In the rapidly changing COVID-19 environment the priority of the University of Canterbury Postgraduate Research Office is the health, safety and wellbeing of our postgraduate research student community and supervisors. The Postgraduate Research Office has established an FAQ section on the UC COVID-19 information site. The FAQs are updated as they change. If staff or students have any further questions about research supervision and COVID-19, please do not hesitate to contact the Postgraduate Research Office or Professor Megan McAuliffe, Dean of Postgraduate Research (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The University of Canterbury offers a wide range of postgraduate and graduate qualifications through world-class resources and exciting, hands-on research opportunities.
Graduate and postgraduate study provides you with specialist skills and applied experience. It can also open up a new career direction.
An honours degree brings the opportunity to go deeper with a personalised study programme and to further explore and develop areas of interest in your chosen field. Students who complete an honours degree may be permitted to proceed to a PhD.
Graduate diplomas and certificates can increase the value of your undergraduate degree in the job market or be a first step to a new career.
Our range of qualifications offer flexibility, different specialties and features that enable you to choose a programme that fits your career goals.
A master’s degree is a way of advancing your understanding and skill in your undergraduate major, undertaking study in a new professional area, building on the general skills acquired in an undergraduate degree, and progressing to a PhD.
Studying with children has never been easier. There are a wide range of childcare options at UC to suit any parent's needs.
The Postgraduate Students' Association is a UCSA-affiliated club to improve the postgraduate experience at UC.
Entry requirements for postgraduate study include academic and English language requirements.