University of Canterbury: Christchurch, New Zealand

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  • The Department of Theatre and Film is internationally acclaimed for its innovative approach to research, actively integrating theory and practice both on stage and in film. Its postgraduate courses make it possible for students to chose to combine fi... more >

  • A thriving programme experiencing huge growth, Mass Communication studies media organisations, media ethics, content and issues, particularly as applied to New Zealand. The courses within the degree examine key areas of current international debate w... more >

  • The School of Music offers an exciting range of courses and qualifications focussing on performance, composition, digital music, ethnomusicology, music history and research, musicianship and music education. Along with research activities across the... more >

  • Since its founding in 2000, the National Centre for Research on Europe (NCRE) has firmly established itself as the intellectual and interdisciplinary focal point for the study of Europe in New Zealand, being the only dedicated centre for research int... more >

  • UC's MBA programme is a unique programme that has an emphasis on building leadership capabilities. It is positioned in a small entrepreneurial economy and is one of only seven AMBA accredited MBA courses in Australasia. The programme balances... more >

  • Canterbury's programmes in Engineering are ranked first in New Zealand (The NZ Government's Tertiary Education Commission's latest Performance Based Research Fund quality assessment). UC's Electrical and Electronic Engineering department has a strong... more >

  • Canterbury's programmes in Foreign Languages and Linguistics are ranked first in New Zealand (The NZ Government's Tertiary Education Commission's latest Performance Based Research Fund quality assessment). Studies in the Russian Programme will be of... more >

  • A PhD involves extensive, sustained & original research in a subject of your choice, & study with results presented by thesis. more >

  • The department has excellent facilities, and provides strong support for students. The lecturing staff are also active researchers, and have one of the best records of research publications in the Pacific region. Honours and Masters degrees are often... more >

  • The South Island of New Zealand (where the University of Canterbury is located) is an ideal laboratory for many fields of physical geography, such as climate, coastal and alpine studies. New Zealand has a history of experimentation in economic and en... more >

  • UC's qualifications in Child and Family Psychology are designed for students who wish to become registered psychologists and practise as child and family psychologists. In their first year of the two-year MEd(ChFamPsyc), students study papers in chil... more >

  • Canterbury's programmes in Engineering are ranked first in New Zealand (The NZ Government's Tertiary Education Commission's latest Performance Based Research Fund quality assessment). Teaching and research in transportation engineering within the Dep... more >

  • The postgraduate Human Services programme, the only one of its type in the country, offers graduates the opportunity to pursue knowledge in a specific human service area and maximise their ability to follow a focused career direction specialising in... more >

  • Canterbury has the top-ranked Religious Studies programme in New Zealand for research excellence according to the national Performance Based Research Funding (PBRF) assessment, and Canterbury has one of the best libraries in Australasia for the study... more >

  • Canterbury's programmes in Foreign Languages and Linguistics are ranked first in New Zealand (The NZ Government's Tertiary Education Commission's latest Performance Based Research Fund quality assessment). Postgraduate studies in UC's German departme... more >

  • Education has been offered at UC for more than a century. All the academic staff of the School of Educational Studies and Human Development have doctoral qualifications and come from a range of backgrounds including Psychology, Sociology, Philosophy,... more >

  • The postgraduate Health Sciences programme is aimed at people who are currently employed in, or seeking employment in, a health-related field, the social services, or local or central government. An interdisciplinary programme, students will complete... more >

  • Societies seem to be firmly established but change rapidly - sociologists investigate these changes. Their subject matter ranges from the intimacy of the family, the criminal gang, activities at the rugby game and rock festival through to divisions o... more >

  • In the area of mathematics there is particular expertise in approximation theory, combinatorics, constructive mathematics, functional analysis, geometry, inverse problems and optimization theory. The department also hosts a biomathematics research ce... more >

  • The unique postgraduate Hazard and Disaster Management programme (the only programme of its type in New Zealand) is aimed at graduates with a first degree in Science, Arts (Geography), Engineering or other areas approved by the Course Director. The p... more >

  • UC's College of Business and Economics is committed to teaching and research excellence and enjoys extensive links with leading university business schools around the world. Lecturers have international standing in their fields and have written many... more >

  • Within UC's School of Fine Arts, Art History has been operating for nearly thirty years. There are eight full-time staff, who between them have an impressive record in teaching, publications and exhibition curating. They are all active researchers kn... more >

  • The Department of Physics and Astronomy offers, along with the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, New Zealand's only BSc(Hons) and PhD programmes in Mathematical Physics. Please see our programme listing for Physics for full details of studies... more >

  • The competitive-entry MSc in Applied Psychology is one of the oldest and most recognised applied psychology degrees in New Zealand, admitting 15-20 students each year, most of whom are recent psychology and business graduates. Following the completio... more >

  • The School of Biological Sciences has teaching and research strengths in terrestrial, freshwater and marine ecology, with the University hosting a Centre of Excellence in Aquaculture and Marine Ecology (CEAME) and a Biomathematics Research Centre. Of... more >