For Students

The following links are to pages on our website that are of particular interest to prospective and/or current students:

Pathways to a BSc in Biochemistry - Beyond BIOC192

This page contains information that is relevant to all students planning a Biochemistry major, and also to those who may be interested in adding a Biochemistry minor to another degree. It shows how a degree can be structured in order to accommodate a number of different fields of interest.
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Postgraduate study in Biochemistry

The Department of Biochemistry offers the postgraduate degrees BSc(Hons), PGDipSci, MSc, and PhD. Each of these incorporates a significant laboratory research project, enhanced by different admixtures of course work. This page offers advice for students considering enrolling for any of these degrees.
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PhD projects available in the Department of Biochemistry

A number of PhD positions are available in our internationally recognised research programmes. Students with a BSc (Hons) or other research degree and a strong academic record are invited to apply for PhD study in the broad fields of biochemistry and genetics. Successful candidates will be supported through the University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship scheme (NZ$25,000 tax-free stipend per annum, plus tuition fees, for 3 years). Please note that if your first language is not English you will need to provide evidence that you meet the university's English language requirement (see English language requirements[[sitetree_link id=1235]]).
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Overseas students are welcome at the Department of Biochemistry

The Department of Biochemistry is home to many students from all over the world.
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Biochemistry Papers - official descriptions

These pages contain course outlines and official paper descriptions of the papers offered by the Department of Biochemistry.
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Planning a degree in the Department of Biochemistry

This page consists primarily of links to pages on the main University of Otago website that are relevant to Biochemistry teaching.
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What careers are available to a Biochemistry graduate?