Regulations for the Diploma in Law (DipLAW)

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

  3. 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.
  4. Requirements for the Diploma

  5. The normal minimum period of enrolment for completion of the Diploma is two years.
  6. Candidates must enrol in the Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences and follow an approved programme of study.
  7. Candidates must gain 150 points at 100 level or above, including 90 points at 200 level.
  8. 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.
  9. Variations

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

Legal Method A (15 points)
Legal Method B (15 points)
Legal Systems and Societies (30 points)
Public Law (30 points)
Contracts (30 points)
Torts (30 points)