12 months
44441 USD/year
6423 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Civil Engineering from University of Canterbury strives to attain the highest possible standards in both teaching and research at graduate level. Students and staff work closely together to extend and challenge their talents and abilities. 


Civil Engineering from University of Canterbury has extensive laboratory and office space, in-house computing, and access to an engineering library. Students from throughout the world are welcomed in the Department. 


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:

  • Risk Management
  • Engineering Chemistry for Water Systems
  • Flood Analysis, Modelling and Management
  • Special Topic: Water Demand and Supply
  • Advanced Wastewater Treatment

Key information


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

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Students intending to study at postgraduate level in Civil Engineering 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.
  • Competence in written and spoken English is expected and if English is not your first language you will be required to meet UC's English Language Requirements.  
  • Entry Requirements for the particular postgraduate qualification you are interested in for more details. 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

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

    6423 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6423 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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