Human Interface Technology Laboratory at University of Canterbury encourages students to start by understanding how people think and work. By combining multidisciplinary viewpoints, user-centred design, and facilitating collaboration with external companies and teams, graduates can develop the skills needed to produce high-impact work globally.
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.
- Human Interface Technology - Design and Evaluation
- Human Interface Technology - Prototyping and projects
- Thesis in Human Interface Technology
- 18 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.
DisciplinesHuman Computer Interaction
- Normally the minimum requirement is a three-year bachelor’s degree from an Aotearoa 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.
International28265 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 28265 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
National5491 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5491 USD per year and a duration of 18 months.
- National Students - 8,548 NZD
- International Students - 44,000 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 aidIf 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.