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Application information for New Zealand postgraduate

Choosing a potential supervisor and contacting us

Browse the research interests of particular staff members to find out who is most appropriate for your area of interest. Alternatively you can check out our research pages to see a selection of past and present research

Contact the staff member/s you would like to work with and cc the academic administrator: geology@otago.ac.nz (sometimes staff members are in the field or at conferences and will not be able to reply straight away).

Apply to the University of Otago

As well as contacting the Department, you must  apply to the University for the programme you would like to take.

Scholarships

You may be eligible for a University of Otago scholarship, and you can apply for such scholarships at the same time you apply for admission.

University of Otago Doctoral Scholarships are competitive scholarships that are awarded to applicants with a strong academic record. These scholarships cover fees and living costs for three years. Many of our postgraduate students are supported by such scholarships.

Research Higher Degrees & Scholarships Office maintains a PhD website which contains information and forms that postgraduate students will need from time to time.

Fees

For information about fees for postgraduate students see the fees guide: