Master of Laws (International Law and Politics)

Master of Laws (International Law and Politics)

Master degree
12 months
Application deadlines: October 31, April 30
Processing time: 30 days
Intakes: February, July
International tuition: NZ$35,800
Domestic tuition: NZ$7,852

Program overview

The specialist Master of Laws (International Law and Politics) is a degree designed for students who have a basic knowledge of Law and wish to develop their specialist knowledge in international law and politics. The degree prepares students for careers in the diplomatic service, specialised legal practice, government, international organisations, non-governmental organisations, and the military. The LLM(IntLaw&Pols) is made up of four courses and a dissertation.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Students must have qualified for a Bachelor of Laws (or equivalent) with a minimum B Grade Point Average, or be admitted Ad Eundem Statum (with equivalent standing). Relevance and standard of undergraduate studies will be criteria for approval. English language requirements: IELTS Academic: an average score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking TOEFL iBT: total minimum score of 90, minimum score of 19 in reading, writing and listening. TOEFL PBT: with a minimum score of 575 and TWE with a minimum score of 4.5 Pearson Test of English (Academic): with an overall score of 58 and no PTE communicative skills score below 50

Career opportunities

Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

Campus location

Christchurch , New Zealand