International Postgraduate fees

Relevant qualifications

You need to pay postgraduate tuition fees if you plan on studying towards any of the following qualifications at UC. 

Programme Fees

The table below indicates the total cost for each programme with associated points. Typically, a full time student will study around 120 points each year. Please be aware that there are additional non-tuition fees that will apply as well as other costs, such as:

  • Insurance (can be bought through UC or through an approved provider prior to arriving in NZ)
  • Student Visa (if you are a new student, this will need to be organised prior to arriving in NZ)

Tuition fees are subject to change and are reviewed annually. The University reserves the right to change these published fees before enrolment to reflect any changes in Government or University Council Policy. See Enrolment and Fees Policies and Regulations for more information.

Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) - Please note price is an annual cost based on 120 points$34,900
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Please note price is an annual cost based on 120 points360$6,749 - $8,130
Master of Antarctic Studies (MASt) 180$52,350
Master of Applied Data Science 180$34,200
Master of Applied Finance and Economics (MAFE) 180$34,200
Master of Architectural Engineering 120$39,000
Master of Arts 120
Master of Audiology 240$69,800
Master of Bicultural Co-Governance of Natural Resources - new for 2018180$52,350
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 240$54,400
Master of Business Information Systems 180$34,200
Master of Business Management 180$34,200
Master of Commerce 180$42,700
Master of Computer-Assisted Language Learning 180$32,200
Master of Counselling 240$69,800
Master of Disaster, Risk and Resilience 180$45,900
Master of Education 120
Master of Engineering 120$39,000
Master of Engineering in Fire Engineering 210$68,250
Master of Engineering in Management - includes project fee120$41,900
Master of Engineering in Transportation 180$58,500
Master of Engineering Studies 120$39,000
Master of European Union Studies 180$29,800
Master of Financial Engineering 180$52,350
Master of Financial Management 180$34,200
Master of Fine Arts 120$32,200
Master of Forestry Science 120
Master of Geographic Information Science 120
Master of Health Sciences 240$69,800
Master of Health Sciences Professional Practice (Nursing) 180$32,200
Master of Human Interface Technology (MHIT) 120$39,000
Master of International Relations and Diplomacy 180$29,800
Master of Laws (International Law and Politics) 120$32,200
Master of Laws (LLM) 120$32,200
Master of Linguistics 180 $29,800
Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership 180$29,800
Master of Music 120$32,200
Master of Policy and Governance 180$29,800
Master of Professional Accounting 240$45,600
Master of Science Varies$34,900 per 120 points
Master of Social Work 120$27,600
Master of Social Work (Applied) 240$46,800
Master of Spatial Analysis for Public Health - new for 2018180$52,350
Master of Specialist Teaching 180$41,400
Master of Speech and Language Pathology 240$62,400
Master of Sports Science - new for 2018180$52,350
Master of Strategic Communication - new for 2018180$32,000
Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary or Secondary) 180$41,400
Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 180$32,200
Master of Te Reo Maori 240$46,800
Master of Urban Resilience and Renewal 180$52,350
Master of Water Resource Management 240$69,800
Master of Writing 180$29,800
Professional Master of Engineering Geology 180$45,900
Professional Master of Geospatial Science & Technology - new for 2018180$52,350