Master of Engineering (Civil Engineering) atUniversity of Canterbury , ChristchurchSchool of Civil and Natural Resources Engineering


1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • Program aims to provide a research focused learning environment in which students can develop their independent problem solving skills through supervised research
  • The Master of Engineering (ME) includes a thesis of 120 points and up to 45 points of coursework
  • This degree 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


  • University Rankings
    • #401-500

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #258

      - QS 2022

    • #501-600

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

    • #387

      - US News & World Report 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 30,14,495
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 4,24,746
InsuranceINR 35,745
Administration feeINR 14,298
TotalINR 4,74,789

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 NZD = INR 47.66


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 6ᵗʰ September 2022

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • A qualification equivalent to a New Zealand university bachelor degree with a minimum overall grade comparable to a B grade at UC and in a relevant subject area,OR
  • Applicants must normally have completed one of the following:
    • Bachelor of Engineering with Honours with first or second class honours
    • Bachelor of Science with Honours with first or second class honours, in relevant subjects
    • Postgraduate Certificate in Engineering with a GPA of 5 or more



Marks - 90/120

  •  with a minimum score of 19 in reading, listening and writing


Marks - 58/90

  • No PTE communicative skills score below 50


Marks - 6.5/9

  • with a minimum of 6.0 in reading, writing, listening and speaking

Other eligibility criteria
Applicants wishing to enrol must have completed both the academic and non-academic requirements of the prerequisite degree, which includes practical work days, work reports, a workshop training course and a first aid certificate
Conditional Offer


You’ll receive a Conditional Offer of Place. Once your results are available (normally mid-January) and your admission to UC is confirmed, we will email you an Enrolment Agreement. International students studying on campus will receive an Offer of Place and will need to attend an Enrolment in Person session.

Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • Applicants must outline the goals they would like to achieve through their intended program of study and also include how this will help you after graduation (300 words) (required only for Master of Engineering (Mechanical) and Master of Human Interface technology)

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for New Zealand.

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