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.

PhDsPoints2020
TOTAL PROGRAMME FEE
(ALL PRICES ARE IN NZD)
2021
TOTAL PROGRAMME FEE
(All prices are in NZD)
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) - Please note price is an annual cost based on 120 points$35,800$36,500
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Please note fee is an annual cost based on 120 points360$7,022 - $8,459 per 120 pointsTBD
MastersPoints2020
TOTAL PROGRAMME FEE
(ALL PRICES ARE IN NZD)
2021
TOTAL PROGRAMME FEE
(All prices are in NZD)
Master of Antarctic Studies (MASt) Tuition fee includes ANTA603 (Antarctica Field Trip)180$61,800$63,572
Master of Applied Data Science 180$41,250$45,375
Master of Applied Finance and Economics 180$41,250$45,375
Master of Applied Translation and Interpreting New in 2020180$39,000$40,800
Master of Architectural Engineering 120$44,000$44,000
Master of Arts 120
240
$30,700
$61,400
$64,000
Master of Audiology 240$76,800$79,000
Master of Bicultural Co-Governance of Natural Resources 180Not open to new enrolmentsNot open to new enrolments
Masters of Business (MBUS) 180$45,375
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 180$47,250$51,750
Master of Business Information Systems (MBIS) 180$41,250$45,375
Master of Business Management 180$41,250$45,375
Master of Civil Engineering 120$44,000$44,000
Master of Commerce 120
180
$27,500
$41,250
$30,250
$45,375
Master of Computer-Assisted Language Learning 180Not open to new enrolments in 2020Not open to new enrolments in 2021
Master of Counselling 240$76,800$79,000
Master of Criminal Justice 180$46,050$48,000
Master of Disaster, Risk and Resilience 180$51,900$54,750
Master of Education 120
180
$30,700
$46,050
$32,000
$48,000
Master of Engineering 168 (1.4efts)$61,600$61,600
Master of Engineering in Fire Engineering 210$44,000 (first 120 points)$44,000 (first 120 points)
Master of Engineering in Management - includes project fee120$44,000 (first 120 points)- Program Fee $47,500$44,000 (first 120 points)- Program Fee $47,500
Master of Engineering in Transportation 180$66,000$66,000
Master of Engineering Studies 120$44,000$44,000
Master of European Union Studies 180$39,000$40,800
Master of Financial Engineering 180$57,600$59,250
Master of Financial Management 180$41,250$45,375
Master of Fine Arts 120$35,800$36,500
Master of Forestry Science 120
240
$38,400
$76,800
$39,500
$79,000
Master of Geographic Information Science 120
240
Not open to new enrolments in 2020Not open to new enrolments in 2021
Master of Health Sciences 240$76,800$79,000
Master of Health Sciences Professional Practice 180$36,750$39,000
Master of Human Interface Technology (MHIT) 120Not available in 2020$44,000
Master of International Relations and Diplomacy 180$39,000$40,800
Master of Laws (International Law and Politics) 120$35,800$36,500
Master of Laws (LLM) 120$35,800$36,500
Master of Linguistics 180$39,000$40,800
Master of Music 120$35,800$36,500
Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership 180$39,000$40,800
Master of Policy and Governance 180$39,000$40,800
Master of Product Design - New in 2021180$52,500
Master of Product Innovation - New in 2021180$52,500
Master of Professional Accounting 240$55,000$60,500
Master of Science Varies$38,400 per 120 points$39,500 per 120 points
Master of Social Work 120$26,000$27,200
Master of Social Work (Applied) 240$52,000$54,400
Master of Spatial Analysis for Public Health 180$57,600$59,250
Master of Specialist Teaching 180$46,050$48,000
Master of Speech and Language Pathology 240$70,800$73,000
Master of Sports Science 180$57,600$59,250
Master of Strategic Communication 180$39,000$40,800
Master of Te Reo Maori 240$52,000$54,400
Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary or Secondary) 180$46,050$48,000
Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 180$36,000$39,000
Master of Urban Resilience and Renewal 180$57,600$59,250
Master of Water Resource Management 240$76,800$79,000
Master of Writing 180$39,000$40,800
Professional Master of Engineering Geology 180$53,100$54,750
Professional Master of Geospatial Science & Technology 180$54,900$59,250
Postgraduate DiplomasPoints2020
TOTAL PROGRAMME FEE
(ALL PRICES ARE IN NZD)
2021
TOTAL PROGRAMME FEE
(All prices are in NZD)
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Data Science 120$27,500$30,250
Postgraduate Diploma in Art Curatorship 120$26,000$27,200
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts 120$26,000$27,200
Postgraduate Diploma in Business 120$27,500$30,250
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration 120$31,500$34,500
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Information Systems 120$27,500$30,250
Postgraduate Diploma in Child and Family Psychology 195$62,400$64,188
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology 264$84,480$86,900
Postgraduate Diploma in Education Endorsements in 7 different areas120$30,700$32,000
Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Arts 120$35,800$36,500
Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry 120$38,400$39,500
Postgraduate Diploma in Geographic Information Science 120Not open to new enrolments$39,500
Postgraduate Diploma in Geospatial Science and Technology 120$38,400$39,500
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences 120$24,500$26,000
Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems and Technology 120$27,500$30,250
Postgraduate Diploma in Science 120$38,400$39,500
Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching 120$30,700$32,000
Postgraduate Diploma in Sport Science 120$38,400$39,500
Postgraduate Diploma in Te Reo Māori 120$26,000$27,200
Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management 120$38,400$39,500
Postgraduate Certificates (60 Points)Points2020
TOTAL PROGRAMME FEE
(ALL PRICES ARE IN NZD)
2021
TOTAL PROGRAMME FEE
(All prices are in NZD)
Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies - includes field trip60$23,400$24,472
Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural Engineering 60$22,000$22,000
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts 60$15,350$16,000
Postgraduate Certificate in Business 60$13,750$15,125
Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Engineering 60$22,000$22,000
Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Teaching 60$12,250$13,000
Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Studies 60$19,200$19,750
Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Humanities 60$13,000$13,600
Postgraduate Certificate in Education 60$15,350$16,000
Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering 60$22,000$22,000
Postgraduate Certificate in Geospatial Science and Technology 60$19,200$19,750
Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences 60$12,250$13,000
Postgraduate Certificate in Information Systems and Technology 60$13,750$15,125
Postgraduate Certificate in Māori and Indigenous Leadership 60$13,000$13,600
Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care 60$19,200$19,750
Postgraduate Certificate in Product Design -New in 202160Not offered in 2020$17,500
Postgraduate Certificate in Product Innovation 60$17,500
Postgraduate Certificate in Science 60$19,200$19,750
Postgraduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching 60$15,350$16,000
Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Science 60$19,200$19,750
Postgraduate Certificate in Strategic Leadership 60$15,750$17,250
Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 60$12,000$13,000
Postgraduate Certificate in Te Reo Māori 60$13,000$13,600
Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching 60$15,350$16,000
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