Doctor of Science

University of Otago

Subject area

Natural and Physical Sciences

Qualification

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Entry requirements

A candidate must normally be a graduate of the University of Otago, with a degree conferred at least five years before candidature.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have demonstrated special excellence in published contributions in some branch of science.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Natural and Physical Sciences at this level can earn:

$59,000

Median earnings one year after study

$68,000

Median earnings two years after study

$73,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

81%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Elman & Alfred Poole SBHS and SGHS Health Sciences Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Otago - Administrator - Entrance Scholarships

Website:

http://www.otago.ac.nz/entrance-scholarships

Value:

$15,000

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GCSB Tertiary Scholarship

Provided by:

New Zealand Intelligence Community - Organisational Development New Zealand Intelligence Community

Website:

https://www.nzic.govt.nz

Value:

The value of this award is $10,000, which can be spread over three years depending on your study plans.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 808 098
Phone: (03) 479 1100
Fax: (03) 474 1607
Email: university@otago.ac.nz
Web: http://www.otago.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

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NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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