12 months
44441 USD/year
6429 USD/year
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Bioengineering from University of Canterbury involves the application of biological and engineering principles to areas of medicine and healthcare. 


Bioengineering from University of Canterbury encompasses Medical Engineering, Biomaterials, Biomechanics, Rehabilitation, Medical Modelling, Therapeutics, and Medical Informatics Technology. Engineering within the context of the human body requires knowledge across a wide spectrum of disciplines from basic science to concept design.


Studying Bioengineering at postgraduate level develops your skills in communication, problem solving, and project management, and extends your knowledge in your chosen subject area. This means you are highly employable in a Research and Development role in a company that wants to find a new way of doing things or is looking for someone at the forefront of research in a particular area.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Medical Bioengineering
  • Biomedical Engineering Simulations

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students intending to study at postgraduate level in Bioengineering will normally be expected to have a completed Bachelor of Engineering with Honours or relevant equivalent degree, although there are some postgraduate engineering qualifications with a lower entrance requirement level.
  • If English is your additional language, are also required to meet UC's English language requirements.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44441 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44441 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    6429 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6429 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National students - 8,911 NZD
  • International Students - 61,600 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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