Future PhD students
No international fees for PhD students^: NZ$6,013 per annum (US$4,944* or €3,815* per annum)
The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading research-led university and is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world by QS World University Rankings (2012). We offer PhD studies in over 90 different subjects.
Worldwide, the University of Auckland has earned a reputation for academic excellence and a supportive student environment. Our outstanding supervisors give you the freedom and encouragement to develop your ideas in a supportive, inspiring environment. You’ll have access to excellent research facilities and the library’s extensive resources. And most importantly, you’ll publish research and have a qualification that can stand with the best in the world, making you proud to say that you studied at The University of Auckland.
^To be eligible, students must reside in New Zealand for the duration of their doctoral programme. However, students may undertake research activities overseas during their doctoral programme for a cumulative total of no more than 12 months.
Worldwide, we've earned a great reputation for academic excellence and a supportive student environment.
Visit the websites of our various faculties and departments and also see our approved list of PhD subjects.
Find out more about entry requirements to study a PhD at The University of Auckland.
Instructions and information on the steps involved in applying for a doctorate at The University of Auckland.
Check out our range of scholarships for prospective international PhD students.
Our catered and self-catered residences offer you quality living facilities and a great lifestyle while you are studying.
See how our high-quality research is changing lives and making breakthroughs.
Get to know some of our academic staff.
Contact the International Student Information Centre for information and advice.
Contact us for help and advice about our PhD programmes and the University.
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- Faculty of Arts
- Business School
- National Institute of Creative Arts and Industries
- Faculty of Education
- Faculty of Engineering
- Faculty of Law
- Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences
- Faculty of Science
- Liggins Institute
- Auckland Bioengineering Institute
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