24 months
Duration
28253 USD/year
5448 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Astronomy from University of Canterbury has an exciting programme of teaching and research, often using state-of-the-art facilities as part of its core work.

Overview

Astronomy from University of Canterbury is concerned with the study of the nature and distribution of matter and radiation throughout all time and space in the Universe.

Careers

Graduates may follow traditional paths and work either as scientists, technicians, research assistants, engineers, astronomers, patent agents, technical authors, or even managers at an observatory or in an institute. However, many Astronomy graduates move into other fields, particularly computing and information technology, management, and science communication or media work. With some additional study, graduates can become meteorologists, geophysicists, material technologists, or medical physicists.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Astrophysics
  • Engineering Physics A: Mechanics, Waves and Thermal Physics
  • Engineering Physics B: Electromagnetism, Modern Physics and 'How Things Work'
  • Mathematics 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-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. 

Credits

240 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Year 13 mathematics and physics are strongly recommended for ASTR 112 Astrophysics.
  • Certain courses require a background in Year 13 physics and calculus.
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • 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

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.

Funding

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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