Research areas

Discover the main research areas and strengths of each faculty at Victoria and find out what research degrees are available.

Architecture and design

The Faculty of Architecture and Design is a leading centre for research in architecture, building science and design in New Zealand.

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Arts and humanities

Be part of the vibrant and stimulating culture of arts and humanities research in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Business and government

Research at Victoria Business School focuses on contributing to more effective government policy and better business practice throughout New Zealand.

Education

Research in Victoria’s Faculty of Education is focused on improving policy and practice across the education sector.

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Engineering

Complete your research degree at Victoria’s Faculty of Engineering—join a school with an international reputation in computer and electronic engineering.

Health

The Faculty of Health provides innovation in health teaching and research, with the aim of improving the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities.

Law

Join the law school ranked top in New Zealand for the quality of its research, and study in the heart of the capital city’s legal and political district.

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Social sciences

Research is at the heart of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences—exploring new ideas and challenging old ones, to contribute to a better world.

Science

Join one of New Zealand’s top research institutions—at Victoria’s Faculty of Science you’ll be part of a lively environment that fosters world-leading research.