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Doctor of Philosophy

  • Doctorate (PhD)

The degree of Doctor of Philosophy is awarded by the University for research carried out under the supervision of at least two staff members. A PhD can also be presented as a PhD with Publication or a PhD with a Creative Practice Component.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
Duration
3 years full-time
Course Code
PhD
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Nov
Domestic Fees
$6,763 per year / $20,289 total
International Fees
$42,841 per year / $128,523 total

About this course

The research, which must be the candidate's own work, is written up as a thesis, and may include papers published or intended to be published. The thesis is required to present the case for the research, outline the research undertaken and the findings and conclusions of that research. There is no course work for this degree.

Other Higher Research Degrees
  • Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA)
  • Doctor of Education (EdD)
  • Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD)
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)
  • Doctor of Laws (LLD)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Law)

Entry requirements

Candidates making enquiries about the PhD programme need sufficient information to make an informed choice about their study plans. The Graduate Advisor in the appropriate Faculty/School can be approached for initial advice on these matters. Our Staff Profiles are another useful resource.

PhD Regulations

Higher Research Degree Application Process

Study locations

Tauranga

Hamilton