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.

Events

Nov25Information EventsPhD Orientation
Date: 25 November 2014
Time: 9.30 am
Venue: MY632, Murphy Building, Kelburn Campus
Our orientation programme is designed to get your PhD study at VUW off to the… Read more
Nov26WorkshopsCognitive Behavioural Coaching for High Performers
Date: 26 November 2014
Time: 9.30 am
Venue: HMLT103, Hugh MacKenzie Lecture Theatre, Kelburn Campus
Presenter: Maria GardinerThirty years of the best research in psychology has shown that it is… Read more
Nov28Information EventsInternational PhD Orientation
Date: 28 November 2014
Time: 10.00 am
Venue: MY632, Murphy Building, Kelburn Campus
Our orientation programme is designed to get your PhD study at VUW off to the… Read more

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News

20 November 2014 PhD thesis submission & University Christmas closedown
Due to the University closedown for Christmas and New Year, the last day for submissions in 2014 is 12.00 noon on Friday 19 December. Read more
23 October 2014 Writing doctors
A novelist with a doctorate used to be a rare thing, says the director of Victoria’s International Institute of Modern Letters (IIML), but not so these days. Read more
23 October 2014 Unlocking the brain’s secrets
A simple language test could help medical professionals establish the impact of brain tumours more accurately than has been possible in the past. Read more

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Scholarships

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 »

Information for staff has moved

If you’re a Victoria staff member, you can log in to the University’s secure Staff intranet. Find out about the process for doctoral study at Victoria and the roles staff can play in the supervision and support of candidates.