PhD in Computer Science in Auckland University of Technology

Auckland University of Technology

Campus: Auckland

Duration: 3-6 years

Intake: February

*Fee: NZ$36,950.00 per year.

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AUT’s degree computer science is an opportunity for you to play a vital role in NZ’s development technologically, socially and economically. The research staff and the teachers of AUT are among the best not only in NZ but also internationally. Along with the studies, this university provides you the chance to work for experience with the top clients from industry, contributing to the AUT’s programmes in order to have the highest standards for the student experience along with providing proper satisfaction to the employer.

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is the University’s top-most qualification in education. In this research is done leading to advanced academic and theoretical knowledge in a specialist area.

The PhD is for the students who want to have career in academic or research, or want to work at senior position in either public or private sector. Through this you can come-up with new ideas benefitting both business and society. You will make a significant original contribution to knowledge and understanding in your field of study and meet recognised international standards for your work.

AUT’s academic supervisors are recognized world-class researchers in their fields who have the expert knowledge to guide and advise you throughout your PhD.

Career opportunities:

Doctoral Degree lets you follow career in academic or research or one may work at leading position to provide knowledge about your area of expertise. You may work in both industry and academia.

Eligibility criteria:


Should have following in the area you want to research:

Master’s degree (hons) OR
Bachelor’s degree (hons) (equivalent to 4 years of study)

Passed with First or second division..

The degree should include advanced learning in research, execution of a research project and a written report on the research.

English Proficiency Score:

    1. IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with

    6.5 In Writing 6.0 in Reading, Speaking and Listening.

    1. TOEFL iBT score of 90
    2. PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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