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Postgraduate Studies at the Dunedin School of Medicine

Supporting the next generation of healthcare providers and researchers

Dunedin School of Medicine is at the forefront of international medical research. Many of our research and teaching staff are internationally recognised leaders in their fields.

Our postgraduate courses provide an opportunity for recent graduates and medical professionals to expand their knowledgebase, and improve their practical, research, and critical thinking skills.

Postgraduate research opportunities

Search or browse our database of currently-available postgraduate research opportunities.

Postgraduate research opportunities at the Dunedin School of Medicine

PhD and masters' qualifications

We have a thriving community of postgraduate students studying for PhD and masters' degrees in over 40 different research groups and units.

PhD and masters' opportunities at the Dunedin School of Medicine

Postgraduate diplomas and certificates

The Dunedin School of Medicine offers both health sciences and medicine postgraduate qualifications.

Postgraduate diplomas and certificates at the Dunedin School of Medicine

Professional education

Our professional education courses are designed for doctors who have previously completed their MB ChB and would like to expand their professional horizons.

Professional education courses at the Dunedin School of Medicine

Medical Forum

The Otago Postgraduate Medical Society (OPMS) hosts the weekly Medical Forum, which features speakers from throughout the Dunedin School of Medicine, the Otago School of Medical Sciences, and the Southern District Health Board.

Medical Forum

Postgraduate scholarships

We offer five specialised scholarships for PhD or masters' students based in our seven academic departments. These are offered on an annual basis.

Dunedin School of Medicine postgraduate scholarships