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Graduate Diploma in Law

  • Graduate Diploma

This diploma is an excellent choice for law graduates from both New Zealand and overseas who wish to further enhance their legal knowledge.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Jul, Feb
Domestic Fees
$6,800 per year

About this course

This diploma is an excellent choice for law graduates from both New Zealand and overseas who wish to further enhance their legal knowledge. You can focus on an area of specialisation according to your own interests or professional requirements, while updating skills and continuing professional development (it meets the requirements of the New Zealand Law Society's Continuing Professional Development). Overseas practitioners or graduates who wish to be admitted to practise as a barrister and solicitor in New Zealand will need to apply to the New Zealand Council of Legal Education to have their overseas legal qualifications assessed. For more information please visit .

Study locations

City

Course structure

  • 120 points are required.
  • The programme is one year (two semesters) full-time but may be completed part-time (over any duration).
  • 120 points of courses from LLB Part II, III and IV, will be required, of which at least 75 points must be from LLB Part III and IV.
  • If a student wishes to enrol in an LLB Part II course, they must satisfy the Grade Point Average required for admission into LLB Part II.
  • With faculty approval, in lieu of some courses from LLB Parts II, III, or IV, a student may substitute up to 30 points from courses listed in the Master of Laws programme.
  • Students will be required to include LAW 700 (Legal Research Methodology) with other courses from the Master of Laws programme.
  • With faculty approval, students may enrol in up to 30 points from suitable courses from Stage II or higher in relevant programmes offered elsewhere in the University.

Please ensure that you complete the Law 006 form below to select your courses for the Grad Dip in Law.

Course Selection form for COP, Grad Dip and Grad Cert programmes