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University of Canterbury International College (UCIC)

Flag of New Zealand Christchurch, New Zealand
School ID: SU640006
Rank: 1,001
* The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019
Applied number: 100

UCIC is just the beginning of your journey to the world class University of Canterbury.

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General description

UCIC offers an exclusive pathway into University of Canterbury undergraduate programmes. UCIC offers University Transfer Programmes (UTPs) which are unique in New Zealand. UTPs are the equivalent to the University of Canterbury's first year of the bachelor degree. After successful completion students then pathway to the second year of their degree.

UCIC also offers students a pre-university Foundations Studies Certificate and a new Study Abroad option. All of these are delivered in a supportive, nurturing environment right on the University of Canterbury's beautiful campus.

UCIC is located at Alice Candy in the University of Canterbury's Ilam campus and you will have access to the University's facilities and services. Fast track degree pathway into one of New Zealand's best and most prestigious universities. A range of support services and programmes are available to ensure you achieve your academic potential. The University of Canterbury has small class sizes mean you get more personal attention from lecturers, excellent study location, a green, leafy campus in the suburbs of Christchurch city and it is close to both the mountains and the sea, offering you a huge range of recreational options.

Why University of Canterbury International College (UCIC)?

14,800 students from more than 60 countries make the University of Canterbury a vibrant and diverse place to live and study. Moreover, UC offers international students a range of services to assist with adjusting to life in a new country, meeting local students, and succeeding in their studies.

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Avg Cost of Tuition/Year NZD$ 26,500
Cost of Living/Year NZD$ 16,464
Application Fee NZD$ 0
Estimated Total/Year NZD$ 42,964

Main majors

  • Commerce
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Product Design

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