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.
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 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:
- Accounting and Finance
- Bioengineering and Nanomedicine
- Centre for Materials Science and Technology
- Food Science
- General Practice and Rural Health
- Information Science
- Mathematics and Statistics
- Microbiology and Immunology
- Pharmacology and Toxicology
- Sociology, Gender, and Social work