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

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Data as at November 2022

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 924 528
Phone: (07) 838 4448
Fax: (07) 838 4253

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