24 months
23035 USD/year
5110 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Economics (Thesis) from University of Canterbury is the study of how people behave and how societies allocate scarce resources among competing uses.


Economics (Thesis) from University of Canterbury is the study of how people and societies make such decisions in the production, exchange, distribution and consumption of goods and services. Central to economic analysis is the study of how people respond to incentives in a market economy, how these incentives may be modified by government intervention, and whether and how government intervention is warranted. 


Graduates will find careers in a wide range of sectors depending on their interests and complementary skills. Industries that employ Economics graduates include banking, insurance, the energy sector, government and policy, education.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accounting and Financial Information
  • Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Information Systems and Technology
  • Management
  • Statistics 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should apply as early as possible to give yourself maximum preparation time for visa application, fee payment, travel and accommodation arrangements. 


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants shall normally have qualified for an Honours degree or passed Part I of the Masters degree, in Economics, with at least a B average. 
  • The candidate shall normally have demonstrated their ability to write in clear and accurate English by providing an original essay or research project written by the candidate as part of a graduate course in economics.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23035 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23035 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5110 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National Students - 7,099 NZD
    • International Students - 32,000 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

1300 - 2000 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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