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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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.

Building Work at 10 Kelburn Parade

Over the next two or three weeks the reception area for Scholarships and PhD Admissions and the Faculty of Graduate Research is being remodelled.  It will be business as usual from 10KP, but please be aware that there will be builders on site and some disruption around the entrance and front hallway.

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 »

Applying for ethics approval

If your research involves human subjects or human tissue or affects people’s privacy, rights and freedoms, it is subject to Human Ethics Committee Guidelines.