Find a PhD opportunity

PhD applicants must undergo the Higher Research Degrees Application Process. You can apply without a finalised topic, but success is more likely with a supportive potential supervisor due to the competitive selection process.

Develop your own topic

If the vacancies below don't match your interests, you can develop your own topic to explore in a research degree. The best way to start is to look through profiles of staff available for supervision to identify a researcher who is working in your area of interest and is willing to supervise you. You can filter profiles by subject area.

Open vacancies

The University of Waikato has a wide range of PhD research opportunities available and new vacancies are added regularly. Browse open vacancies below.

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