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.

** Set fee for this qualification

Qualification Estimated yearly tuition fee
Honours $27,100 NZD - $34,200 NZD
Postgraduate Certificates $12,732 NZD - $36,800 NZD
Postgraduate Diplomas $22,400 NZD - $34,200 NZD
Masters $27,100 NZD - $51,800 NZD
Doctorates  
Honours Estimated yearly tuition fee
Bachelor of Arts with Honours $27,100 NZD
Bachelor of Commerce with Honours $27,100 NZD
Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours $31,600 NZD
Bachelor of Music with Honours $31,600 NZD
Bachelor of Science with Honours (150 points) $34,200 NZD
Bachelor of Teaching and Learning with Honours $27,100 NZD
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) Estimated yearly tuition fee
Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies (includes field trip) $20,900 NZD**
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts $13,550 NZD
Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Humanities $13,550 NZD
Postgraduate Certificate in Education $13,550 NZD
Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering $18,400 NZD
Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences $17,100 NZD
Postgraduate Certificate in Māori and Indigenous Leadership $13,550 NZD
Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care $17,100 NZD
Postgraduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching $13,550 NZD
Postgraduate Certificate in Strategic Leadership $12,732 NZD
Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages $13,550 NZD
Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching $13,550 NZD
Postgraduate Diplomas Estimated yearly tuition fee
Postgraduate Diploma in Antarctic Studies $34,200 NZD
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Data Science $22,400 NZD
Postgraduate Diploma in Art Curatorship $24,500 NZD**
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts $24,500 NZD**
Postgraduate Diploma in Business $22,400 NZD**
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Information Systems $22,400 NZD**
Postgraduate Diploma in Child and Family Psychology $34,200 NZD
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology $31,600 NZD
Postgraduate Diploma in Education $27,100 NZD
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 NZD
Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering Geology $34,200 NZD
Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry $25,500 NZD**
Postgraduate Diploma in Geographic Information Science $34,200 NZD**
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences $34,200 NZD
Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism $27,977 NZD**
Postgraduate Diploma in Māori and Indigenous Studies $23,500 NZD
Postgraduate Diploma in Science - Psychology, Geography, Computer Science $31,000 NZD**
Postgraduate Diploma in Science - Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physics $34,200 NZD**
Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching $27,100 NZD
Postgraduate Diploma in Te Reo Māori $24,500 NZD**
Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management $34,200 NZD**
Masters Estimated yearly tuition fee
Master of Antarctic Studies (MASt) (180 points) $34,200 NZD
Master of Applied Data Science (180 points) $32,600 NZD
Master of Applied Finance and Economics (MAFE) (180 points) $32,600 NZD**
Master of Arts $27,100 NZD
Master of Audiology $31,600 NZD
Master of Business Administration (MBA) (240 points) Application and acceptance fees also apply $51,800 NZD**
Master of Business Information Systems (180 points) $32,600 NZD**
Master of Business Management (180 points) Application and acceptance fees also apply $32,600 NZD**
Master of Commerce (180 points) $40,700 NZD**
Master of Computer-Assisted Language Learning (180 points) $32,200 NZD**
Master of Counselling $34,200 NZD
Master of Disaster, Risk and Resilience (180 points) $45,000 NZD**
Master of Education $27,100 NZD
Master of Education endorsed in Inclusive and Special Education $27,100 NZD
Master of Engineering $36,800 NZD
Master of Engineering in Fire Engineering $36,800 NZD
Master of Engineering in Management (includes project fee) $39,550 NZD**
Master of Engineering Studies $36,800 NZD**
Master of Engineering in Transportation (180 points) $36,800 NZD**
Master of European Union Studies (180 points) $29,800 NZD**
Master of Fine Arts $31,600 NZD
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Not offered in 2017
Master of Forestry Science $34,200 NZD
Master of Geographic Information Science $31,600 NZD
Master of Hazard and Disaster Management $34,200 NZD
Master of Health Sciences $34,200 NZD
Master of Health Sciences Professional Practice (Nursing) (180 points) $32,200 NZD**
Master of Human Interface Technology (MHIT) (120 points) $36,800 NZD**
Master of International Law and Politics (180 points) $31,600 NZD
Master of International Relations and Diplomacy (180 points) $29,800 NZD**
Master of Laws $31,600 NZD
Master of Laws (International Law and Politics) $31,600 NZD
Master of Linguistics (180 points) $29,800 NZD**
Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership (180 points) $27,100 NZD
Master of Māori and Indigenous Studies $27,100 NZD
Master of Music $31,600 NZD
Master of Policy and Governance (180 points) $29,800 NZD**
Master of Professional Accounting (240 points) Application and acceptance fees also apply $43,500 NZD**
Master of Science $34,200 NZD
Master of Science - Psychology, Geography, Mathematics $31,600 NZD
Master of Science - Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology $34,200 NZD
Master of Social Work $27,100 NZD
Master of Social Work (Applied) (240 Points) $45,900 NZD**
Master of Specialist Teaching $27,100 NZD
Master of Speech and Language Pathology (240 points) $61,200 NZD**
Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary or Secondary) (180 points) $40,650 NZD**
Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (180 points) $32,200 NZD**
Master of Te Reo Māori (240 points) $45,900 NZD**
Master of Urban Resilience and Renewal $31,600 NZD
Master of Water Resource Management $34,200 NZD
Professional Master of Engineering Geology (180 points) $45,000 NZD**
DOCTORAL Estimated yearly tuition fee
Doctor of Education (EdD) $17,615 NZD (part-time)
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) $31,600 NZD
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)  $6,617 NZD - $7,971 NZD
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.