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The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is the highest degree offered by the University of Otago. It is awarded on the submission of a thesis which must meet rigorous standards. The following pages give prospective candidates, current candidates and staff involved in the PhD process, an in-depth look at Otago’s PhD programme.
- PhD handbook
- Applying for PhD study
- View a flow chart showing the PhD application process for domestic candidates
- View a flow chart showing the PhD application process for international candidates
- PhD submission
- PhD examination, submission and graduation
- Resources and support
- Administrative forms
- Fee information for Graduate Research candidates (on Research and Enterprise website)
Have a question about embarking on a PhD at Otago?
Please contact the Doctoral and Scholarships Office of the Graduate Research School, for further information about Otago’s PhD programme: