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
View of the ocean and city
Professor Kris Gledhill
THE world university rankings for AUT 2019
AUT students sit in the WG lecture hall
Gavel in court room
View of the ocean and city
Law missing proper scrutiny
11 Oct, 2018
The hasty path of the Crown Minerals (Petroleum) Amendment Bill through parliament is risking proper scrutiny, says AUT Law School’s Leonid Sirota.
Professor Kris Gledhill
Five questions: Professor Kris Gledhill
09 Oct, 2018
We asked Professor Kris Gledhill five questions about his research ahead of his Inaugural Professorial Address.
THE world university rankings for AUT 2019
THE rankings place AUT in NZ top three
27 Sep, 2018
AUT has significantly improved in global university rankings published today by the Times Higher Education.
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.
Samantha Hiew
Jazz Robson
Phillip Osborne
Tafāfuna’i Steve Chan Chui
Alice Alipour

Law Top 300 QS Rankings

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