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Study with Ag at Otago

Ag at Otago offers many opportunities for study over a wide range of disciplines.  We are currently planning to launch a Master of Applied Science, Agriculture (MAppSciAgr) programme involving different specialties which we hope to have in place in 2017.

Postgraduate study, opportunities, and scholarships

Postgraduate study options in relation to our theme topics are currently in progress. PhDs can be undertaken under specialist topics. 

Read about postgraduate scholarships at Otago.

Alliance Group Postgraduate Scholarships

Alliance Group Postgraduate Scholarships were established in 1981 encouraging research into the improvement of livestock, value enhancement by processing of end product or the marketing of primary meat produce.  Applications for Alliance Group Postgraduate Scholarships are open to applicants obtaining their first doctoral qualification undertaking research related to the improvement of livestock, particularly sheep flocks. 

Beef and Lamb New Zealand Scholarships

Beef and Lamb New Zealand offers Generic Agricultural Scholarships to help students with a passion for agriculture who want to pursue a career in the sector as well as Undergraduate Scholarships (Degree) to support development of well qualified people who will drive the sector forward with innovation and top class management skills.

DairyNZ Scholarships

DairyNZ Undergraduate Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students with a particular interest in dairying and DairyNZ Masters Scholarships are awarded to outstanding graduates with a strong career motivation for dairy research and development (R&D).

Contributing disciplines' websites

These departments, schools, and faculties all have a role in our Research Theme. Visit their websites to read more about study opportunities: