Postgraduate Diploma in Science (PGDipSci) in Marine Science
The PGDipSci in Marine Science is a one-year degree that allows you the choice between desktop and field research. Students can do a small desktop research project (20 points) and take five 400-level papers, or they can do a larger field-based research project (40 points) and take four 400-level papers. Students must have a supervisor and a project organised prior to enrolment.
For general information on the PGDipSci degree: http://www.otago.ac.nz/courses/qualifications/pgdipsci.html
Bachelor (Honours) in Applied Science (BAppSc Hons) in Aquaculture and Fisheries
The BAppSc (Hons) in AQFI is a one-year degree that allows you to carry out a field or lab-based research project while studying. Students must have a supervisor and a project organised prior to enrolment. Admission to this programme is limited.
For general information on the BAppSc (Hons) degree: http://www.otago.ac.nz/courses/qualifications/bappschons.html
Master of Science (MSc) in Marine Science
The MSc in Marine Science is a two-year research degree. In the first year, students take four 400-level papers, and prepare a research proposal based on a field pilot study. In the summer and through the second year, students carry out independent research, leading to production of a research thesis. Students must have a supervisor and a project organised prior to enrolment.
For general information on the MSc degree: http://www.otago.ac.nz/courses/qualifications/msc.html
Please note, if you already have a PGDipSc or Honours degree, you may be eligible to apply for MSc-Thesis Only, a one-year research-only degree programme.
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is the University’s highest-level supervised research degree. We normally accept only the very best students into this programme. You must have a supervisor and a project organised prior to applying.
For more information: http://www.otago.ac.nz/study/phd/
How to apply? Use the “Apply Now” button on the relevant qualification page.
When? Applications are due on 10 December, except for the PhD which can be applied for any time.
Need to arrange a supervisor and project? Download the 2019 Postgraduate Opportunities booklet (PDF format, 2.3MB)
When? Applications for the Applied Science degrees in Marine Environmental Science are due on 1 September. Applications for research degrees are due on 10 December, except for the PhD which can be applied for any time.
How much will it cost? Fees information is here: http://www.otago.ac.nz/study/fees/ - feebands
Need money? Scholarships information is here: http://www.otago.ac.nz/study/scholarships/
Need to ask a more specific question? Contact Marine Science at firstname.lastname@example.org