12 months
29507 USD/year
7983 USD/year
Tuition fee
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European Union Studies from University of Canterbury studies the European Union (EU) in the global context, with a special focus on the Asia-Pacific region and European Union–Aotearoa New Zealand relations.


European Union Studies from University of Canterbury participants will analyse the influence of global and regional conditions on the EU and gain an understanding of issues around multiculturalism in the European context and in the Asia-Pacific.


This programme will prepare graduates for careers in government organisations, non-government organisations, and business with international connections.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The EU in Europe and the World: the EU’s External Identities in the Asia-Pacific
  • European Development
  • Navigating Research: Research Training and Methods
  • The EU and "Europeanisation" of Europe
  • Rights and Realities: EU in the Asia Pacific
  • European Foreign and Security Policy
  • European Business Law
  • European Studies Internship Course
  • European Public Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 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. 


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The MEURO builds on a three-year undergraduate degree in a relevant subject (or a bachelor's degree plus qualifying course) completed at a specified minimum level of attainment.
  • If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    29507 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29507 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7983 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7983 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National students - 11,038 NZD
  • International Students - 40,800 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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