PhD - Subject Area Policy


Application


PhD candidates considering PhD subject areas

Purpose


To specify the approved PhD subject areas available for a PhD candidate to enrol in

Policy


1.    A PhD candidate may only enrol in an approved PhD subject area. The subject area is associated with an Academic Unit

2.    In the case of cross-disciplinary subject areas, one Academic Unit must take overall responsibility for the provision of supervision, research resources and facilities

Note- The Academic Unit with primary responsibility for an individual candidate is recorded on the candidate’s registration summary as the Department/School

List of PhD subject areas


Subject

Faculty/Large Scale Research Institute

Accounting

Business and Economics

Anaesthesiology

Medical and Health Sciences

Anatomy

Medical and Health Sciences/Liggins Institute

Ancient History

Arts

Anthropology

Arts

Applied Linguistics

Arts

Architecture

NICAI

Art History

Arts

Asian Studies

Arts

Audiology

Medical and Health Sciences

Behavioural Science

Medical and Health Sciences

Bioengineering

Engineering/Medical and Health Sciences/

Auckland Bioengineering Institute

Biological Sciences

Science

Biomedical Science

Interfaculty

Chemical and Materials Engineering

Engineering

Chemistry

Science

Chinese

Arts

Civil Engineering

Engineering

Commercial Law

Business and Economics/Law

Community Health

Medical and Health Sciences

Comparative Literature

Arts

Computer Science

Science

Computer Systems Engineering

Engineering

Criminology
Arts 

Dance Studies

NICAI

Development Studies

Arts

Economics

Business and Economics

Education

Education and Social Work

Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Engineering

Engineering Science

Engineering

English

Arts

Environmental Science

Science

European Studies

Arts

Exercise Sciences Science

Finance

Business and Economics

Fine Arts

NICAI

Food Science

Science

Forensic Science

Science

French

Arts 
Gender Studies  Arts 

General Practice

Medical and Health Sciences

Geography

Science

Geology

Science

German

Arts

Greek

Arts

Health Psychology

Interfaculty

Health Sciences

Interfaculty

History

Arts

Information Systems

Business and Economics

International Business

Business and Economics

Italian

Arts

Japanese

Arts

Korean

Arts

Latin

Arts

Latin American Studies

Arts

Law

Law

Linguistics

Arts

Management

Business and Economics

Maori and Pacific Health

Medical and Health Sciences

Maori Studies

Arts

Marine Science

Science

Marketing

Business and Economics

Mathematics

Science

Mathematics Education

Science

Mechanical Engineering

Engineering

Mechatronics Engineering

Engineering

Media, Film and Television

Arts

Medical Imaging

Medical and Health Sciences

Medicine

Medical and Health Sciences/Liggins Institute

Molecular Medicine

Medical and Health Sciences/Liggins Institute

Music

NICAI

Nursing

Medical and Health Sciences/Liggins Institute

Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Medical and Health Sciences/Liggins Institute

Operations and Supply Chain Management

Business and Economics

Operations Research

Engineering

Ophthalmology

Medical and Health Sciences

Optometry

Medical and Health Sciences

Pacific Studies

Arts

Paediatrics

Medical and Health Sciences/Liggins Institute

Pathology

Medical and Health Sciences

Pharmacology

Medical and Health Sciences/Liggins Institute

Pharmacy

Medical and Health Sciences

Philosophy

Arts

Physics

Science

Physiology

Medical and Health Sciences/Liggins Institute

Planning

NICAI

Politics and International Relations

Arts

Property

Business and Economics

Psychiatry

Medical and Health Sciences

Psychology

Science

Russian

Arts

Social Work

Education and Social Work

Sociology

Arts

Spanish

Arts

Speech Science

Science

Statistics

Science

Surgery

Medical and Health Sciences

Theology

Arts

Translation Studies

Arts

Urban Design

NICAI

Definitions


The following definitions apply to these guidelines:

 

Academic Units are those units with which the PhD subject area is associated and may be managed by either a Faculty or a Board of Studies. Academic Units include faculties, schools, departments and institutes.

University means the University of Auckland and includes all subsidiaries

Key relevant documents


Document management and control


Content manager: School of Graduate Studies

Owner: Dean of Graduate Studies

Approved by: Board of Graduate Studies

Date approved: 16 March 2015                 

Review date: March 2018