Faculty of Graduate Research

Faculty of Graduate Research

Looking for information about a doctoral degree at Victoria University? You’re in the right place!

Whether you’re considering doctoral study, you’re already enrolled, or you’re supervising doctoral students, we’re here to help.


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18 June 2015 Engaging in alternative economies
The growth of alternative exchange systems operating outside of the traditional waged economy is the focus of new research from Victoria University of Wellington. Read more
18 June 2015 Crossbreeding could create stronger future for coral reefs
The hybridisation of algae that live in reef corals could increase their rate of development and provide a means for corals to adapt to global warming, Victoria University of Wellington research has shown. Read more
18 June 2015 Better hospital care needed for obese patients
Healthcare services are not always suitable for morbidly obese patients, a Victoria University of Wellington researcher has found. Read more

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Are you about to submit your PhD thesis for examination? Check out the requirements relating to thesis submission.


Victoria has a range of funding options available for PhD students. Both New Zealand and international students are eligible to apply for Victoria scholarships.

How to Apply to do a PhD

There are three application deadlines per year: 1 March, 1 July, and 1 November. Read our guide to the application process »