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University Of Canterbury

Wellington, New Zealand
Estd. 2004
Rank: #4
public University
285 Courses Available
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.

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Admissions
  • 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
Business and Management
UG:Ielts:6.5Toefl:90
PG:Ielts:6.5Toefl:90
Computer Science and IT
UG:Ielts:6Toefl:80
PG:Ielts:6.5
Education
UG:Ielts:6Toefl:90
PG:Ielts:6Toefl:80
Engineering
UG:Ielts:6Toefl:80
PG:Ielts:7
Fine Arts
UG:Ielts:6Toefl:80
PG:Ielts:6.5Toefl:90
Hospitality and Tourism
UG:Ielts:6Toefl:80
Law
UG:Ielts:6Toefl:80
PG:Ielts:6.5Toefl:90
Mathematics
UG:Ielts:6Toefl:80
PG:Ielts:6.5Toefl:90
Medicine
UG:Ielts:6Toefl:80
PG:Ielts:6.5Toefl:90
Professional Studies
PG:Ielts:6.5Toefl:90
Science
UG:Ielts:6.5Toefl:90
PG:Ielts:6.5Toefl:90
Social Science
UG:Ielts:6Toefl:80
PG:Ielts:6Toefl:80
Sports
UG:Ielts:6Toefl:80
PG:Ielts:6.5Toefl:90
Important Deadlines
Area of StudyPGUG
Business and Management30.nov30.nov
Computer Science and IT30/Dec, 30/Aug30.nov
Education30/Dec, 30/May30/Dec, 30/May
Engineering30/Dec, 30/Apr30.nov
Fine Arts30.nov30.nov
Hospitality and Tourism-30.nov
Law30.nov30.nov
Mathematics30.nov30.nov
Medicine30.nov30/Dec
Professional Studies30.nov-
Science30.nov30.nov
Social Science30/Dec, 30/May30/Dec
Sports30.nov30/Dec
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.
Living Costs
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Colleges at University Of Canterbury
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 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 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 Business and Law

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

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.

Contact Details
WEBSITEhttp://www.canterbury.ac.nz/admissions/
ADDRESS20 Kirkwood Ave, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand
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