Postgraduate students from around the world choose to study at Otago because of: our reputation for excellence in research and teaching, world class facilities and Dunedin’s unrivalled lifestyle. At Otago we take great pride in supporting the success of our postgraduate students.
Prospective PhD students, both national and international, are eligible to apply for a 3-year University of Otago PhD scholarship worth $25,000 plus tuition fee waiver. Otago also offers a range of Master’s scholarships, as well as international travel grants.
The School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences provides the best environment for postgraduate students. Support networks exist for Māori and Pacific Island students and unparalleled technical support is available to all students to enable them to successfully complete their research.
Dunedin’s campus is both beautiful and historic, offering a friendly atmosphere within which to study.
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
- Master of Physical Education (MPhEd) No longer offered from 2019
- Master of Dance Studies (MDanceSt) No longer offered from 2019
- Postgraduate Diploma in Physical Education (PGDipPE) No longer offered from 2019
- Postgraduate Diploma in Outdoor Education (PGDipOE) No longer offered from 2019
Updated Postgraduate Degrees (subject to approval)
- BSc (Hons) Sport, Exercise & Health
- PGDipSc Sport, Exercise & Health
- PGDipSpDM Postgraduate Diploma in Sport Development and Management
- MSc Sport, Exercise & Health
- MSpDM Master of Sport Development and Management