Many MRINZ programmes provide the basis of higher education degrees such as PhDs, Masters, and Diplomas through close ties with organisations such as Victoria University of Wellington, Otago University, Montepellier University France and the University of Groningen Netherlands. We are also proud to be authorised by NZQA to award our own Medical Doctorate (MD). More information about the MD can be found below.


At any given time MRINZ is hosting a number of PhD projects conducted within our clinical trials programme. Candidates may be studying towards their qualification under an international organisation, or with our partner institution Victoria University of Wellington. Below are a selection of past and current projects.

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Doctor of Medicine (MD) Programme

  The Doctor of Medicine (MD) is a ’higher’ degree based on original research in a field of medicine.  The aim of this course is to allow medical graduates to produce a substantial body of published original research in a field of medicine.

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