Applying for a doctoral programme

Doctoral programmes are the highest-level qualifications that can be awarded by the University of Auckland. We encourage applicants from New Zealand and overseas to consider the University for your PhD.

Overview of the doctoral application process

A step-by-step outline of the doctoral application process, from deciding upon your area of research interest to completing an application and doctoral registration.

Visit the University of Auckland's Doctoral application process page

Complete an Application for Admission (AfA)

If you're applying for doctoral study, complete an Application for Admission (AfA) online first. You will need to provide details about your educational background, achievements and research interests.

Visit the University of Auckland's Complete an AfA page