The University was established by the University of Otago Ordinance of the Provincial Council in 1869, the University of Otago Amendment Act 1961 and the Education Act of 1989.It is governed by a Council, which appoints the Vice-Chancellor.
At the University of Otago, you will have the option to study Science, Health Sciences, Humanities and Commerce.
Research and Enterprise supports and assists researchers in the identification of funding opportunities, partnering with business, grant applications, and the establishment of research contracts.
Both the Going Global Country Career Guides and the USA and Canadian City Career Guides provide professional advice on such topics as: the current employment outlook, hiring trends, job search resources, executive recruiters, staffing agencies, work permit regulations, salary ranges, resume/CV writing guidelines, professional and social networking groups, trade associations, interview and cultural advice.
Study at a university that has stood the test of time and is over 145 years old.
Choose from over 300 Master’s programmes in disciplines like Medicine & Health, Business & Management, Humanities and many others.
The university has 14 flagship multidisciplinary research centres.
It was ranked 151st in the 2017/18 QS world university rankings.
Courses start in February or July, with some programmes allowing you to enroll at any time.
Master’s degrees at the University of Otago usually take 1-2 years to complete.
Tuition fees start at around 4000EUR/yearfor national students and 15000EUR/yearfor international students.
Prepare around800EUR/monthto live in Dunedin.
As a trusted application partner of University of Otago we make sure you can apply easier to programmes from this university. By applying through Studyportals, you get dedicated application counselling, the option of applying to multiple programmes and better chances of being accepted to your programme. You can apply anytime and let us worry about the deadlines.
Select a programme offered by University of Otago and start the application process. You will have to answer a few questions about who you are and what you want to study and create your application account. After you load your required application documents, you will be contacted by one of our application counsellors. The counsellor will make sure you’ll have the best chances of getting into the university. Finally, Studyportals will apply on your behalf.
Students and staff at the University of Otago are well supported by a range of academic, electronic, recreational and welfare services:
The International Office provides a guarantee of accommodation placement services to all international students who receive an academic offer.There are several accommodation options for international students and it is important to consider whether you prefer an independent lifestyle or enjoy living in a community.
The University of Otago Library offers an outstanding range of information services, quality resources and warm comfortable facilities suitable for individual or group learning. Library offers more than 1,217,737 volumes along with serials, electronic books and many more.
Student IT can help you with any computing questions you may have while studying at the University of Otago. We provide a friendly, helpful service tailored to students.
Here are just a few areas where we can provide IT help and advice:
We are a team of professionals providing high quality health care to students of the University of Otago. Student Health is centrally located on campus in a purpose built facility. We have approximately 50 staff, comprising nurses, general practitioners, counsellors, psychiatrists and administrative staff.
The University of Otago has campuses in 5 main centres throughout New Zealand.
The Otago University Students' Association - OUSA is run by students for students. OUSA was founded on 20 May 1890 in order to run student rooms, organise activities over Capping, approach the University with student concerns, and arrange socials. OUSA exists to ensure Otago students have the ultimate student experience. OUSA provides students with representation, welfare, advocacy, recreation, fun events and media and supports OUSA supports student voices when and where it counts.
The OUSA Clubs and Societies Centre is the ultimate student hub! It provides a variety of campus clubs and societies, a renowned recreation programme, and a variety of services and has a wicked line up of rooms and spaces for students to book free of charge. OUSA also provides courses for Personal Development, Exercise Health & Sport, Dance, Language, Technical, Music & Singing, Arts & Crafts, Food & Beverage, etc.
OUSA Student Support is here to help students navigate life while they are at university. If they have any hassles, any concerns, or any questions they can drop in and see the team at Student Support. If it's something to do with academics, tenancy and flatting, finances, students’ wellbeing, safety, or something else, even if they just need to chat, Student Support are here to help and they will be with students every step of the way. These services are free, friendly, and confidential, and students don't have to make an appointment.
Find out more: https://www.ousa.org.nz/
The University of Otago is one of New Zealand's eight accredited public universities. Otagos School of Business has both AACSB and EQUIS accreditation for all subject areas.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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University is well facilitated
Had an extremely enjoyable and beneficial experience at the University of Otago. The lecturers and staff are versed in a range of disciplines and fields and made my time useful and interesting.