University Of Canterbury

New Zealand

Public University, Estd. in 2004

Updated on - December 9th 2019 by Piyush Bhartiya

Overview

University Of Canterbury Facts

 The Within New Zealand, the University of Canterbury is the second oldest university.

  • The University was ranked 214th overall by the QS World University Rankings 2017.
  • The Times Higher Education World University Rankings placed UC among the top 400 universities in 2016-17.
  • By QS Stars University Rating, it has been rated with five stars.
  • The Academic Ranking World Universities placed Canterbury among world's top 500 universities.
  • The University's 15 subjects have been ranked among world’s top 200 by QS World University Rankings by subject 2018.

Popular Courses

1st year total fees:
Rs. 1,647,756.00
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 1,667,028.00
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 1,228,590.00
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 1,146,684.00
Exams Accepted:
GMAT,GRE,SAT
1st year total fees:
Rs. 1,647,756.00
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL

About University Of Canterbury

The public University of Canterbury was established in 1873. It was first located in Christchurch Central City but now moved to Ilam, a suburb away from the center of the city. After the University of Otago, Canterbury became the second university to provide with tertiary level education in New Zealand.

The university offers courses in Commerce, Engineering, Arts, Education, Fine Arts, and many others. The University has above 15,500 students and an academic staff of 715. It has the most number of field stations and each of its libraries is dedicated to specific subjects.

Notable Alumni

There are several notable alumni who have studied at University Of Canterbury. Some of the notable alumni of University Of Canterbury are:

NameDescription
Rosemary BanksFormer New Zealand diplomat. She was Ambassador to France and Permanent Representative to the OECD from 2010 to 2014
William Young (judge)Supreme Court Judge, and former President of the Court of Appeal of New Zealand
Nathan Cohen (rower)New Zealand rower. He is a two-time world champion, and won a gold medal in the Olympics
Ian FosterNew Zealand-American computer scientist
Rhys DarbyAn actor and comedian from New Zealand

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Courses and Fees

Popular Degrees

B.C.A. + M.Sc. (Bachelors of Computer Application + Masters of Sciences)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 1,647,756.00
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
B.Sc. + M.Sc. (Bachelors of Science + Masters of Science)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 1,647,756.00
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
M.Tech. + Ph.D. (Masters of Technology + Doctorate of Philosphy)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 1,667,028.00
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
M.Tech. (Master of Technology)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 1,667,028.00
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL
B.F.M.M. (Bachelor Of Financial Marketing Management)
1st year total fees:
Rs. 1,305,678.00
Exams Accepted:
IELTS,PTE,TOEFL

Browse Courses by Area of Study

Business & Management

61 Courses

Computer Science & IT

22 Courses

Education

54 Courses

Engineering

39 Courses

Fine Arts

40 Courses

Hospitality & Tourism

2 Courses

Law

7 Courses

Mathematics

5 Courses

Medicine

4 Courses

Professional Studies

1 Courses

Science

53 Courses

Social Science

50 Courses

Sports

14 Courses

List of courses

Admission Procedures

How to Apply

  • Students need to carry their standard XII reports.
  • Students are required to qualify IELTS, TOEFL, International Baccalaureate (IB), EAP Level 2, CPE, CAE, PTE and NZCEL.

Requirements & Eligibility

Area of StudyUGPG
Business and ManagementIELTS: 6
PTE: -
TOEFL: 80
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90
Computer Science and ITIELTS: 6
PTE: -
TOEFL: 80
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
EducationIELTS: 6
PTE: -
TOEFL: 80
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90
EngineeringIELTS: 6
PTE: -
TOEFL: 80
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90
Fine ArtsIELTS: 6
PTE: -
TOEFL: 80
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90
Hospitality and TourismIELTS: 6
PTE: -
TOEFL: 80
IELTS: -
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
LawIELTS: 6
PTE: -
TOEFL: 80
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90
MathematicsIELTS: 6
PTE: -
TOEFL: 80
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90
MedicineIELTS: 6
PTE: -
TOEFL: 80
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90
Professional StudiesIELTS: -
PTE: -
TOEFL: -
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90
ScienceIELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90
IELTS: 6
PTE: -
TOEFL: 80
Social ScienceIELTS: 6
PTE: -
TOEFL: 80
IELTS: 6
PTE: -
TOEFL: 80
SportsIELTS: 6
PTE: -
TOEFL: 80
IELTS: 6.5
PTE: -
TOEFL: 90

Important Deadlines

Area of StudyUGPG
Business and Management 30.nov ,2019 30.nov ,2019
Computer Science and IT 30.nov ,2019 December 30,2019
Education 30.nov ,2019 30.nov ,2019
Engineering 30.nov ,2019 30.nov ,2019
Fine Arts 30.nov ,2019 30.nov ,2019
Hospitality and Tourism 30.nov ,2019 -
Law 30.nov ,2019 30.nov ,2019
Mathematics 30.nov ,2019 30.nov ,2019
Medicine December 30,2019 30.nov ,2019
Professional Studies - 30.nov ,2019
Science 30.nov ,2019 December 30,2019
Social Science 30.nov ,2019 December 30,2019
Sports December 30,2019 30.nov ,2019

Life at University Of Canterbury

Student Life

  • The student association holds a number of events and gives opportunities to meet new students.
  • There are a number of clubs to be a part of.
  • The Christchurch campus has an ambiance that makes learning more interesting.
  • The campus is made accessible openly.
  • There are different kinds of businesses running on the campus.

International Students

There are more than 1,100 international students.

Accommodation Details

  • The residence halls are at a 5-minute distance from the main campus.
  • There are standard catered rooms at all residence halls.
  • There is a courtyard for students to socialize.
  • A spacious study room has been allotted.

Key Attractions

  • The 3 main libraries housed at the tallest building in the campus, Puaka-James Hight Building.
  • There 4 field stations in the campus, that no other university in New Zealand has.
  • The Macmillan Brown library houses not just books, but art galleries and collects items.
  • The food and music festivals.
  • The Westport field station located between the Tasman Sea and the mountains.

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Colleges

Colleges at University Of Canterbury

There are 5 colleges that come under University Of Canterbury. The details are as follows:

CollegeDescription
College Education, Health, Human Development

The need for human development means the required for skilled professionals is only going to increase in the coming time and hence students can find an opportunity of a lifetime joining the College Education, Health, Human Development.

College of Business and Law

The College of Business and Law has various postgraduate programs including flagship MBA and different programs in law. 

College of Engineering

The College of Engineering has courses being Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering, or the very recent Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Engineering, the school handles the evergreen and the new concepts in engineering quite vividly

College of Science

College of Sciences provides the perfect opportunity to enter the area of Physics and Chemistry, and join the workforce as a faculty later on in the career.

College of Arts

Arts includes subjects like Sociology, Philosophy and History which are important to attain patterns and critical thinking abilities. This school offers all the required courses with the best curriculum.

1.
College Education, Health, Human Development

The need for human development means the required for skilled professionals is only going to increase in the coming time and hence students can find an opportunity of a lifetime joining the College Education, Health, Human Development.

2.
College of Business and Law

The College of Business and Law has various postgraduate programs including flagship MBA and different programs in law. 

3.
College of Engineering

The College of Engineering has courses being Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering, or the very recent Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Engineering, the school handles the evergreen and the new concepts in engineering quite vividly

4.
College of Science

College of Sciences provides the perfect opportunity to enter the area of Physics and Chemistry, and join the workforce as a faculty later on in the career.

5.
College of Arts

Arts includes subjects like Sociology, Philosophy and History which are important to attain patterns and critical thinking abilities. This school offers all the required courses with the best curriculum.

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