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Urban Resilience and Renewal, Master

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  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #227 (QS) Christchurch, New Zealand
In the 21st century, cities and urban areas are facing increasing challenges associated with flood risk, coastal erosion and sea level rises. Apply now for this Urban Resilience and Renewal program at University of Canterbury.
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Overview

While there are many university postgraduate degrees that focus on local planning legislation, there are no other identifiable programmes that focus specifically on how communities respond to challenges that cities are facing today. 

Learning outcomes

This Urban Resilience and Renewal programme at University of Canterbury will be of interest to students wishing to address broader urban issues and engage with communities.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Resilient Cities
  • Coasts and Rivers: From natural processes to urban environments
  • Intership

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    It is recommended to apply as early as possible in advance of your intended start date, to allow for visa and other arrangements. 

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

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General Requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24668 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24668 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    7876 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7876 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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  • National Students - 12,261 NZD
  • International Students - 38,400 NZD

Living costs for Christchurch

  • 1300 - 2000 NZD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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