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The AUT Law School offers a distinctive legal education that enables you to make a positive impact on the world. Our programmes are designed to maximise your career opportunities, and AUT law graduates are highly sought after by law firms, community organisations and other employers.

Study law with us and you’ll be taught by world-class 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
Two top law students with Dean of AUT Law School
Khylee Quince Liz Fisher Vernon Rive
Ella Henry presents award to Trudy James
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Two top law students with Dean of AUT Law School
Law School scholars, supporters honoured
29 Sep, 2022
An evening of excitement and excellence – those words aptly describe the recent 2022 AUT Law Awards, an annual event that recognises our top law scholars.
Khylee Quince Liz Fisher Vernon Rive
Being radical in time of climate crisis
20 Sep, 2022
AUT Law School hosted a public lecture by Environmental Law Professor Liz Fisher, a distinguished legal academic from Oxford University.
Ella Henry presents award to Trudy James
Mātauranga Māori celebrated
11 Aug, 2022
Te Ara Pakihi, Te Ōhanga Me Te Ture | Faculty of Business, Economics and Law has contributed to many recent successes and celebrations of mātauranga Māori.
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Accolades for Shadow A Leader 2022
08 Jul, 2022
Shadow A Leader is one of AUT’s flagship partnership programmes, giving thousands of students an invaluable day shadowing top leaders in Auckland.
Almost human
09 Jun, 2022
AUT law alumnus Sam Ennor is deeply fascinated by the legal ramifications of the rapidly approaching AI revolution. AUT’s Insight magazine meets him.

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