The Myra Cohen Department of Computer Science

A Quick Guide to PhD Admission

This checklist will guide you through the admission process.

  1. Make sure you meet the University of Auckland entry requirements.
  2. Complete an Application for Admission (AfA) as part of the doctoral application process.
  3. Find a supervisor from the Computer Science Department.
  4. Send a research proposal and supporting documentation to the Computer Science Department's PhD Coordinator.
  5. Your application will be assessed by the Department's PhD Committee, Associate Dean (Postgraduate) of the Science Faculty and the Board of Graduate Studies.
  6. You will receive a letter confirming an offer of place.
  7. To complete your enrolment contact the School of Graduate Studies.


There is more information available for international students hoping to become future PhD students.