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.

(All prices are in NZD)
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) - Please note price is an annual cost based on 120 points$33,800
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Please note price is an annual cost based on 120 points360$6,884 - $8,293 per 120 points
(All prices are in NZD)
Master of Antarctic Studies (MASt) Tuition fee includes ANTA603 (Antarctica Field Trip)180$58,900
Master of Applied Data Science 180$37,500
Master of Applied Finance and Economics (MAFE) 180$37,500
Master of Architectural Engineering 120$42,000
Master of Arts 120
Master of Audiology 240$73,200
Master of Bicultural Co-Governance of Natural Resources - new for 2018180$54,900
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 240$57,200
Master of Business Information Systems 180$37,500
Master of Business Management 180$37,500
Master of Civil Engineering - new for 2019
(subject to CUAP approval in December 2018)
Master of Commerce 120
Master of Computer-Assisted Language Learning 180Not open to new enrolments in 2019
Master of Counselling 240$73,200
Master of Criminal Justice - new for 2019180Not available in 2019
Master of Disaster, Risk and Resilience 180$48,900
Master of Education 120
Master of Engineering 120$42,000
Master of Engineering in Fire Engineering 210$73,500
Master of Engineering in Management - includes project fee120$45,000
Master of Engineering in Transportation 180$63,000
Master of Engineering Studies 120$42,000
Master of European Union Studies 180$34,500
Master of Financial Engineering 180$54,900
Master of Financial Management 180$37,500
Master of Fine Arts 120$33,800
Master of Forestry Science 120
Master of Geographic Information Science 120
Not open to new enrolments in 2019
Master of Health Sciences 240$73,200
Master of Health Sciences Professional Practice 180$33,750
Master of Human Interface Technology (MHIT) 120$42,000
Master of International Relations and Diplomacy 180$34,500
Master of Laws (International Law and Politics) 120$33,800
Master of Laws (LLM) 120$33,800
Master of Linguistics 180$34,500
Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership 180$34,500
Master of Music 120$33,800
Master of Policy and Governance 180$34,500
Master of Professional Accounting 240$50,000
Master of Science Varies$36,600 per 120 points
Master of Social Work 120$23,000
Master of Social Work (Applied) 240$46,000
Master of Spatial Analysis for Public Health - new for 2018180$54,900
Master of Specialist Teaching 180$43,500
Master of Speech and Language Pathology 240$65,200
Master of Sports Science - new for 2018180$54,900
Master of Strategic Communication - new for 2018180$34,500
Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary or Secondary) 180$43,500
Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 180$33,750
Master of Te Reo Maori 240$46,000
Master of Urban Resilience and Renewal 180$54,900
Master of Water Resource Management 240$73,200
Master of Writing 180$34,500
Professional Master of Engineering Geology 180$48,900
Professional Master of Geospatial Science & Technology - new for 2018180$54,900
(All prices are in NZD)
Bachelor of Arts with Honours 120$29,000 - $36,600
Bachelor of Commerce with Honours 120$25,000
Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours 120$33,800
Bachelor of Music with Honours 120$33,800
Bachelor of Science with Honours
(Change to 120 points subject to CUAP approval)
150$29,900 - $36,600 (120 points)
Bachelor of Teaching and Learning with Honours 120Not open to new enrolments in 2019
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