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Doctor of Science (DSc)

  • Doctorate (PhD)

A Doctor of Science (DSc) degree is awarded for published original contributions of special excellence, normally in the form of books or papers in scholarly journals, in some branch of science.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
Course Code
DSc

About this course

A Doctor of Science (DSc) degree is awarded for published original contributions of special excellence, normally in the form of books or papers in scholarly journals, in some branch of science. A candidate for this degree would normally have graduated from the University of Otago and have held a degree for at least five years before applying.

Entry requirements

  1. The degree shall be awarded for published original contributions of special excellence in some branch of science.
  2. Every candidate for the degree must either
    1. have held a degree for at least five years before applying for admission to the degree; or
    2. have been admitted with the status of one who is entitled to proceed to the degree.
  3. A candidate for the degree shall normally be a graduate of the University of Otago or shall have had some other formal academic association with the University.

Study locations

Dunedin