Doctor of Philosophy

PhD

  • Students outside graduation landscape

Duration

3 years full-time

Entry times

First day of any month

Fees

NZD $6,749 - $8,130

Based on 2018
total programme fee

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Duration

3 years full-time

Entry times

First day of any month

Fees

NZD $6,749 - $8,130

Based on 2018
total programme fee

Apply Now Got a Question? Check your eligibility

Download Brochure

Overview

The UC Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a research-only degree carried out under expert supervision and using world-class facilities. At UC you can complete a PhD in over 70 subjects, joining over 1,000 students from more than 60 nations.

A PhD involves extensive, sustained and original research and study in your chosen subject, with the results being presented in a thesis that will contribute to intellectual knowledge of the field. It is a mark of intellectual ability, self-discipline and commitment. A PhD prepares you for a number of careers, including as an academic.

Contact us

For full requirements see the Regulations for the Doctor of Philosophy.

For study planning help contact contact the Dean of Postgraduate Research or the Postgraduate Office:

Postgraduate Office
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

Phone +64 3 369 2244
Email postgraduate-office@canterbury.ac.nz