Welcome to Te Piringa - Faculty of Law
The study and practice of law is exciting, challenging and extremely rewarding. This website will provide you with detailed information about the Waikato law programmes, career opportunities for graduates and the excellent facilities and extensive resources offered to students. Learn more about Te Piringa - Faculty of Law.
The Bachelor of Laws degree is the professional qualification and pathway to legal practice as well as a range of careers in business, non-governmental organisations and public service. Our flexible Diploma in Law programme provides an insight into the legal system and valuable skills in legal research and writing.
We provide a range of programmes to suit those who wish to further their legal education. The study of legal policy and law in its political, economic and social context play a central role, as does commitment to the development of culturally proficient legal professionals.
As off end of business on Friday 10 March, you will no longer be able to change your tutorials online. If your circumstances change and you need to change the tutorial time please fill in the Change of Tutorial Form providing all relevant details.
Please note that tutorial times are filled on first come first served basis and it is not always possible to accommodate all students.
Student Event: Dame Silvia Cartwright 24 May 2017
International criminal trials have developed their own procedures to manage crimes that encompass vast numbers of potential victims and powerful accused.
Public Lecture: Dame Silvia Cartwright 24 May 2017
The civil law system places more emphasis on the role of the victim in the criminal trial than the common law system.
Public Lecture by Justice Christian Whata 26 Apr 2017
"The I, the Kua and the Ka of biculturalism and the law" The Honourable Justice Christian Whata will be on campus in late April
A panel presentation will present interesting insights into career paths in the environmental and resources areas that law opens up.