UNIVERSITY OF CANTERBURY, CHRISTCHURCH

Christchurch, South IslandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1873Established Year

Established in 1873, the University of Canterbury is rated in the top 1% Universities worldwide. The University is widely acknowledged for research-led education and ranked in top 100 for Civil and Structural Engineering. It houses 13,450 students including 2,168 international students coming from 100+ countries.

Highlights

University TypePublic University
Campus SettingUrban
Establishment Year1873
No. of Campuses1 main campus
No. of Residence Halls10
Graduate Job Rate89.9% (full time)
Research FundingAbove 600,000 NZD pa
Cost of Attendance29,550 NZD pa
Applications AcceptedOnline
Work-StudyAvailable
Intake TypeSemester wise
Mode of ProgramFull time and online

Programs, Campus and Residence

  • The University offers more than 120 degrees in more than 150 study areas.
  • Spread across 76 hectares, the UC has 10 residence halls including 6 residence halls for 1st-year students.
  • UC has 150+ clubs from clubs covering students belonging to different religious groups and ethnicities and having varying subject interests.

University of Otago Admission Process

  • Application: Apply online through ‘myUC’ and later complete the application process in person.
  • Application deadline:

         UG: Semester I: 31 October 2018; Semester II: 30 April

         PG: 6 months prior to the planned start date.

  • General requirements: Academic transcripts, Original certificate of last exam passed, ID proof.
  • Additional requirements: Personal statement, CV, Passport copy, Student Visa, and medical and travel insurance.
  • English Proficiency Test: Students need to clear either of the tests given below or may demonstrate the previous study in an English environment.
English Proficiency TestMinimum Scores for UGMinimum Scores for PG
IELTS6.06.5
TOEFL (iBT)8090
EAP at CCELEAP2 Grade C+EAP2 Grade B+
PEARSONS5764

Tuition fee

CoursesUGPGDoctorate
Arts25,500-30,20029,000-33,8006,749
Business28,10029,9007,066
Engineering42,00042,0008,130
Science32,00034,900-36,6007,062–7,855
Law30,20033,8007,066

Living Cost

  • The weekly living cost for an international student staying at a residential hall/flat/homestay is 384.50 NZD, 305.75 NZD, and 360 NZD, respectively.
  • Application deadline for accommodation: December 1 (February intake); May 1 (June intake).

Financial Aid

Those enrolled in full-time programmes may work on-campus for 20 hours per week. Students may avail scholarships such as:

  • International First Year Scholarship: 25 scholarships; Value- 20,000 NZD.
  • UC Masters Scholarships: 25 Scholarships; tuition fees at the domestic rate.
  • UC International Doctoral Scholarships: tuition fees at the domestic rate + 21,000 NZD.
  • New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships (NZIDRS): tuition fees at the domestic rate + 25,000 NZD + medical insurance up to 600 NZD per annum.

Alumni

  • The alumni may access benefits such as memberships, discounts, academic transcripts, career advice, and gifts.
  • UC has many notable alumni such as Ernest Rutherford, John Key, and Helen Connon.
Find a Program

Business, Finance, Economics, Management & Statistics 16 Programs

Engineering, Technology & Applied Sciences 19 Programs

Sciences 27 Programs

$5,925 - 23,705 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
18 months
$14,913 - 58,854 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$36,773 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing 3 Programs

18 months
$14,913 - 58,854 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$5,925 - 21,366 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$5,951 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 5,972
Bachelors Tuition Fees$5971.71
Post graduate Tuition Fees$23699.37
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 10,660
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
12,492
International Students
2,748
Male : Female Ratio
51:49
Student : Faculty Ratio
17:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES
Application Deadline
April 15, 2019
Start of Application process -
End of Application process April 15, 2019
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
-
Min. 6
Total Applications
-
Min. 80
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  • 2019
  • Global Rank (Out of 1250)
    #333
    Score (Out of 100)
    #53.4

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