For general information concerning
option (1), consult the U.
of Otago web page on Masters' degrees. In particular, you should
examine the Handbook
for Research Masters' Degrees. Here is a copy of the Application
Form for Admission to the Masters Degree Course.
For option (2) a student completes
a research report (SENG 580) and additional papers worth at least
30 points. The additional papers are drawn from INFO 401, 405, 411,
COSC 454, SENG 301, 404, 405, 406, 407, 408, or a paper specially
approved by the Course Director.
Note that to be admitted to a Masters' degree a student
must normally have attained an average grade of B or better for
all papers in the final year of study for the qualifying degree
or its equivalent.
study in software agent research
Admission -- Postgraduate applications:
Overview of admission to PhD study for international students
prescriptions & fees
Requirements for International
Applicants for Postgraduate Study:
Academic qualifications will be considered in two separate categories:
CATEGORY 1: Qualifications
from countries listed below (as reviewed by International Admissions
and Internationalisation Committee):
Australia, Malaysia, Singapore,
Fiji, Canada, United States, United Kingdom, Ireland, Austria, France,
Germany, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Or from Institutions
with which the University of Otago has a Student Exchange Agreement.
an original or certified copy of transcript from your university
CATEGORY 2: Qualifications
from all other countries.
Requirement: Your qualifications
must be referred to:
Education Credential Evaluators,
PO Box 514070
United States of America
The applicant is required to
pay for the course-by-course evaluation, with the applicant and
the University each receiving a copy of the resulting evaluation
report. This evaluation is an important part of the University's
admission process, and helps to ensure that the University is admitting
suitably qualified candidates. The application form can be downloaded
from the ECE.
Abroad -- Study Abroad provides the opportunity for study on
a semester or yearly basis with potential to transfer credit to
your home institution.
Exchange Programme -- Exchange Programmes provide for the exchange
of Otago and overseas students on reciprocal basis. This section
includes information on current exchange partners.
Scholarships for International Students
University of Otago Language Centre -- primarily caters for
students needing to improve English proficiency levels prior to
beginning studies in Dunedin and for those wanting the experience
of living and learning in an English speaking country.
of International Centre representatives
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Please provide the following details and we will post you the relevant
Undergraduate or postgraduate study?
Once we have received your completed
application which will include certified copies of your academic
records (and if applicable your ECE evaluation as mentioned above)
we will make an assessment of your admission eligibility.
For further queries, you may
send email to:
Student International Centre
Research & International Office
University of Otago
PO Box 56