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MAR2021 Alumna profile: a future in software development. Software developer Peggy Nobes shares her insights after deciding on a new path in her career.  Read about why she chose to do her Master of Software Development at Victoria University of Wellington, her university experience, and her post-study opportunities, by clicking here.

MAR2021 Spotlight on PhD programmes —why apply at Victoria University of Wellington.
Characteristics of PhD or doctoral programmes at VUW :

  • Usually completed within 3-4 years
  • PhDs in New Zealand are research only
  • Three application rounds per year at Victoria University of Wellington (students must apply before 1 March, 1 July, or 1 November)

Why study a PhD in New Zealand?

  • International PhD students pay the same as local students
  • PhD students usually get full-time work rights, partner gets open work visa and children get enrolled as domestic students in New Zealand state schools

Why study a PhD at Victoria University of Wellington?

  • Easy online application system
  • No need to identify a supervisor (supervisor will be matched with applicant)
  • Expression of Research Interest required for initial application (A full research proposal is written with a supervisor in first year)
  • Scholarship opportunities.

Learn more about your opportunity to apply for PhD at VUW by checking your eligibility.


january, 2022


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