Accountants are critical employees in all sorts of organisations from airlines to farms, manufacturers and movie studios to wineries and zoos.
Social and cultural anthropology is related to geography, history, indigenous studies, linguistics, philosophy, political science, psychology, and sociology.
Art History and Theory offers teaching excellence and innovation, and receives excellent feedback from students.
The interface between Biology and Chemistry is the focus of some of the world’s most fascinating research, and is arguably having the greatest impact on our lives.
Biotechnology considers and develops knowledge about biochemical, molecular, ecological and evolutionary processes.
The postgraduate Child and Family Psychology programme is unique within New Zealand.
Chinese offers a language stream and a culture stream, and students are encouraged to study both.
Film has always been a global phenomenon and continues to play an important role in digital advances.
Civil and Natural Resources at UC is rated in the top 1 per cent of civil engineering schools in the world.
In covering the languages, literature, ideas, history and art of ancient Greece and Rome, Classics is a truly wide-ranging, holistic discipline.
Computer engineering involves the development of embedded and high-performance computers found in modern products.
What do zombies, New Zealand music, trans-politics, and Koko the talking gorilla have in common? You learn about them in Cultural Studies!
Digital Humanities is about developing a critical understanding of digital technologies, their relationship to culture and society, and their research applications.
Engineers are key players in developing new products and processes and optimising the efficient use of capital in industrial management.
English studies promote an active engagement with cultural values by encouraging us to examine accepted truths, and to question and test them as part of our everyday work.
Our interdisciplinary approach to the study of the environment incorporates its structure and functioning, and human interactions.
Studying Europe from afar provides perspective, comparative analysis and isolation from short-term trends.
Our courses are developed with input from our business partners to ensure a relevant, academically robust applied programme.
Interested in achieving a challenging technical degree with flexible career opportunities?
UC is the only university in New Zealand to offer professional forestry degree programmes.
German students benefit from the expertise of UC and Auckland University lecturers through our e-learning collaboration.
The History department researches, teaches and publishes locally, nationally and internationally.
Human Services involves analysing of the contexts, activities, structure and organisation of organisations and professions.
Providing the opportunity to gain skills for conducting business in a global, multicultural economy.
Japanese at UC offers courses that cover a broad range of subjects, including language, literature and culture.
The one-year Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism produces multiskilled journalists who find work across the spectrum of New Zealand media.
Linguistics is the scientific study of language. It bridges the social sciences, the humanities and the natural sciences.
Mechatronics is the field behind the “Smart Products and Systems” that increasingly dominate many aspects of our lives.
Media and Communication examines the influence and impact of the media and new information technologies.
Civil and Natural Resources Engineering is the highest-ranked Engineering department at the University of Canterbury.
If you are fascinated by ideas, like to think and to explore, are curious, and want to know where truth might be reasonably found you will enjoy Philosophy.
Address complex social problems like health and environment policy, peace, security or human rights.
The College of Education, Health and Human Development offers a number of online-based postgraduate courses.
UC offers the only major in Russian in New Zealand, which includes Russian language; and the culture, history and society of Russia and the former Soviet Union.
The School of Teacher Education provides a range of undergraduate, graduate and masters qualifications.