24 months
28253 USD/year
5448 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


Applied Psychology from University of Canterbury is one of the oldest and most recognised applied psychology degrees in New Zealand.


At Applied Psychology from University of Canterbury most of our students are recent psychology and business graduates from New Zealand, Asia, and Europe. Some are HR professionals who want to enhance their education. Acceptance into the programme is competitive.


Many of our students have decided to make occupational psychology their career by becoming HR professionals, organisational consultants, research analysts, or academics.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Advanced Industrial and Organisational Psychology
  • Performance Management and Appraisal
  • Leadership & Motivation in Organisations
  • Attitudes & Organisational Development
  • Industrial and Organisational Psychology Measurement Issues

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should apply as early as possible to give yourself maximum preparation time for visa application, fee payment, travel and accommodation arrangements. 


240 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Applied Psychology Application form (PDF, 164KB)
  • Cover letter explaining why you think the MSc APSY is for you, and what your post-degree aspirations are
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certified copy of your university transcript if you are not a UC student or graduate
  • If you are studying elsewhere during the year in which the application is made, please attach a letter consenting to your course marks being released to UC.
  • Application is open to graduates who have completed Bachelor's degrees in psychology and who have a grade average of B or better for their stage three courses.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28253 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28253 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    5448 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5448 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National students - 7,618 - 8,867 NZD
  • International Students - 39,500 NZD


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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