12 months
44350 USD/year
6423 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Mechanical Engineering from University of Canterbury offer students specialised training in research and creative engineering skills.  


At Mechanical Engineering from University of Canterbury students can develop professional experience in areas such as product design, manufacturing, building services, power generation, transportation, and medical technologies. 


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:

  • Advanced Linear Systems Control and System Identification
  • Advanced Aerodynamics and Ground Vehicle Dynamics
  • Advanced Energy Systems Engineering
  • Advanced Engineering Product Design and Analysis
  • Advanced Materials Science and Engineering
  • Advanced Engineering Management and Professional Practice for Mechanical

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. 


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 Mechanical 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. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44350 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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