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Domestic tuition fees

Find out what it will cost to study with us depending on the courses you select.

Domestic tuition fees

Find out what it will cost to study with us depending on the courses you select.

2018

The table below gives an estimate of the 2018 tuition fees for Domestic students studying full-time in semesters 1 and 2 or as specified. Summer school enrolments are additional, as are other tuition costs such as the student services fee.
 
The cost of tuition is completely dependent upon your enrolment selection, so the information below is intended as a guide only. Students should use the tuition fees calculator to obtain a more accurate indication of their tuition fees.
 
The final cost of tuition fees is calculated upon enrolment.
 
 See bottom of the page for our terms and conditions.
 

Pre-degree programmes

Programme 2018 tuition fee Number of credits
Certificate in University Studies $2,497 60  (one semester)
Diploma in University Studies (three semester pathway) $2,601 60 (in the first semester)
$6,138 120 (over the following two semesters)
Diploma in University Studies (two semester pathway) $6,138 120 (60 each semester)
English Language $148/week

Diploma and Certificate programmes

Programme 2018 tuition fee Number of credits
Diploma of Applied Science $6,868 120 (60 each semester)
Diploma of Commerce $5,980 120 (60 each semester)
Diploma of Natural Resources $6,780 120 (60 each semester)
Diploma of Agriculture $6,853 120 (60 each semester)
Diploma of Horticulture $6,873 120 (60 each semester)
Diploma of Farm Management $6,844 120 (60 each semester)
Diploma of Horticultural Management $6,865 120 (60 each semester)

Undergraduate degrees

Programme 2018 tuition fee for those students enrolled in 120 credits
Bachelor of Agribusiness and Food Marketing $6,079
Bachelor of Agricultural Science $6,903
Bachelor of Agriculture $6,871
Bachelor of Commerce - all majors $5,788
Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture) $6,505
Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture and Professional Accounting) $5,811
Bachelor of Environment and Society - all majors $6,106
Bachelor of Environmental Management $6,386
Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Planning (Honours) $6,240 (years one to three)
$7,250 (year four)
Bachelor of Land and Property Management $5,881
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture $7,292
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Grad) (150 credits) $9,115
Bachelor of Science - all majors $6,736
Bachelor of Sport and Recreation Management $5,909
Bachelor of Tourism Management $5,941
Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology $6,879

Graduate Certificates and Diplomas

Programme 2018 tuition fee Number of credits
Graduate Certificate in Applied Science $3,480 60 in one semester
Graduate Certificate in Landscape Architecture $3,480 60 in one semester
Graduate Certificate - all other disciplines $3,060 60 in one semester
Graduate Diploma in Applied Science $7,202 120 (60 each semester)
Graduate Diploma in Landscape Architecture $7,320 120 (60 each semester)
Graduate Diploma in Viticulture and Oenology $7,202 120 (60 each semester)
Graduate Diploma - all other disciplines $6,240 120 (60 each semester)

Honours

Programme 2018 tuition fee Number of credits
All Honours programmes $7,320 120 in one year

Postgraduate Certifications and Diplomas

Programme 2018 tuition fee Number of credits
All Postgraduate Certificates $3,722 60 in one semester
All Postgraduate Diplomas $7,394 120 in one year

Master's

Programme 2018 tuition fee Additional information
Master's (course and thesis) $7,178 These are 240 credit qualifications
Master of Agricultural Science $7,178 (usually 120 credits each year)
Master of Applied Science (Environmental Management) $7,178 the fees estimated here are for the thesis enrolment portion.
Master of Applied Science (Informatics) $7,178
Master of Applied Science (International Rural Development) $7,178
Master of Applied Science (Land and Society) $7,178
Master of Applied Science (Parks, Recreation and Tourism) $7,178
Master of Applied Science (Disaster Risk and Resilience)* $7,178
Master of Commerce (Agricultural) $7,178
Master of Commerce and Management $7,178  
Master of Horticultural Science $7,178
Master of International Nature Conservation $7,178
Master of Landscape Architecture $7,178
Master of Natural Resources Management and Ecological Engineering $7,178
Master of Planning $7,178
Master of Science $7,178
Master of Water Resource Management $7,178
Master's (taught) These are 180 credit
Master of Business in Accounting and Finance $11,016 qualifications (1.5000
Master of Business in Global Management and Marketing $11,016  EFTS) and are
Master of Design $11,016 usually completed
Master of Disaster Risk and Resilience (Jointly taught and awarded with the University of Canterbury) $11,016 over three consecutive
Master of Environmental Policy and Management $11,016 semesters. Depending
Master of International Rural Development $11,016 on when you start,
Master of Management in Agribusiness $11,016 it may take
Master of Management in Agricultural Sciences $11,016 12 or 18 months
Master of Science in Food Innovation $11,016 to complete.
Master of Professional Accounting (CPA) $11,016
Master of Sport and Recreation Management $11,016
Master of Tourism Management $11,016
*awaiting approval

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Programme 2018 tuition fee Additional information
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) $7,178 120 credits/1.0000 EFTS
 
International PhD students are usually eligible for domestic fees. International PhD students must be resident in New Zealand (apart from temporary absences for the purposes of approved doctoral research) to be classified as a domestic student and pay domestic tuition fees.
 
Students should refer to the Lincoln University House Rules for further information.
 
Fees-Free 2018
Many domestic students beginning their study in 2018 will be eligible for free fees. You can check your eligibility here https://www.feesfree.govt.nz/

Want more information?
If you require information about tuition fees, enrolment or admission, please make contact with us by email enrol@lincoln.ac.nz or studentfinance@lincoln.ac.nz.
  

Terms and Conditions:
* If you are eligible, a student loan can be used to pay for compulsory tuition related course costs (for example tuition fees, student services fee and practical work fee). The student loan will not cover other charges like fines and late fees.  It is very important to know what your student loan and/or allowance will cover.

* In addition to tuition fees, there are a number of other compulsory fees for student services

*If you complete your enrolment advising the University that you are eligible for the Fees-Free Scheme, then subsequently find you are not eligible, you must make alternative arrangements for fees payment or withdraw before the deadline for a fee refund.

* International students who become New Zealand citizens or permanent residents after the last day to enrol in a semester (as stated in the Calendar) will be required to pay the full fee which is applicable to their residency status at that time (what time? E.g. before last day to enrol, or at time or enrolment). If the student subsequently furnishes official documentation that his/her residency status has changed, the level of fees payable will be adjusted for subsequent semesters of study.

* The fees listed in the schedules above are an estimation only.

Please note: All fees are quoted in New Zealand dollars (NZ$) and include a goods and services tax (GST) of 15%.

Disclaimer: While every effort is made to ensure the information is correct, Lincoln University reserves the right to make changes without notification.

2019

The table below gives an estimate of the 2019 tuition fees for Domestic students studying full-time in semesters 1 and 2 or as specified. Summer school enrolments are additional, as are other tuition costs such as the student services fee.
 
The cost of tuition is completely dependent upon your enrolment selection, so the information below is intended as a guide only.
 
The final cost of tuition fees is calculated upon enrolment.
 
See bottom of the page for our terms and conditions.
 
Programme 2019 tuition fee Number of credits
Certificate in University Studies $2,547 60 (one semester)
Diploma in University Studies (three semester pathway) $2,653 60 (in the first semester)
$6,261 120 (over the following two semesters)
Diploma in University Studies (two semester pathway) $6,261 120 (60each semester)

 

Programme 2019 tuition fee Number of credits
Diploma of Applied Science $7,005 120 (60 each semester)
Diploma of Commerce $6,100 120 (60 each semester)
Diploma of Natural Resources $6,500 120 (60 each semester)
Diploma of Agriculture $6,990 120 (60 each semester)
Diploma of Horticulture $7,010 120 (60 each semester)
Diploma of Farm Management $6,981 120 (60 each semester)
Diploma of Horticultural Management $7,002 120 (60 each semester)
Diploma in Organic Agri-Food Production $6,540 120 (60 each semester)

 

Programme 2019 tuition fee for those students enrolled in 120 credits
Bachelor of Agribusiness and Food Marketing $6,201
Bachelor of Agricultural Science $7,041
Bachelor of Agriculture $7,008
Bachelor of Commerce - all majors $5,904
Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture) $6,635
Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture and Professional Accounting) $6,250
Bachelor of Environment and Society $6,395
Bachelor of Environmental Management $6,370
Bachelor of Environmental Policy and Planning (Honours)

$6,370 (years one to three)

$7,250 (year four)

Bachelor of Land and Property Management $5,999
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture $7,822
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (Grad) $9,777 (150 credits)
Bachelor of Science - all majors $6,871
Bachelor of Sport and Recreation Management $6,027
Bachelor of Tourism Management $6,060
Bachelor of Viticulture and Oenology $7,017

 

Programme 2019 tuition fee Number of credits
Graduate Certificate in Applied Science $3,480 60 in one semester
Graduate Certificate in Landscape Studies $3,480 60 in one semester
Graduate Certificate - all other disciplines $3,084 60 in one semester
Graduate Diploma in Applied Science $7,346 120 (60 each semester)
Graduate Diploma in Landscape Studies $7,429 120 (60 each semester)
Graduate Diploma in Viticulture and Oenology $7,346 120 (60 each semester)
Graduate Diploma - all other disciplines $6,240 120 (60 each semester)

 

Programme 2019 tuition fee Number of credits
All Honours programmes $7,392 120 in one year
All Postgraduate Certificates $3,796 60 in one semester
All Postgraduate Diplomas $7,542 120 in one year

 

Programme 2019 tuition fee Additional information
Master's (course and thesis) $7,300 These are 240 credit qualifications
Master of Agricultural Science $7,300 (usually 120 credits each year)
Master of Applied Science (Environmental Management) $7,300 the fees estimated here are for the
Master of Applied Science (Disaster Risk and Resilience) $7,300 thesis enrolment portion
Master of Applied Science (Land and Society) $7,300
Master of Applied Science (Parks, Recreation and Tourism) $7,300
Master of Applied Science (Disaster, Risk and Resilience) $7,300
Master of Commerce (Agricultural) $7,300
Master of Commerce and Management $7,300
Master of Horticultural Science $7,300
Master of Landscape Architecture $7,300
Master of Natural Resources Management and Ecological Engineering $7,300
Master of Science $7,300
Master of Water Resource Management $7,300
Master's (taught)
Master of Landscape Architecture $7,300 120 credits
Master of Business (Finance) $10,950 These are 180 credit qualifications
Master of Business (Global Management and Marketing) $10,950 (1.5000 EFTS) and are usually
Master of International Rural Development $10,950 completed over three consecutive
Master of Professional Accounting (CPA) $10,950 semesters.
Master of Sport and Recreation Management $10,950
Master of Tourism Management $10,950
Master of Disaster Risk and Resilience $10,950
Master of Environmental Policy and Management $10,950
Master of Management in Agribusiness $10,950
Master of Management in Agricultural Systems $10,950
Master of Pest Management $10,950
Master of Science and Food Innovation $10,950
Master of Planning $14,600 240 credits

 

Programme 2019 tuition fee Additional information
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) $7,300 120 credits

 

International PhD students are usually eligible for domestic fees. International PhD students must be resident in New Zealand (apart from temporary absences for the purposes of approved doctoral research) to be classified as a domestic student and pay domestic tuition fees.

Students should refer to the Lincoln University House Rules for further information.

 

Fees-Free 2019

details for 2019 still to be advised

 

Want more information?

If you require information about tuition fees, please contact: studentfinance@lincoln.ac.nz

If you require information about enrolment or admission, please contact: enrol@lincoln.ac.nz

 

 Term and Conditions:

*compulsory course costs are: tuition fees and student services fees

*if you are eligible, a student loan can be used to pay for compulsory course costs. The student loan will not cover other charges like fines or late fees. It is very important to know what your student loan and/or allowance will cover.

*If you complete your enrolment advising the University the you are eligible for the Fees-Free Scheme, then subsequently find you are not eligible, you must make alternative arrangements for fees payment or withdraw before the deadline for a fees refund.

*International students who become New Zealand citizens or permanent residents after the last day to enroll in a semester (as stated in the Calendar) will be required to pay the full fee which is applicable to their residency status at that time (what time? E.g. before the last day to enroll, or at time of enrolment). If the student subsequently furnishes official documentation that his/her residency status has changed, the level of fees payable will be adjusted for subsequent semesters of study.

*The fees listed in the schedules above are an estimation only.