Apply for a doctorate

Doctoral programmes are the highest-level qualifications that can be awarded by the University of Auckland. For this reason, the application process is rigorous, and potential applicants must write preliminary research proposals in consultation with their potential supervisor(s) during the application process to provide evidence of their capability and dedication.

  • Doctoral application process

    A step-by-step outline of the doctoral application process, from deciding upon your area of research interest to completing an application and doctoral registration.

  • FindaThesis

    Find current masters and doctoral research opportunities at the University of Auckland.