It may be possible to upgrade your master's degree to a PhD if you:

  • Are undertaking a master's degree by thesis at the University of Otago
  • Have been studying for at least eight 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

For more information:

Graduate Research School—Admission to the PhD degree

Further information

Postgraduate students at the University of Otago