Accessibility Skip to Global Navigation Skip to Local Navigation Skip to Content Skip to Search Skip to Site Map Menu

Study Quantitative Genetics at Otago

Flock of sheep


The Postgraduate Certificate in Applied Science (PGCertAppSc), Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Science (PGDipAppSc) and Master of Applied Science (MAppSc) in Quantitative Genetics are designed to provide the necessary skills for employment in areas where quantitative genetic methods are applied. These can include in primary sector breeding programmes (e.g. in agriculture, horticulture and forestry), in medical research and in gene resource management of endangered species.

These programmes encourage critical thinking, develop analytical skills and broaden students’ understanding of New Zealand contexts.

Contact details

Applied Science programme

Dr Phil Wilcox (Department of Mathematics and Statistics)

^ Top of page


Quantitative Genetics is available as a major subject for the:

^ Top of Page

Programme requirements

Master of Applied Science (MAppSc) in Quantitative Genetics