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University of Canterbury

University of Canterbury Private Bag 4800 Christchurch View map
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2K-4K
Public
Very High
11,851
734
2,580

Overview

The University of Canterbury enjoys an international reputation as a university that has a distinguished heritage, embraces and extols traditional values of academic excellence and takes singular pride in its strong research culture. The University (five colleges - Arts, Business and Economics, Education, Engineering and Science and School of Law) 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 has an impressive profile in research, learning and advanced scholarship as is evidenced by its strong performance in recent Performance-Based Research Fund exercises. This fuels the University's resolve to continue with strong contributions to fundamental and applied research, with well-regarded postgraduate and research programmes and with strong research and collaborative links with other leading tertiary institutions and research organisations, nationally and internationally. The University's teaching programmes represent a heritage of solidly-grounded basic disciplines in the laboratory sciences, commerce, education, engineering, field sciences, forestry, humanities, information and communication technology, law, life sciences, social sciences and visual and performing arts.

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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