Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

  • Qualification


  • Duration

    3 years full time

  • Credits


  • Location

    Lincoln University Campus

Gaining your Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at Lincoln creates opportunities to challenge yourself with new ways of thinking and problem-solving, absorbing research and innovative ideas from leading scientists and professional organisations in New Zealand and internationally.

Grow your ability to help create a better future

As an internationally respected land-based university, we are at the forefront of research that leads to innovative ways of addressing the complex challenges our biosphere faces.

Our PhD cohort are our partners in this work. The goal of the three-year full-time research-based PhD programme is to nurture your ability to analyse situations, evaluate research, then join with other leading thinkers to conceptualise and test new ideas that could lead to a healthier future.

How to apply

The first step is to ensure that you meet the entry criteria, which you can find here.

Confirm that your research area can be catered for at Lincoln University by checking the list of available supervisors

Begin the application process online here

You can read an overview of the most important rules, regulations and procedures for postgraduate study here.

Learn more about our research

Research at Lincoln University is conducted across faculties, centres of excellence and research centres. Learn more here

Programme information

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