Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

Further your legal research and writing skills, and make your CV stand out when you apply for highly competitive law jobs or clerkships.

The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) is aimed at high-achieving students in the Bachelor of Laws who want to advance their skills.

The Bachelor of Laws (Honours) involves completing a research paper and a dissertation, and may involve adding an extra semester at the end of your Bachelor of Laws. Most Bachelor of Laws (Honours) students complete the research paper in Part III, and complete the dissertation in Part IV. Some students complete the dissertation paper in February of the year following Part IV.

Start date: 2019

Minimum entry requirements

Completed Bachelor of Laws Parts I and II to the academic standard for honours.

Students will be invited to join the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) programme if they have at least a B+ grade average in their Part II Bachelor of Laws papers.

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

Parts I and II

Completion of the Bachelor of Laws to the required academic standard.

Parts III, IV and additional semester

Completion of the Bachelor of Laws and the following Bachelor of Laws (Honours) papers:

Skills you will develop

The outcomes for graduates of the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) are outlined in the Graduate Profile below.

Graduate Profile

Bachelor of Laws students will be invited to join the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) programme if they have at least a B+ grade average in their Part II Bachelor of Laws papers.

Bachelor of Laws

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK1009
Level:
8
Points:
540
Duration:
4.5 years full-time
Campus:
City Campus
Starts:

25 Feb 2019

  • The tuition fee for a year of full-time study varies depending on your course of study and the combination of papers you study within your qualification. Estimates given are based on paper selection of previous student enrolments within each qualification. Your exact fees will be calculated at the time of invoicing.
  • The tuition fee for a year of full-time study varies depending on your course of study and the combination of papers you study within your qualification. Estimates given are based on paper selection of previous student enrolments within each qualification. Your exact fees will be calculated at the time of invoicing.

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.