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The University of Otago has a number of publications available for prospective students and their families. They outline the many opportunities that await you at Otago and help you make well-informed decisions.

Following are links to PDFs or ebooks of the publications.

Prefer to have copies posted to you?

Intro to Otago coverIntro to Otago

Wondering whether university is for you? This guide is a good place to get started. It provides a brief overview of life at Otago and the degrees on offer.

Undergraduate prospectus cover imageUndergraduate Prospectus

Aimed at prospective undergraduate students, this prospectus will help you plan your first year. Find information on entrance requirements, enrolment, degrees, subjects, support services and accommodation.

Guide to Enrolment cover imageGuide to Enrolment

Detailed information on degree structures and papers to help you plan your course, plus a step-by-step guide to the enrolment process.

Information contained in the Guide may have changed since publication. Use the links below for up-to-date information.

See the Guide to Enrolment page for PDFs and previous editions.

Whānau Guide 2021 cover imageWhānau Guide

A resource for Māori students thinking about studying at the University of Otago.

Pacificana cover imagePacificana

A resource for Pacific Island students thinking about studying at the University of Otago.

Distance learning prospectus cover imageDistance Learning Prospectus

Upgrade your qualifications from wherever in the world you call home. This prospectus provides a list of courses offered by distance, plus information about fees and enrolment.

BA Prospectus cover image Bachelor of Arts at Otago

Offering over 40 arts and social science subjects, the Bachelor of Arts is Otago's most flexible undergraduate degree programme.

Law Prospectus cover image Law at Otago

An overview of what's on offer at Otago's Faculty of Law, one of New Zealand's premier law schools.

    at Otago Prospectus front cover Sciences at Otago

At Otago, world-renowned researchers and unique natural resources combine to create a scientific learning environment like no other.

Business Prospectus Business Prospectus

Develop your interests in business and related subjects with the Bachelor of Commerce.

Health Sciences at Otago cover Health Sciences at Otago

Learn about the opportunities available in health sciences at our campuses in Christchurch, Dunedin and Wellington.

College of Education Prospectus cover College of Education

Find out about the programmes on offer at the College of Education.

International students

Internation prospectus 2022 cover International Prospectus

Aimed at prospective international students, this prospectus provides information about entrance and English language requirements, tuition fees, scholarships and how to apply.

About the University
    of Otago Chinese 2023-2024 cover Chinese-language publication

Study Abroad and Exhcange Guide cover thumbnail. Study Abroad and Exchange Guide

This guide provides an introduction to Otago for short-term international students. Find out about programmes of study, life in Dunedin and how to apply.

University of Otago Language Centre and University of Otago Pathways

Find out how Otago can help you improve your English language skills and gain a New Zealand university entry qualification.

See the University of Otago Language Centre and University of Otago Pathways programmes website for more information

Subject pages

Want to know more about a particular subject?

Visit the individual subject pages for subjects taught at Otago.

Do you know how to enrol at Otago?

See the Enrolling at Otago page

First-year students website

The first-year students website has the information you need to make the most of your first year.

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