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PhD Study at Otago

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PhD Handbook

A comprehensive guide to all aspects of the PhD process at the University of Otago.

Regulations and Policies

Policies relevant to PhD study at the University of Otago.

Changes During the PhD

If you need to make any of the following changes during your PhD, you can do so in your eVision portal:

  • deferrals
  • requests for overseas study
  • changes to supervision, department or topic
  • changes in enrolment status (eg: from full-time to part-time, or from part-time to full-time)


Resources relating to supervision, including a range of tools for helping students and supervisors reach a shared understanding of roles and responsibilities in the supervisor process.

Thesis Information

Information from the University of Otago Library on thesis organisation, copyright obligations, and depositing an electronic thesis.