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  • Locations: Christchurch, New Zealand
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring, Spring - Fall Year
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2018-2019 03/15/2018 03/26/2018 TBA TBA
Fall 2018 04/01/2018 04/26/2018 07/09/2018 11/15/2018
Fact Sheet:
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Program Type: CCIS, Fee-Based Language of Instruction: English
Language Prerequisites: None Housing Options: Homestay, Off Campus, On Campus
Minimum GPA: 2.8 Minimum Class Elligibility: Sophomore
Host Country Language Courses Offered: No Non-MSU student: Yes
Program Inactive: No Subjects Available: American Studies, Anthropology, Arts/Visual Arts, Biology, Biotechnology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Science, Education, Engineering, English (Literature), Film, Health and Human Performance, History, Internship, Mathematics, Music, Natural Resources & Rangeland Ecology, Philosophy, Photography, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology
Pre-Session Language: No Competitive Program: No
Program Description:
Situated between the mountains and the sea, Christchurch is known as the Garden City of New Zealand. A mid-sized, cosmopolitan city, with a population of 300,000, Christchurch takes pride in its multicultural heritage. Christchurch attracts top national and international arts, music, and sporting entertainment, and is renowned for its many annual festivals and events. The University of Canterbury is located close to the city center with easy access to all that the city, and the region, has to offer.

Canterbury is a medium-sized university where students choose from 38 disciplines in seven departments. These seven departments include: Arts, Science, Law, Engineering, Business, Forestry, Music, and Fine Arts. For the visiting CCIS student, the University of Canterbury offers many course opportunities unique to New Zealand in several subject areas. The University has an International Student Center for international students and international student advisers to give support and advice about course offerings and more to international students.