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¿Qué aprenderé?

The PhD is a globally recognised postgraduate research degree and the highest level of degree you can achieve. PhD students are critical, curious, creative thinkers who undertake original research over at least 3 years.

This course is also offered at overseas locations.

English

You can take courses in reading, writing and thinking about texts written in English, from the classics of English and American literature to exciting imaginative writing across the world today.

You can develop sophisticated reading and writing skills and gain an in-depth knowledge of cultural history. You can also take courses that develop your own creative writing skills and interests.

Where can English take you?

English provides excellent training in critical thinking, analytical skills and in organising and expressing your ideas.

Our graduates have careers in the arts, business, communications, local and national government, publishing, teaching and libraries.

Research opportunities

We offer supervision in the standard PhD and in the PhD with creative practice.

We welcome PhD proposals in areas including:

  • Maori, Pasifika and New Zealand literature
  • Global Indigenous literatures
  • Literature, evolution and cognition
  • Digital arts theory
  • American literature
  • Medieval literature, culture and drama
  • Shakespeare and early modern drama
  • 19th-century literature
  • Modernist literature, culture and drama
  • Contemporary literature
  • Contemporary theatre
  • Transcultural creative writing
  • Poetry and poetics
  • Narrative and literary theory
  • Trauma and cultural memory

Programme structure

The University of Auckland PhD is a three-to-four year full-time advanced research degree.

On possible to the PhD programme, you will be enrolled provisionally. By the end of your first year, you must meet a number of goals to be confirmed into the PhD programme, including developing a full thesis proposal. After confirmation, you will continue to work on your research before submitting your thesis for examination after three years and within four years of your start date. The examination process includes an oral exam.

As part of your PhD study, you can take part in our doctoral skills programme, designed to help you achieve success in your research and develop skills for your future. We have a dedicated postgraduate careers advisor, and our library service includes specialist subject librarians to help you in your research. The central School of Graduate Studies provides dedicated support and advice for the doctoral community.

Where could this programme take you?

Our PhD graduates are successful in a wide range of fields and careers, as well as the traditional academic research career path. The PhD gives you extensive specialist and transferable skills, which are sought after in many sectors, including industry and government, and can even help you to develop entrepreneurship skills to run your own startup.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Faculty of Arts

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (3 )

Costos de estudio
NZ$7.454,40 (US$ 4.780) por año
To be eligible for the domestic fee, PhD students must reside in New Zealand for the duration of their doctoral programme.

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

18 Julio 2022, 1 Diciembre 2022, 5 Enero 2023, 27 Febrero 2023

Lugar

Epsom Campus

74 Epsom Avenue,

AUCKLAND,

Epsom,

1023, New Zealand

a tiempo completo (3 )

Costos de estudio
NZ$7.454,40 (US$ 4.780) por año
To be eligible for the domestic fee, PhD students must reside in New Zealand for the duration of their doctoral programme.

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

18 Julio 2022, 1 Diciembre 2022, 5 Enero 2023, 27 Febrero 2023

Lugar

University of Auckland

City Campus,

Alfred Nathan House, 24 Princes Street,

AUCKLAND CITY,

Auckland Central,

1010, New Zealand

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

You must have completed a significant research project such as a dissertation or thesis, at university level. You need to have completed a postgraduate bachelors (honours) degree with a University of Auckland equivalent B+ grade, or a masters degree with a University of Auckland equivalent B+ grade in a relevant field. Grade Point Equivalent (GPE) calculator: Grades or marks achieved at other institutions are given a Grade Point Equivalent (GPE) on the University’s 0-9 grading scale. If you have overseas qualifications you will typically need a GPE of 6.0 to obtain entry. IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands less than 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Masters-level qualification or the equivalent of a bachelor's degree with honours

Evidence of significant research, usually undertaken as part of prior study

IELTS (Academic): Overall score of 6.5 and no bands less than 6.0; Internet-based TOEFL (iBT): Overall score of 90 and written score of 21; Paper-based TOEFL: Overall score of 68 and a writing score of 21; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE): Overall score of 176 and no bands below 169; Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Overall score of 58 and no PTE Communicative score below 50; Foundation Certificate in English for Academic Purposes (FCertEAP): Grade of B-; Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): 85.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.

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