Joint Graduate School in Plant and Food Science


Research opportunities

Plant & Food’s research expertise combined with The University of Auckland’s leading research and academic programmes ensures that students graduate with industry-focused research experience.

The Joint Graduate School is overseen by a Joint Management Committee composed of senior University and Plant & Food Research staff that monitor the quality and relevance of the postgraduate programme and ensures students’ experiences best meet the future needs of New Zealand science and industry.


The Joint Graduate School offers masters and PhD research opportunities in a range of subjects, including:


Students wishing to register their interest in masters or PhD research at the Joint Graduate School should read the admission and enrolment guidelines: