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. 

Calculate your tuition fees

The easiest way to calculate your fees is using the Fees estimator. It lets you add and remove courses to estimate your tuition fees and email the total to yourself for future reference.

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.

** 2017 Set fee for this qualification

All qualifications (unles specified) are based on 1 EFTS / 120 points

Qualification

2017
Estimated yearly tuition fee (All prices are in NZD)

2018
Estimated yearly tuition fee (All prices are in NZD)
Honours $27,100  - $34,200  $27,600 - $43,625
Postgraduate Certificates $12,732 - $36,800  $13,800 - $21,300
Postgraduate Diplomas $22,400  - $34,200  $22,000 - $39,000
Masters $27,100  - $51,800  $27,600 - $62,400
Doctorates    
Honours 2017
Estimated yearly tuition fee (All prices are in NZD)
2018
Estimated yearly tuition fee (All prices are in NZD)
Bachelor of Arts with Honours $27,100  $27,600
Bachelor of Commerce with Honours $27,100  $28,500
Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours $31,600  $32,200
Bachelor of Music with Honours $31,600  $32,200
Bachelor of Science with Honours (150 points) $34,200  $34,900
Bachelor of Teaching and Learning with Honours $27,100  $27,600

 Other honours degrees at UC, e.g. Bachelor of Engineering with Honours and Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology Honours, are studied as part of an undergraduate programme of study.

Postgraduate Certificates (Estimated 60 points) 2017
Estimated yearly tuition fee (All prices are in NZD)
2018
Estimated yearly tuition fee (All prices are in NZD)
Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies (includes field trip) $20,900 **  $21,300
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts $13,550   $13,800
Postgraduate Certificate in Business (new for 2018)   $11,400
Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Humanities $13,550  $13,800
Postgraduate Certificate in Education $13,550  $13,800
Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering $18,400   $19,500
Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences $17,100   $17,450
Postgraduate Certificate in Māori and Indigenous Leadership $13,550   $13,800 
Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care $17,100   $17,450
Postgraduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching $13,550   $13,800
Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Science (new for 2018)   $17,500
Postgraduate Certificate in Strategic Leadership $12,732   Not offered in 2018
Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages $13,550   $13,800
Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching $13,550   $13,800
Postgraduate Diplomas 2017
Estimated yearly tuition fee (All prices are in NZD)
2018
Estimated yearly tuition fee (All prices are in NZD)
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Data Science $22,400  $22,800
Postgraduate Diploma in Art Curatorship $24,500 ** $22,000
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts $24,500 ** $22,000
Postgraduate Diploma in Business $22,400 ** $22,800
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (new for 2018)   $27,200
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Information Systems $22,400 ** $22,800
Postgraduate Diploma in Child and Family Psychology $34,200   $34,900
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology $31,600  $34,900
Postgraduate Diploma in Education $27,100 $27,600

Endorsements in e-Learning and Digital Technologies,
H_aka Pounamu: Te Reo Māori Bilingual and Immersion
Teaching, Inclusive and Special Education, Leadership, Literacy,
or Teaching and Learning Languages

$27,100  $27,600
Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering Geology $34,200 $34,900
Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry $25,500 ** $34,900
Postgraduate Diploma in Geographic Information Science $34,200 ** $34,900
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences $34,200  $34,900
Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism $27,977 ** $27,600
Postgraduate Diploma in Māori and Indigenous Studies $23,500  Not offered in 2018
Postgraduate Diploma in Science $31,000 - $34,200** $34,900
Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching $27,100  $27,600
Postgraduate Diploma in Sport Science (new for 2018)   $34,900
Postgraduate Diploma in Te Reo Māori $24,500 ** $22,000
Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management $34,200 ** $34,900
Masters 2017
Estimated yearly tuition fee (All prices are in NZD)
2018
Estimated yearly tuition fee (All prices are in NZD)
Master of Antarctic Studies (MASt) (180 points) $34,200   $34,900
Master of Applied Data Science (180 points) $32,600   $34,200
Master of Applied Finance and Economics (MAFE) (180 points) $32,600 **  $34,200
Master of Arts $27,100   $27,600
Master of Audiology $31,600   $34,900

Master of Business Administration (MBA) (240 points)
Application and acceptance fees also apply

$51,800 **  $54,400
Master of Business Information Systems (180 points) $32,600 **  $34,200

Master of Business Management (180 points)
Application and acceptance fees also apply

$32,600 **  $34,200
Master of Commerce (180 points) $40,700 **  from $42,750
Master of Computer-Assisted Language Learning (180 points) $32,200 **  $32,200
Master of Counselling $34,200  $34,900
Master of Disaster, Risk and Resilience (180 points) $45,000 **  $45,900
Master of Education $27,100   $27,600
Master of Education endorsed in Inclusive and Special Education $27,100  $27,600
Master of Engineering $36,800  $39,000
Master of Engineering in Fire Engineering $36,800   $39,000
Master of Engineering in Management (includes project fee) $39,550 **  $41,900
Master of Engineering Studies $36,800 **  $39,000
Master of Engineering in Transportation (180 points) $36,800 **  $39,000
Master of European Union Studies (180 points) $29,800 **  $29,800
Master of Financial Engingeering   $34,900
Master of Financial Management (180)   $34,200
Master of Fine Arts $31,600   $32,200
Master of Forestry Science $34,200   $34,900
Master of Geographic Information Science $31,600   $34,900
Master of Hazard and Disaster Management $34,200   $34,900
Master of Health Sciences $34,200   $34,900
Master of Health Sciences Professional Practice (Nursing) (180 points) $32,200 **  $32,200
Master of Human Interface Technology (MHIT) (120 points) $36,800 **  $39,000
Master of International Law and Politics (180 points) $31,600   Not offered in 2018
Master of International Relations and Diplomacy (180 points) $29,800 **  $29,800
Master of Laws $31,600   $32,200
Master of Laws (International Law and Politics) $31,600   $32,200
Master of Linguistics (180 points) $29,800 **  $29,800
Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership (180 points) $27,100   $29,800
Master of Māori and Indigenous Studies $27,100   Not offered in 2018
Master of Music $31,600   $32,200
Master of Policy and Governance (180 points) $29,800 **  $29,800

Master of Professional Accounting (240 points)
Application and acceptance fees also apply

$43,500 **  $45,600
Master of Science $31,600  - $34,200  $34,900
Master of Social Work $27,100   $27,600
Master of Social Work (Applied) (240 Points) $45,900 ** Price on application
Master of Specialist Teaching $27,100   $27,600
Master of Speech and Language Pathology (240 points) $61,200 **  $62,400
Master of Sports Science (180 points) (new for 2018)   $52,350
Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary or Secondary) (180 points) $40,650 **  $40,650
Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (180 points) $32,200 **  $32,200
Master of Urban Resilience and Renewal $31,600   $34,900
Master of Water Resource Management $34,200   $34,900
Master of Writing   $29,800
Professional Master of Engineering Geology (180 points) $45,000 **  $52,400
DOCTORAL 2017
Estimated yearly tuition fee (All prices are in NZD)
2018
Estimated yearly tuition fee (All prices are in NZD)
Doctor of Education (EdD) $17,615  Price on application
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) $31,600  Price on application
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)  $6,617 - $7,971 Not yet set

International PhD students are eligible to pay domestic tuition fees if they are studying and living in New Zealand. International fees will apply for international PhD students if they are studying away from NZ for more than 365 days during their PhD tenure.