Psychology (Thesis) from University of Canterbury trains students to:
- think independently and critically about psychological issues
- become knowledgeable about the key methods, important findings, and major theories of psychology
- learn how to distinguish genuine findings from implausible and suspect claims
- understand modern scientific research in psychology.
Psychology graduates hold research and policy analyst positions in government departments and other large public sector organisations, as well as positions of responsibility in a variety of settings, including many private sector businesses. Many graduates are employed in public relations; teaching and training; district health boards; the New Zealand Defence Forces; Ara Poutama Aotearoa | Department of Corrections; and in social service agencies such as employment services, social welfare, counselling services, and health promotion.
- Psychology - Brain, Behaviour and Cognition
- Psychology - Social, Personality and Developmental
- Research Design and Statistics
- Developmental Psychology
- Sensation and Perception
- Social Psychology
- 12 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
First day of any month
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A background in Psychology at undergraduate level is a minimum requirement for postgraduate Psychology courses.
- 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
International23035 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23035 USD per year during 12 months.
National5110 USD/yearTuition FeeBased 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
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.