Suited to professionals from non-legal backgrounds who require some knowledge of legal matters. Professionals who will particularly benefit include accountants and auditors, architects and town planners, business development managers, compliance managers, engineers, IT professionals, police and public sector staff.
This programme has a similar structure to the Master of Laws and offers six specialisations: Corporate and Commercial Law, Environmental Law, Human Rights Law, International Law, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, and Public Law.
The MLS allows cross-disciplinary study of postgraduate courses from other University of Auckland faculties, enabling you to advance your professional skills while acquiring knowledge of the law.
The 120-point MLS option is available to professionals with a four-year degree.
The 180-point MLS option is available to professionals with a three-year degree.
For more information contact our Postgraduate Adviser Angela Vaai.
For more detailed information on courses available see our 2019 Postgraduate Handbook.