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MBA fees and scholarships

14 November 2023

The UC MBA remains competitively priced. Our domestic students have the 'pay-as-you-learn' option where you pay for each course as you take it, plus your student levy for each year. We also have several scholarships available. Check out MBA fees and scholarships at UC.


The UC MBA remains competitively priced, and a complete MBA will cost around $39,098 (2024 rates, conditions apply). Domestic students can “pay-as-you-learn”, where you pay for each course as you take it, plus your student levy for each year. There are also several scholarships available to students. 


The Ben Gough Family Foundation Leaders Scholarship
Our most prestigious scholarship, the Ben Gough Family Foundation Leaders Scholarship, supports rising talent undertaking their MBA with the University of Canterbury. In addition, students can gain access to an exclusive leadership programme that will accelerate their growth as a leader and expand their thinking. Through its founders Ben and Penny Gough, the Ben Gough Family Foundation are committed to growing the capacity of Aotearoa New Zealand’s business leaders.

Graduate Women Canterbury (Inc.) Trust Board Scholarship
The purpose of this scholarship is to support female students at the University of Canterbury to complete bachelor’s degrees, bachelor’s with honours degrees, and non-thesis postgraduate study.

Freemasons University Scholarships
The Freemasons Scholarships are to assist able students who are actively involved in their community, to complete their university education in their chosen field.  The scholarships are provided annually, funded and administered by The Freemasons Charity.

Graduates Association Postgraduate Scholarship for Arts, Business, and Law
This scholarship supports postgraduate students in Arts, Business, and Law at the University of Canterbury.

Manaaki NZ Scholarships 
Manaaki Scholarships are offered by the New Zealand Government to build future leaders in developing countries. Full scholarships are available for both undergraduate and postgraduate study, depending on your home country.

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