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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.

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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.

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Undergraduate prospectus 2023 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.

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Guide to Enrolment 2022 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.

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Parents' Guide coverParents’ Guide

Is your young person considering tertiary study? This guide helps parents learn more about university life, enrolment, accommodation and costs.

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Whānau Guide 2021 cover imageWhānau Guide

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

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Pacificana cover 2022 imagePacificana

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

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2022 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.

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BA Prospectus cover imageBachelor of Arts at Otago

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

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Law Prospectus cover imageLaw at Otago

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

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Sciences at Otago front cover (web) 2021Sciences at Otago

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

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Business ProspectusBusiness Prospectus

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

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Health Sciences at Otago 2021 coverHealth Sciences at Otago

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

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2024 COE Prospectus coverCollege of Education

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

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2021-PG-Health-Sciences-Prospectus-coverPostgraduate Health Sciences Prospectus

A guide to postgraduate and professional courses in health and related sciences at our campuses in Dunedin, Christchurch and Wellington.

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Postgraduate Humanities Prospectus 2022 cover imagePostgraduate Humanities Prospectus

Find out about postgraduate opportunities in the Division of Humanities.

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International students

Internation prospectus 2022 coverInternational 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 2021 coverChinese-language publications

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

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Subject pages

Want to know more about a particular subject?

Visit the individual subject pages for subjects taught at Otago.

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