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

Nov12Information EventsSummer Research Scholars - Orientation
Date: 12 November 2014
Time: 9.00 am
Venue: Memorial Theatre, Level 2, Student Union Building, Kelburn Campus
This orientation is compulsory for all first time summer research scholarship recipients taking part in… Read more
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
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

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
23 October 2014 Detecting harmful molecules
A novel sensor that can detect environmental contaminants as miniscule as one pinch of salt in an Olympic-sized swimming pool has been developed by Victoria University researchers. 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.