Students take courses in international law and international politics plus a dissertation. Courses are delivered through UC's School of Law | Te Kure Ture and the School of Language, Social and Political Sciences.
The International Law and Politics degree at University of Canterbury prepares students for careers in the diplomatic service, specialised legal practice, government, international organisations, non-governmental organisations, and the military.
- Advanced Principles of Public International Law
- Principles and Practice of International Relations and Diplomacy
- International Humanitarian Law
- World Trade Law
- Antarctic Legal Studies
- 12 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.
DisciplinesInternational Law View 3 other Masters in International Law in New Zealand
- 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.
International22997 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 22997 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
National5044 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5044 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
- National Students - 7,852 NZD
- International Students -35,800 NZD
Scholarships, grants and awards are a great way to fund your university study.Student loans and allowancesFor 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.