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University of Canterbury: Popular Programs & Ranking

Map Pin IconChristchurch, New Zealand
  • B+ Shiksha Grade
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  • Institute Icon1 Campus
  • Estd. 1873

Highlights 2024

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Year of establishment1873
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Also Known AsUC
Accepted Exams
UG/PG Course Ratio1.64
No.of Campuses1
Accommodation expenses18671 NZD for 1 sharing (UG),9432 NZD for 1 sharing (PG)
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Entry Criteria

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PG Diploma(27 Courses)
IELTS: 6.0-7.0
TOEFL: 50.0-100.0
PTE: 58.0 & Above
B.E. / B.Tech(14 Courses)
IELTS: 6.0 & Above
TOEFL: 50.0-80.0
PTE: 50.0 & Above
B.Sc.(20 Courses)
IELTS: 6.0-6.5
TOEFL: 50.0-80.0
PTE: 50.0 & Above
MS(19 Courses)
IELTS: 6.5-7.0
TOEFL: 58.0-90.0
PTE: 58.0 & Above
M.A.(13 Courses)
IELTS: 6.5-7.0
TOEFL: 58.0-65.0
MIM(3 Courses)
IELTS: 6.5 & Above
TOEFL: 58.0 & Above
B.A.(28 Courses)
IELTS: 6.0-6.5
TOEFL: 50.0-80.0
PTE: 50.0 & Above
MEng(13 Courses)
IELTS: 6.5 & Above
TOEFL: 58.0-90.0
PTE: 58.0 & Above
BBA(3 Courses)
IELTS: 6.0 & Above
TOEFL: 50.0 & Above
B.Com(3 Courses)
IELTS: 6.0-6.5
TOEFL: 50.0-80.0
PTE: 50.0 & Above

Courses and Fees 2024

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CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
PG Diploma(27 courses)
10 months-3 years
INR 13.3 L - 43.3 L
B.E. / B.Tech(14 courses)
3-4 years
INR 15.8 L - 20.1 L
B.Sc.(20 courses)
1 year-4 years
INR 14.5 L - 18.5 L
MS(19 courses)
12 months-3 years
INR 18.9 L - 36.9 L
M.A.(13 courses)
12 months-2 years
INR 13.9 L - 31.8 L
MIM(3 courses)
12-23 months
INR 23.5 L - 31.3 L
B.A.(28 courses)
1 year-4 years
INR 14.2 L - 18 L
MEng(13 courses)
12-48 months
INR 23.6 L - 38.8 L
BBA(3 courses)
3 years
INR 14.5 L - 18 L
B.Com(3 courses)
1 year-3 years
INR 15.8 L - 16.2 L
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Admission process

  • Application fees :No Fees
  • Type of deadline :Depends on course
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Type of documentsApplicable for
SOPNeeded for few courses
LORNeeded for few courses
EssaysNot required
CVNeeded for few courses
Additional documentsRequired
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Intake seasonDeadline
Spring31ˢᵗ Oct 2020
Summer31ˢᵗ Oct 2023
Winter30ᵗʰ Apr 2023
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Students Ratings & Reviews

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Vibe of Campus
  • Easy going
  • Friendly
  • Academically oriented
Student Views
  • 100% students never faced discrimination in this university
Part time work5
Post study jobs5
Quality of faculty5
Student Life5
Value for money5
Public transportation5
Indian Food5
Permanent Immigration5
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BE (Hons) in Computer Engineering - Batch of 2021
PlacementsInfrastructureFacultyCrowd & Campus LifeValue for Money
I feel this is the best University to upskill career.
Tips: I recommend students to start the process of application early so that they will get the acceptance offer soon from this University. And I also suggest to take the advantage of campus accommodation which is somewhat cheap and you will not face any hassle when you eventually come here.
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Accommodation & Meals

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Rankings & Grading

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Studying in New Zealand

Average Accommodation Expense

INR 5.5 L (based on 8 colleges)

Average Meals Expense

INR 4.3 L (based on 1 colleges)

Part Time Work

On a New Zealand student visa you can work part-time for a maximum of 20 hours per week if your full-time c... Read more about part time work

Post Study Work Permit

All international students who have graduated from New Zealand with a valid qualification can apply for the... Read more about post study work permit

Cost of Visa Application
NZD 430 = INR 21,173.2
Visa Application Process

The average time taken by the New Zealand High Commission for the visa procedure is anywhere between 8 to 1... Read more about visa application process

Hot Job Sectors

Construction, Engineering and Finance/business are the most popular sectors for International students in N... Read more about hot job sectors

Economy Growth Rate

Over the past two decades, government policies and practices have transformed New Zealand from an agricultu... Read more about economy growth rate

University of Canterbury FAQs

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University CityChristchurch, Other - New Zealand, New Zealand
Size of cityMedium
Population of City3,81,500
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Contact Information


Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140

Christchurch ( Other - New Zealand)

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