TRNS012-23SU1 (C) Summer Jan 2023 start

An Invitation to Law

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 2 January 2023
End Date: Sunday, 12 February 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 8 January 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 29 January 2023


This course provides a background to future legal study by introducing students to the sources of New Zealand law, and some basic understanding of how law is made and applied in the New Zealand legal system. Selected legal topics are used as a means of developing an understanding of the legal system and the skills for an organised approach to problem solving.


Subject to approval of the Programme Manager.


PREP016, BRDG031


Assessment Due Date Percentage  Description
Quizzes (Online) (x 3) 30% Weeks 2 + 3
Test 1 - Statutory Interpretation 25% Week 4
Library Exercise 10% Week 5
Test 2 (Online) - Case Analysis 25% Week 6
Case Presentation 10%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Student Transitions and Engagement on the departments and faculties page .

All TRNS012 Occurrences

  • TRNS012-23SU1 (C) Summer Jan 2023 start
  • TRNS012-23SU1 (D) Summer Jan 2023 start (Distance)