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.
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|Start Dates||Semester A (February) and Semester B (July)|
$5,900-$6,266 per year
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|International Fees||$28,675 - $37,710 per year *New international students may be eligible for domestic fees|
New Zealand resident International PhD students pay the domestic fee.
Tuition fees shown above are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.
These are all the subjects available for the Doctor of Philosophy
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Admission and enrolment
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.