University Transfer Programme: Science (University of Canterbury)

UTP: Science is equivalent to the first year of your undergraduate science studies. Upon completion of the programme, you will be eligible to progress* to the second year of the Bachelor of Science degree and you will be able to choose from a variety of specialisations.

Programme facts

  • Facilities for science are world-class and include field stations throughout the South Island of New Zealand and in Antarctica.
  • Cutting-edge laboratories, access to 24-hour computer labs and specialist library collections.
  • UC's scientists are involved in internationally ground-breaking research. They have designed components for the largest telescope in the Southern Hemisphere, are discovering new ways to combat superbugs, developing new non-invasive diagnostic techniques in medicine and have ring lasers to measure Earth's rotation.
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A$33,600 Per Year

International student tuition fee

1 Year


Oct 2024

Start Month

Sep 2024

Application Deadline

Upcoming Intakes

  • October 2024
  • February 2025
  • June 2025
  • October 2025
  • February 2026
  • June 2026
  • October 2026

Mode of Study

  • Full Time