12 months
Duration
28440 USD/year
5484 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Psychology from University of Canterbury is a rapidly developing field touching on all aspects of human life. Advances in neuro-imaging and molecular biology are rapidly enhancing our understanding of how the brain works, while increasingly complex theories are being developed to understand behavioural development of individuals and groups.

Overview

Psychology from University of Canterbury trains students to:

  • think independently and critically about psychological issues
  • become knowledgeable about the key methods, important findings, and major theories of psychology
  • learn how to distinguish genuine findings from implausible and suspect claims
  • understand modern scientific research in psychology.

Careers

Psychology graduates hold research and policy analyst positions in government departments and other large public sector organisations, as well as positions of responsibility in a variety of settings, including many private sector businesses. Many graduates are employed in public relations; teaching and training; district health boards; the New Zealand Defence Forces; Ara Poutama Aotearoa | Department of Corrections; and in social service agencies such as employment services, social welfare, counselling services, and health promotion.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psychology - Brain, Behaviour and Cognition
  • Psychology - Social, Personality and Developmental
  • Research Design and Statistics
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Cognition
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Personality
  • Social Psychology

Key information

Duration

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

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A background in Psychology at undergraduate level is a minimum requirement for postgraduate Psychology courses.
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science with Honours
  • Bachelor of Speech and Language Pathology with Honours
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Science
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering Geology
  • or any bachelor's degree and a qualifying programme.
  • If English is your additional language, you are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28440 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28440 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    5484 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5484 USD per year during 12 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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