Master of Laws (International Law and Politics)

LLM(IntLaw&Pols)

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Duration

1–2 years full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 or 2 (February or July)

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Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Duration

1–2 years full-time

Entry times

Semester 1 or 2 (February or July)

Fees Estimate

See tuition fees for details

Pathways

Pathways include:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Apply Now Got a Question? Check your eligibility

Download Brochure

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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.

Students take courses in international law and international politics plus a dissertation. Courses are delivered through UC's Te Kure Ture | School of Law and Te Kura Mātāpuna Tangata | School of Language, Social and Political Sciences.

The degree prepares students for careers in the diplomatic service, specialised legal practice, government, international organisations, non-governmental organisations, and the military.

UC is ranked in the top 200 universities in the world for Politics and International Studies, and in Law and Legal Studies (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2021), and is also ranked first in Aotearoa New Zealand for research in Political Science, International Relations and Public Policy (Te Amorangi Mātauranga Matua | Tertiary Education Commission 2018 PBRF assessment).

Contact us

For full requirements, see the Regulations for the Master of Laws (International Law and Politics).

For study planning help, contact Te Kure Ture | School of Law or the College of Business and Law:

Te Rāngai Umanga me te Ture | College of Business and Law
Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Phone +64 3 369 3888
Email law-enquiries@canterbury.ac.nz