12 months
23037 USD/year
5134 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Arts (Thesis) from University of Canterbury is composed of a substantial body of original research in a wide variety of Arts subjects.


Arts (Thesis) from University of Canterbury provides the opportunity to contribute to new knowledge in the field and build on academic skills. 

Students will complete a thesis course listed in one of the subjects below:

  • Anthropology
  • Art History
  • Art Theory
  • Child and Family Psychology
  • Chinese
  • Cinema Studies 
  • Classics
  • Cultural Studies
  • Economics
  • Education
  • English
  • European Studies
  • French
  • Geography
  • German
  • History
  • Human Services
  • Japanese
  • Linguistics
  • Māori and Indigenous Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Media and Communication
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and International Relations
  • Psychology
  • Russian
  • Sociology
  • Spanish
  • Statistics
  • Te Reo Māori


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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • History
  • Languages
  • Art
  • Art History

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

First day of any month


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must have qualified for a Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree (or other qualifications of an equivalent standard) within one of the Arts subjects offered in the MA(Thesis).
  • If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23037 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23037 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5134 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5134 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National students - 7,099 NZD
  • International Students - 32,000 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.


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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