Apply for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) through the Dunedin, Wellington, or Christchurch campuses in 2023Apply Now
A PhD provides an unequalled opportunity to carry out in-depth research and analysis of a particular public health issue. The University of Otago offers the supervision of leading researchers from many different backgrounds. We aim to create a stimulating and supportive environment for emerging researchers.
Intending applicants for doctoral study will have demonstrated the ability to progress to an advanced degree and have a keen interest in research.
Interested students are encouraged to view staff profiles online:
- Christchurch public health researchers Department of Population Health
- Dunedin public health researchers Department of Preventive and Social Medicine
- Wellington public health researchers Department of Public Health
Those interested in embarking on a PhD should contact their nearest department for further information. Enrolment in a PhD is not limited to the beginning of semesters; they may be accepted at any time of the year.
View Campus-specific research themes:
- Christchurch campus (Department of Population Health, University of Otago, Christchurch)
- Dunedin campus (Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine)
- Wellington campus (Department of Public Health, University of Otago, Wellington)
- Regulations and requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (University of Otago)
- Scholarships available to PhD students (University of Otago)
- Further information for prospective PhD students (University of Otago)
- Christchurch: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Dunedin: email@example.com
- Wellington: firstname.lastname@example.org