12 months
23041 USD/year
5111 USD/year
Tuition fee
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European Studies (Thesis) from University of Canterbury is a unique training and development initiative designed to produce graduates with the necessary skills and knowledge for the 21st Century.


European Studies (Thesis) from University of Canterbury aims to foster the interdisciplinary study of Europe in its diversity and to initiate research in all areas related to Europe.


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:

  • 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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Students can enrol at any time of the year.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must have qualified for a Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree (or other qualifications of an equivalent standard) within one of the Arts subjects offered in the MA(Thesis).

  • With approval from the Dean of Arts, you may be able to complete the MA(Thesis) in a different subject from your BA(Hons) qualification.
  • If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23041 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23041 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5111 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5111 USD per year during 12 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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