Welcome to Postgraduate Studies

Please take a look at the 2015 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 Brochure 2014

Interested in doing a PhD at UC? Download our PhD Brochure 2014 (PDF, 3.1MB)

Statistics workshops 2013

Six workshops/laboratory sessions on statistics/data analysis are available to thesis students Find out more

Surviving your Thesis Seminar Series

A series of informal seminars discussing various aspects of the thesis journey are provided, followed by a light supper Find out more

PhD Transferable Skills

A number of skills workshops and seminars regarding transferable skills are offered for PhD students Find out more

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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‘Computer Science is really practical and allows you to use your imagination...’

Janina Voigt Master of Science in Computer Science
PhD student, University of Cambridge, UK
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