It may be possible to upgrade your Master's Degree to a PhD if you:

  • Are completing a Master's Degree by thesis at Otago
  • Have been studying for at least 8 months full-time
  • Have shown very good progress, including objective evidence such as publication of some of your work
  • Have the support of your department to upgrade.

See the Graduate Research School website for more information:

Graduate Research School—Admission to the PhD degree

Further information

Postgraduate students at Otago

Last updated 08/09/2021 01.58 PM

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