Doctor of Literature

University of Waikato

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Entry requirements

A graduate of the University of Waikato or the University of New Zealand

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates have knowledge and skills in the field of literature that are superior in both knowledge and application to that of their undergraduate and post-graduate contemporaries. They are undisputed national and/or international experts and leaders in their specialist area.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Society and Culture at this level can earn:


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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

The University of Waikato GEMS Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Waikato - Scholarships Office



up to NZD$5,000 and will be applied directly to the recipient’s tuition fees

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Waikato Management School International Exchange Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Waikato - Scholarships Office



$1,500 - $2,500

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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 924 528
Phone: (07) 838 4448
Fax: (07) 838 4253

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