1. The Personal Programmes of Study Regulations apply in these regulations.


  1. Candidates for the Diploma must have qualified for admission to the University of Waikato and met any criteria set out in the Criteria for Admission to Particular Qualifications.

Requirements for the Diploma

  1. The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Diploma is two years.
  2. Candidates must enrol in the Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences and follow an approved programme of study.
  3. Candidates must gain 150 points at 100 level or above, including 90 points at 200 level.
  4. Candidates must complete a specified programme as prescribed in the Law entry in the University of Waikato Catalogue of Papers, and as set out in the appendix to these regulations.


  1. The Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Division or delegated authority may vary or waive these regulations in individual cases.



LEGAL103          Legal Method A (15 points)
LEGAL104          Legal Method B (15 points)
LEGAL106          Legal Systems and Societies (30 points)
LEGAL201          Public Law (30 points)
LEGAL204          Contracts (30 points)
LEGAL207          Torts (30 points)