation of Shootings
08 May, 2019
The trial of the man accused of the murders and attempted murders in the Christchurch mosque attacks is one small but important legal process.
Kaden Wilson
Sarah Rose Hames
Tafāfuna’i Steve Chan Chui
Samantha Hiew
Ruth Stowers

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