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Department of Pathology

Postgraduate education and research in pathology and biomedical science

The Department of Pathology undertakes internationally-renowned research in pathology and biomedical science. This supports the teaching of postgraduate research students and undergraduate medical students at the University of Otago, Christchurch campus.

PhD, master's and honours opportunities

We welcome enquiries from enthusiastic and highly-motivated students with medical or biomedical science backgrounds. Our PhD, master's and honours programmes provide hands on research experience that will prepare you for a career in research, diagnostics or biotechnology.

Postgraduate research opportunities in the Department of Pathology

Research in pathology and biomedical science

We have eight independent research groups within the department, each with a different biomedical focus: