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.

PhDsPoints2019
TOTAL PROGRAMME FEE
(All prices are in NZD)
2020
TOTAL PROGRAMME FEE
(ALL PRICES ARE IN NZD)
Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) - Please note price is an annual cost based on 120 points$33,800$35,800
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - Please note fee is an annual cost based on 120 points360$6,884 - $8,293 per 120 points$7,022 - $8,459
MastersPoints2019
TOTAL PROGRAMME FEE
(All prices are in NZD)
2020
TOTAL PROGRAMME FEE
(ALL PRICES ARE IN NZD)
Master of Antarctic Studies (MASt) Tuition fee includes ANTA603 (Antarctica Field Trip)180$58,900$61,800
Master of Applied Data Science 180$37,500$41,250
Master of Applied Finance and Economics 180$37,500$41,250
Master of Applied Translations and Interpreting New in 2020180$46,050
Master of Architectural Engineering 120$42,000$44,000
Master of Arts 120
240
$29,000
$58,000
$30,700
$61,400
Master of Audiology 240$73,200$76,800
Master of Bicultural Co-Governance of Natural Resources 180$54,900Not open to new enrolments
Master of Business Administration (MBA) - change in points subject to CUAP approval180$57,200$47,250
Master of Business Information Systems (MBIS) 180$37,500 $41,250
Master of Business Management 180$37,500$41,250
Master of Civil Engineering 120$42,000$44,000
Master of Commerce 120
180
$25,000
$37,500
$27,500
$41,250
Master of Computer-Assisted Language Learning 180Not open to new enrolments in 2019Not open to new enrolments in 2020
Master of Counselling 240$73,200$76,800
Master of Criminal Justice 180Not available in 2019$46,050
Master of Disaster, Risk and Resilience 180$48,900$51,900
Master of Education 120
180
$29,000
$43,500
$30,700
$46,050
Master of Engineering 120$42,000$44,000
Master of Engineering in Fire Engineering 210$73,500$77,000
Master of Engineering in Management - includes project fee120$45,000$47,150
Master of Engineering in Transportation 180$63,000$66,000
Master of Engineering Studies 120$42,000$44,000
Master of European Union Studies 180$34,500$39,000
Master of Financial Engineering 180$54,900$57,600
Master of Financial Management 180$37,500$41,250
Master of Fine Arts 120$33,800$35,800
Master of Forestry Science 120
240
$36,600
$73,200
$38,400
$76,800
Master of Geographic Information Science 120
240
Not open to new enrolments in 2019Not open to new enrolments in 2020
Master of Health Sciences 240$73,200$76,800
Master of Health Sciences Professional Practice 180$33,750$36,750
Master of Human Interface Technology (MHIT) 120$42,000$44,000
Master of International Relations and Diplomacy 180$34,500$39,000
Master of Laws (International Law and Politics) 120$33,800$35,800
Master of Laws (LLM) 120$33,800$35,800
Master of Linguistics 180$34,500$39,000
Master of Māori and Indigenous Leadership 180$34,500$39,000
Master of Music 120$33,800$35,800
Master of Policy and Governance 180$34,500$39,000
Master of Professional Accounting 240$50,000$55,000
Master of Science Varies$36,600 per 120 points$38,400 per 120 points
Master of Social Work 120$23,000$26,000
Master of Social Work (Applied) 240$46,000$52,000
Master of Spatial Analysis for Public Health 180$54,900$57,600
Master of Specialist Teaching 180$43,500$46,050
Master of Speech and Language Pathology 240$65,200$70,800
Master of Sports Science 180$54,900$57,600
Master of Strategic Communication 180$34,500$39,000
Master of Teaching and Learning (Primary or Secondary) 180$43,500$46,050
Master of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 180$33,750$36,000
Master of Te Reo Maori 240$46,000$52,000
Master of Urban Resilience and Renewal 180$54,900$57,600
Master of Water Resource Management 240$73,200$76,800
Master of Writing 180$34,500$39,000
Professional Master of Engineering Geology 180$48,900$53,100
Professional Master of Geospatial Science & Technology 180$54,900$54,900
Postgraduate DiplomasPoints2019
TOTAL PROGRAMME FEE
(All prices are in NZD)
2020
TOTAL PROGRAMME FEE
(ALL PRICES ARE IN NZD)
Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Data Science 120$25,000$27,500
Postgraduate Diploma in Art Curatorship 120$23,000$26,000
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts 120$23,000$26,000
Postgraduate Diploma in Business 120$25,000$27,500
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration 120$28,600$31,500
Postgraduate Diploma in Business Information Systems 120$25,000$27,500
Postgraduate Diploma in Child and Family Psychology 195$59,475$62,400
Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology 264$80,520$84,480
Postgraduate Diploma in Education Endorsements in 7 different areas120$29,000$30,700
Postgraduate Diploma in Forestry 120$36,600$38,400
Postgraduate Diploma in Geographic Information Science 120Not open to new enrolmentsNot open to new enrolments
Postgraduate Diploma in Geospatial Science and Technology 120$36,600$38,400
Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences 120$36,600$24,500
Postgraduate Diploma in Information Systems and Technology 120$25,000$27,500
Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism 120$29,000Not offered in 2020
Postgraduate Diploma in Science 120$36,600$38,400
Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching 120$29,000$30,700
Postgraduate Diploma in Sport Science 120$36,600$38,400
Postgraduate Diploma in Te Reo Māori 120$24,900$26,000
Postgraduate Diploma in Water Resource Management 120$36,600$38,400
Postgraduate Diploma in Fine Arts - new in 2020120$35,800
Postgraduate Certificates (60 Points)Points2019
TOTAL PROGRAMME FEE
(All prices are in NZD)
2020
TOTAL PROGRAMME FEE
(ALL PRICES ARE IN NZD)
Postgraduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies - includes field trip60$22,300$23,400
Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural Engineering 60$21,000$22,000
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts 60$14,500$15,350
Postgraduate Certificate in Business 60$12,500$13,750
Postgraduate Certificate in Civil Engineering 60$21,000$22,000
Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Teaching 60$14,500$15,350
Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Studies 60$18,300$19,200
Postgraduate Certificate in Digital Humanities 60$11,500$13,000
Postgraduate Certificate in Education 60$14,500$15,350
Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering 60$21,000$22,000
Postgraduate Certificate in Geospatial Science and Technology 60$18,300$19,200
Postgraduate Certificate in Health Sciences 60$18,300$12,250
Postgraduate Certificate in Information Systems and Technology 60$12,500$13,750
Postgraduate Certificate in Māori and Indigenous Leadership 60$11,500$13,000
Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care 60$18,300$19,200
Postgraduate Certificate in Science 60$18,300$19,200
Postgraduate Certificate in Specialist Teaching 60$14,500$15,350
Postgraduate Certificate in Sport Science 60$18,300$19,200
Postgraduate Certificate in Strategic Leadership 60$14,300$15,750
Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 60$11,250$12,000
Postgraduate Certificate in Te Reo Māori 60$14,500$13,000
Postgraduate Certificate in Tertiary Teaching 60$14,500$15,350
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