Postgraduate study

Students who graduate from our postgraduate degree programmes are highly sought after, going on to lead impressive scientific careers both here in Aotearoa and overseas. Our postgraduate students get the opportunity to work on some of the most exciting research projects, using the very best equipment and facilities.

Unique natural environments

Our campuses are conveniently located near some incredible natural environments for research.

Excellent facilities

Our postgraduate students develop hands-on experience using the latest research equipment and facilities.

Research that matters

Many of our postgraduate students undertake research in partnership with local councils, businesses and other research institutes.

See our key research partners

Meet some of our talented postgraduate students

We have a vibrant postgraduate student community, with around 250 students across the different science subjects within Te Aka Mātuatua - School of Science. The strong reputation of our researchers attracts the very best postgraduate students from across Aotearoa and internationally.