12 months
23035 USD/year
5110 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Pacific Studies (Thesis) from University of Canterbury is covering history from Aotearoa and the Pacific region, including literature, manuscripts, photographs, and artworks.


Pacific Studies (Thesis) from University of Canterbury offers access to contacts with major research institutes and universities, and opportunities to take part in engaging research across multiple disciplines.


Pacific Studies prepares students for careers in a wide range of fields including teaching, government, foreign service, community development, museum management, and organisational management.

Programme Structure

Course include:

  • Aotearoa: Traditional Maori Society
  • International Politics: New Zealand Foreign Policy
  • Pacific Studies
  • Peopling the Pacific
  • The Pacific Islands: Early European and Polynesian Visions

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

First day of any month


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).
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23035 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23035 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5110 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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