Joint Graduate School in Coastal and Marine Science

We partner with the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA), an expert in water and atmospheric research.

beach in canterbury

Our postgraduate students work alongside New Zealand’s leading scientists across a wide range of coastal and marine topics.

Haere mai | Welcome
Sally Watson, NIWA co-appointee

Our Joint Graduate School partners with NIWA to provide postgraduates with the opportunity to work at the forefront of coastal and marine research.

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Mark Costello diving in Raja Ampat islands

We offer Masters and PhD research opportunities in a range of subjects covering the coastal and marine environment.

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Humpback whale surfacing beside Niwa vessel

NIWA is a Crown Research Institute responsible for conducting leading environmental science to enable the sustainable management of our natural resources.

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Leigh Marine Campus

Find out more about Leigh Marine Laboratory, our marine research base and most northerly campus.

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