Welcome to Postgraduate Studies

Please take a look at the 2016 PhD Programme for more information

The University of Canterbury offers a wide range of postgraduate and graduate qualifications through world-class resources and exciting, hands-on research opportunities.

PhD programme

2016 PhD information

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Get Real Results. Go Postgrad

Do you need a challenge, something that stretches your thinking? Go Postgrad.

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Lucy Johnston, Dean of Postgraduate Research

Tells you a little bit about doing a research degree – a PhD or a Master's thesis – here at UC

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‘This PhD project is my way of contributing to the recovery effort in Samoa...’

Shaun Williams Studying towards a PhD in Hazard and Disaster Management
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