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University of Canterbury

8140 University of Canterbury Christchurch View map
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2K-4K
Public
Very High
11,851
734
2,580

Overview

One of the leading research universities in New Zealand, the University of Canterbury was founded by scholars of Oxford and Cambridge universities in 1873, making it the second oldest in New Zealand and the fourth oldest in Australasia, Since its establishment, the University of Canterbury has produced graduates who have gone on to become leaders in their fields. Today, Canterbury graduates go on to high-calibre jobs, are accepted into prestigious university programmes and secure research positions around the world. The University is located in attractively landscaped grounds in the suburb of Ilam, ten minutes drive from the city centre and an international airport. Lecture theatres, research centres, libraries, laboratories, studios, computer workrooms, halls of residence and a host of other student services and facilities are all located on campus. The University is structured around five Colleges: Arts, Business and Economics, Education, Engineering and Science and a School of Law. Each balances a commitment to innovation with a well deserved reputation for academic excellence. Education is a significant investment, so it is reassuring that Canterbury offers qualifications that are recognized worldwide.

University Highlights

Total students - 11,851

17%
83%

International students - 2,580

64%
36%

Total faculty staff - 734

343
391

Total students - 11,851

17%
83%

International students - 2,580

64%
36%

Total faculty staff - 734

391
343

Undergraduate Program

2,000 - 4,000
10,000 - 12,000

Postgraduate Program

4,000 - 6,000
8,000 - 10,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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