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The PhD is the University of Otago's highest level supervised research degree. Our PhD students are vital contributors to the research culture of the department, and we welcome all enquiries regarding PhD study.
To enquire about enrolling in a PhD with us, please contact Convenor of Higher Degrees Associate Professor Chrystal Jaye.
We have PhD research opportunities in patient safety; health care quality improvement research in primary health care and the wider NZ health system; the changing environment and structure of general practice.
Information for PhD students at Otago
The University of Otago website provides information for prospective candidates, current candidates, and staff involved in the PhD process:
- PhD handbook
- PhD study at Otago
- Applying for PhD study
- PhD submission
- Re-enrolment for returning doctoral candidates
- The PhD examination process
- Resources and support
- Administrative forms
- Fee information for graduate research candidates
- Journeys of Discovery - the secrets of PhD success
For further information, please contact the Doctoral and Scholarships Office of the Graduate Research School: