Doctor of Philosophy

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The PhD is a thesis-based research degree that is granted on the basis of an original and substantial contribution to knowledge. The Faculty of Culture and Society encourages and supports innovative interdisciplinary research.

Programme details

Programme code: AK3518
Level: 9
Points: 360
Duration: 3 to 6 years
Venue: City Campus
Start date: Any time

For information about applying for the Doctor of Philosophy contact cspostgr@aut.ac.nz or (09) 921 9999 ext 8481.

We offer PhD candidates the opportunity to work collaboratively with a cohort of staff who are active researchers and practitioners to provide a unique interdisciplinary level of engagement and mentorship in their chosen areas of research study.

Candidates develop critical insight, wisdom and creativity in theories and practices to form new knowledge that challenges and extends conventional thinking and that is highly valued in education and industry.

Entry requirements

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