Bachelor of Laws (LLB) Program By University of Otago |Top Universities

University of Otago

Dunedin Campus, Dunedin, New Zealand
  • QS World University Rankings
    =194
  • QS Stars
    5+
  • Degree LLB
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Duration 48 months
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Mar

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The Bachelor of Laws (LLB) programme aims to provide a good, general, critical legal education; to meet the requirements of the Council of Legal Education, so that holders of the degree are eligible for entry to the New Zealand legal profession; to provide students with skills in legal research, including use of electronic databases and search tools, writing, and advocacy, both formal and informal. The examination requirements for admission as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court are laid down in regulations made by the Council of Legal Education pursuant to the Law Practitioners Act 1982. A candidate is required to complete the requirements for the LLB or LLB (Hons) degree as well as passing the Professional Legal Studies Programme and possess such other attributes and qualifications as are prescribed by the Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006 to be eligible for admission as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court.  

About University

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Founded in 1869, Otago is New Zealand’s first University.

In the 150 years since, Otago has prided itself on being a research-led University with an international reputation for excellence. It is ranked 184 in the 2020/21 QS World University Rankings and in the top 100 in 15 subject areas.

It first received a Five Stars Plus QS Stars University rating in 2016.

Most undergraduate and postgraduate study takes place on the Dunedin campus, but the University also has Schools of Medicine and Health Sciences in Wellington and Christchurch, which are home to many leading medical researchers.

Otago offers more than 200 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across four divisions:

It also offers a Summer School, Study Abroad and Distance Learning programmes.


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