By programme type

Browse our range of qualifications, find out more about how each programme type is structured, and view the regulations for individual programmes.

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Masters degrees


Doctoral degrees


Higher degrees


Higher degrees are awarded for an original contribution (or contributions) of special excellence to the candidates field of expertise, in published form. Candidates are usually graduates of The University of Auckland or another New Zealand university, and cannot present for consideration for the degree until at least eight years after graduation to their first degree.

The degrees are:

  • Doctor of Engineering
  • Doctor of Laws
  • Doctor of Literature
  • Doctor of Science

See the University Calendar regulations for Higher Degrees.