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Study at the University of Otago, Christchurch

The University of Otago, Christchurch is located in the heart of Te Papa Huaora (the city’s dedicated health precinct), right next to Christchurch hospital. It is also New Zealand’s most research-intensive campus for health sciences, with many of our teaching and research staff holding joint positions with the CDHB – ensuring close clinical links.

Resources for current and future students

PhD at UOC

Information for people considering their PhD at University of Otago, Christchurch and profiles of some current students 

Postgraduate research opportunities

Work alongside world-class medical and health science researchers at honours, master’s, or PhD level.

Postgraduate qualifications

Choose from over 50  postgraduate programmes to advance your health career or take you in a new direction.

Postgraduate Papers

View the list of papers taught and paper details

Academic support for postgraduate students

Where to find help with writing, formatting, referencing, presentations, public speaking, and statistics.

Undergraduate qualifications

We teach medical students during years 4–6 of the University of Otago medical degree.

Medical student electives

Information about final year medical student electives


Information about graduation ceremonies