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Law at Otago

 

Studying law at the University of Otago is one of the best decisions you will ever make.

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National and international leader

Otago's Faculty of Law is a leader in legal research in New Zealand. It has an international reputation for producing independent, well-prepared graduates who succeed worldwide.

Law is a professional degree with pathways to a conventional legal career as a barrister and solicitor as well as many other career choices. Otago's flexible double degree system opens up even more options for graduates.

The Faculty of Law has almost 30 full-time teaching staff, drawn from a variety of countries, many part-time teaching staff, and research centres with international collaborations across a number of disciplines.

Unique and vibrant university experience

The University of Otago and the Faculty of Law provide a unique and vibrant environment for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

The Faculty offers a well-supported environment with an excellent law library and great information technology resources.

There are the equivalent of 700 full-time students at second-year and above. Students work collegially at the Faculty and there are dedicated law student associations which offer mentoring and support as well as organising law competitions and social events.

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Megan Anderson was the first student at the University of Otago to receive a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in Sociology.
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Mary Foley thumbnail

Otago Law Faculty was the obvious choice, its reputation for collegiality and academic excellence being well founded.
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Laura Fraser thumbnail

When you choose to study law at Otago, you choose to receive exposure to world class teaching and a wide range of stimulating subjects
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Abby Suszko thumbnail

I used the Foreshore and Seabed Debate as a case study to unearth the equality and rights arguments that New Zealanders employ today.
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