12 months
23037 USD/year
5484 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Education from University of Canterbury allows a pathway for current teachers, educational professionals, counsellors, researchers, and leaders to gain a master’s level qualification.


Education from University of Canterbury is designed to give participants the opportunity to examine practice and critical issues in education, and in their area of specialisation if desired.


Postgraduate study can bring many career benefits eg, specialist skills and enhanced knowledge, entry into specific occupations, higher starting salary/progression rates, research capability/achievement, and evidence of high academic attainment/self-discipline.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Learning: People, Politics and Processes
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Education, Culture and Society
  • One in Four: Different Developmental Pathways
  • Promoting Child and Adolescent Wellbeing and Health
  • Education and Society: Ideals and Realities
  • Family/Whanau and Community in Early Childhood Education
  • Researching Development: Opportunities and Risks in Adolescence
  • Diverse Learners and Inclusive Education
  • Globalisation, Social Justice and Education

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 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

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed either a Bachelor of Teaching and Learning with Honours, a Postgraduate Diploma in Education, or equivalent degree, with at least a B+ Grade Point Average.
  • If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23037 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23037 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5484 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5484 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National Students - 7,618 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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