Research higher degrees

Research degree programs allow you to study a specific interest in a particular area of research, to focus on this for several years and make an important contribution to the development of new knowledge, community development and solutions for industry and government.

Research doctorates

  • Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD) 
  • Doctor of Business Administration Research (DBAR) 
  • Doctor of Education (DEDU) 
  • Doctor of Professional Studies Research (DPRS)
  • Engineering Doctorate (ENGD) 

Research masters

  • Master of Business Research (MBSR) 
  • Master of Engineering Research (MENR) 
  • Master of Laws (Research) (LLMR)
  • Master of Science (Research) (MSCR) 
  • Master of Spatial Science Research (MSSR) 


  • How to apply 

It is recommended that your complete application reaches us at least 25 working days prior to your intended start. Studies will generally commence for the start of Semester 1 and Semester 2.

Further Information

Please consult the Higher Degrees Research Student Orientation Handbook (DOC 514KB) for further information.

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Dr Emma Osland
Dr Warren Midgley
Yongrui Qin