12 months
26388 USD/year
5615 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Fine Arts from University of Canterbury provides a development opportunity for students who have an interest in establishing themselves as professional artists or scholars, or career designers, filmmakers, or photographers. 


Fine Arts from University of Canterbury encourages participants to explore the latest trends, develop their own ideas, and build their confidence in the public realm.


Postgraduate Fine Arts study at UC exposes students to many facets of the art world outside of university. It helps to build an artist's confidence, and preparation for the exciting and open-ended career of a professional artist.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Film
  • Graphic Design
  • Painting
  • Photography
  • Sculpture

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students must normally have completed: a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours, or an equivalent degree with good grades in relevant subjects; or significant professional practice or teaching experience.
  • If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.
  • Applicants submit a proposal and a special application

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26388 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26388 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5615 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5615 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National students - 7,767 NZD
  • International Students - 36,500 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.


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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