Students at European Studies programme at University of Canterbury normally commence their thesis in February and are expected to complete within 12-15 months. However, students can enrol at any time of the year and can take up to 24 months to complete if required.
Learning outcomesStudents enrolling in this programme will take three compulsory courses and complete a dissertation. The rest of the programme will be individually tailored combining an additional three electives taught by staff from European Union Studies and related disciplines.
More informationVisit official programme website
Study topics include (but are not limited to):
- The EU in Europe and the World
- European Development Policy
- Navigating Research: Research Training and Methods
- The EU and Europeanisation of Europe
- European Foreign and Security Policy
- European Studies Internship Course
- Rights and Realities; EU in the Asia Pacific
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
It is recommended to apply as early as possible in advance of your intended start date, to allow for visa and other arrangements.
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Admission to a master’s degree is based on the evaluation of evidence of your ability to undertake postgraduate study in a specialist field of enquiry or professional practice. The primary basis for selection is on academic merit, however consideration may also be given to other factors.
- Normally the minimum requirement is a three-year bachelor’s degree from a New Zealand university, or a qualification or combination of qualifications considered to be equivalent.
- If you gained your qualifications overseas, these will need to be assessed to make sure they are of an equivalent standard.
- You are also required to meet UC’s English language requirements to gain entry.
International19721 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 19721 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National4840 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4840 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
- National Students - 7,535 NZD
- International Students - 30,700 NZD
Scholarships, grants and awards are a great way to fund your university study.
Student loans and allowances
For domestic students, the most common option for funding your study is the New Zealand government's student loans and allowances. Here you can learn more about what they cover, and how to apply.
Overseas financial aid
If you are an international student coming to UC, you may be eligible for tuition or other financial aid from your home country, so make sure to check all your overseas financial aid options.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Updated in the last year
Check the official programme website for potential updates.