Study with us

Study with us

Whether you’re a postgraduate student or practising clinician, take your knowledge and skills further with a research project at the world-renowned Liggins Institute.

Liggins study option

Postgraduate research projects are available at masters and doctoral level in a range of biomedical and health sciences.

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How to apply

You can apply to the Liggins Institute all year round. Find out the entry criteria and who to ask for help.

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Scholarships and awards

You may be eligible for a University of Auckland scholarship or a Liggins-specific scholarship which are offered from time to time throughout the year.

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Liggins Institute students come from all over the world and pay the same tuition fees as domestic PhD students.

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Career pathways

Find out where a degree at the Liggins Institute could take you and what some of our graduates are doing now.

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Meet our students

Learn more about the type of research our students are doing and why they chose to study at Liggins.

Meet our students

Meet current Liggins student, Nina Zeng

PhD student Nina specialises in nutrition, endocrinology and reproduction. Find out why she likes studying in Auckland.

The support, services and communities available to you as a Māori student at the University of Auckland.

Support for Māori students

Support services, skills programmes and financial information just for postgraduate students.

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The support, services and communities available to you as a Pacific student at the University of Auckland.

Support for Pacific students