STOT: Let's Talk Health Sciences
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Let's Talk: Health Sciences

A series of webinar covering 8 Health Science Topics ft. 8 reputable Australian universities on Zoom.

Discover, learn and understand the subject area before you actually step into the course. Don't miss out on this opportunity and share it with your friends. Register now!

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University of Canterbury is ranked in the top 150 universities in the world for Geography, Earth and Marine Sciences, and Linguistics; in the top 200 for Environmental Sciences; and in the top 250 for Psychology, and Physics and Astronomy (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2019). UC is also ranked first in New Zealand for research in Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour (Tertiary Education Commission 2018 PBRF assessment).

UC is the only university in New Zealandto offer Astronomy at all levels of study, and operates an internationally important astronomical observatory at Ōtehīwai Mt John in Takapō Tekapo.

Why UC Science

  • 18 major Science subjects on offer and over 30 subject choices available in total
  • Students benefit from cutting-edge research undertaken by UC staff, visiting international scholars, and the many research centres and institutes based at UC.
  • The unique network of field stations from Antarctica to Nigeria offer amazing active learning opportunities.
  • Award-winning lecturers have been acknowledged both nationally and internationally for their teaching and research.
  • $216 million investment in state-of-the-art UC Science facilities through the Rutherford Regional Science and Innovation Centre.

Major subjects

  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Economics
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance
  • Financial Engineering
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Statistics

Bachelor of Science

Duration: 3 Years (Flexible) Intakes: Feb, Jul Fees: NZ$33,250*/year

Master of Science


The Master of Science usually consists of two parts: coursework and a thesis, allowing for students to investigate areas of interest to them and conduct independent and original research. Over 30 subjects are available, and some can only be studied at postgraduate level, which can allow for specialisation in academic and career pathways.

Subject Areas

  • Antarctic Studies
  • Applied Psychology
  • Astronomy
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological Sciences
  • Biotechnology
  • Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Child and Family Psychology
  • Computational and Applied Mathematical Sciences
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Disaster Risk and Resilience
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Engineering Geology
  • Environmental Science
  • Finance
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Medical Physics
  • Medical Physics (Clinical)
  • Microbiology
  • Philosophy
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Speech and Language Sciences
  • Statistics
Duration: 1~2 Years Intakes: Feb, July Fees: NZD$38,400*

Scholarships

Scholarship Name Amount
UC International First Year Scholarship Up to NZ$20,000
UC College of Engineering International Scholarship NZ$15,000

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