Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies

PGCertAntaStud

  • researchers on the ice in Antarctica

Fees

NZD $9,160

Based on 2018
total programme fee

Pathways

Pathways inlcude:

  • Master of Antarctic Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Fees

NZD $21,300

Based on 2018
total programme fee

Pathways

Pathways inlcude:

  • Master of Antarctic Studies
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Apply Now Got a Question? Check your eligibility

Download Brochure

Overview

Antarctic Studies is an internationally unique programme of study and inquiry that has been developed by staff at the University of Canterbury in partnership with Antarctica New Zealand, with significant contributions from the other New Zealand universities.

The Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies attracts graduate students from a diverse range of disciplines and draws on the expertise of over thirty academic staff and guest speakers.

Students examine major scientific and environmental themes as well as contemporary issues facing Antarctica. Participants will consider the major social, political and legal issues facing the region. As part of the course students travel to Antarctica for a unique field trip to gather data for reports and projects.

The PGCertAntaStud may be awarded with Distinction.

Contact us

For full requirements see the Regulations for the Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies .

For course advice contact the College of Education, Health and Human Development:

College of Science | Te Rāngai Pūtaiao

University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha

Private Bag 4800

Christchurch 8140

New Zealand

Phone+64 3 369 4141

Emailcollegeofscience@canterbury.ac.nz