The Postgraduate Office is the first point of contact for inquiries from both students and staff about postgraduate study at the University of Otago, Christchurch.
Postgraduate students, potential or current, and staff can contact the office at any time for advice or support.
Postgraduate, taught courses
The University of Otago, Christchurch hosts 50 postgraduate taught programmes, ranging from postgraduate certificates to masters' degrees offered both in person, and by distance.
You can also contact us to discuss your options:
At the University of Otago, Christchurch we are committed to providing PhD and master’s by thesis degrees of the highest calibre. We offer research students the opportunity to work alongside world-class medical and health science researchers, and have over 100 research topics on offer.
Potential research students are invited to either find a research project through our Postgraduate Research Opportunities database, or browse our research groups to find a potential supervisor.
If you find a topic of interest, email the potential supervisor with your curriculum vitae and academic transcript to discuss a project further.
- PhD information
- University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship
- Master’s Research Scholarship
- Graduate Research School
- International Office
- PhD handbook
- Research master’s handbook
Information and support
- UOC Postgraduate Student Support Fund (PDF)
- First days in Ōtautahi Christchurch (PDF)
- Biostatistics Consultancy
- Support Services
- Workshops and events
- Canterbury Medical Library
- PSOC – the association for Postgraduate Students of Otago, Christchurch
PSOC Facebook page