Elective courses for Parts III and IV

Course lists on this page are indicative only. Not all elective courses are offered in both semesters or every year. Please note some courses have limited spaces — get in early to avoid missing out.


NOTE: There are no tutorials in elective courses.

PILO

Students who are granted permission may present a research paper in lieu of an examination (PILO) in any elective course. Read more.

General Law

Code Title Points Lectures
LAWGENRL 401 Evidence 20 4hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 405 Community Law Internship 20 -
LAWGENRL 421 Civil Procedure 15 3hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 422 Women and the Law
15 3hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 423 Legal History 15 3hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 424 Negotiation, Mediation and Dispute Resolution
15 3hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 425 Psychiatry and the Law 15 3hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 427 Equitable Remedies 15 3hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 429 Law of Family Property 15 3hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 432 Health Care Law 15 3hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 433 Family Law 15 3hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 436 Air and Space Law 15 3hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 438 Housing Law and Policy 10 2hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 443 Introduction to Common Law 10 2hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 444 Contemporary Issues in Land Law 10 2hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 445 The History of the Law of Obligations 10 2hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 447 Community Law Project 10 -
LAWGENRL 453 Privacy Law
15 3hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 454 Youth Justice
15 3hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 456 "Justice" in Sentencing
15 3hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 457 Special Topic: Complex Litigation 10 2hrs p/w
LAWGENRL 459 Special Topic: Race and the Law 15 3hrs p/w
LAW 456 Supervised Research
15 -
LAW 458* Legal Ethics 10 2hrs p/w

p/w = per week

*Although an elective course for the LLB, the Council for Legal Education (CLE) requires students intending to be admitted to the bar to take this course.

Commercial Law

Code Title Points Lectures
LAWCOMM 402 Company Law 20 4hrs p/w
LAWCOMM 403 Tax Law 20 4hrs p/w
LAWCOMM 420 Advanced Tax Law 15 3hrs p/w
LAWCOMM 422 Competition Law 15 3hrs p/w
LAWCOMM 427 Vendor and Purchaser 15 3hrs p/w
LAWCOMM 437 Iwi Corporate Governance 15 3hrs p/w
LAWCOMM 444 Financial Markets Law 10 2hrs p/w
LAWCOMM 451 Construction Law 15 3hrs p/w
LAWCOMM 454 Trade Mark Law 10 2hrs p/w
LAWCOMM 456 Secured Credit 15 3hrs p/w
LAWCOMM 457 Consumer Law 15 3hrs p/w
LAWCOMM 458 Intellectual Property 15 3hrs p/w
LAWCOMM 461 Corporate Insolvency
15 3hrs p/w

LAWCOMM 463

Trade Marks and Related Rights 15 4hrs p/w (First 6 weeks of semester)
LAWCOMM 464 Company Law 15 3hrs p/w
LAWCOMM 465 Theories of Contract Law 15 3hrs p/w

p/w = per week

Environmental Law

Code Title Points Lectures
LAWENVIR 420 Global Environmental Law 15 3hrs p/w
LAWENVIR 433 Resource Management Law 15 3hrs p/w

p/w = per week

Public Law

Code Title Points Lectures
LAWPUBL 401 Administrative Law 20 4hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 402 International Law 20 4hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 405 Special Topic: Law and Social Justice 15 3hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 420 Advanced Criminal Law
15 3hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 421 Advanced International Law 15 3hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 422 Contemporary Tiriti / Treaty Issues 15 3hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 425 Employment Law 15 3hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 427 Māori Land Law  15 3hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 428 Rights and Freedoms 15 3hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 430 Criminal Procedure 15 3hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 432 International Economic Regulation 15 3hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 441 Nga Tikanga Māori  15 3hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 445 European Union Law 15 3hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 458 Comparative Indigenous Law Topics 10 2hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 462 Law of the Sea 15 3hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 466 Contemporary Issues in Disarmament Law
15 3hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 467 Anti-Corruption & Democracy 15 3hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 468 Special Topic: Mātauranga Māori and Taonga 15 3hrs p/w
LAWPUBL 470 Special Topic: Social Welfare Law, Policy and Action 15 3hrs p/w

p/w = per week