Due to the bad weather caused by former tropical cyclone Debbie, staff and students at USQ Toowoomba, USQ Springfield and USQ Ipswich are not expected on campus today. Please stay safe and consider all weather warnings. USQ Toowoomba Graduations will proceed as planned tomorrow, however students required to travel for Graduations that are impacted by weather conditions are requested to contact the Graduations Office. Further information is available.
Higher Degree by Research Programs
Higher Degree by Research (HDR) programs allow you to study a specific interest in a particular area of research. The aim of undertaking research for several years is to make an important contribution to the development of new knowledge, community development and solutions for industry and government.
- Doctor of Applied Science (DASC)
- Doctor of Business Administration Research (DBAR)
- Doctor of Creative Arts (DCAR)
- Doctor of Education (DEDU)
- Doctor of Health (DOHH)
- Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD)
- Doctor of Professional Engineering (DPEN)
- Doctor of Professional Studies (DRPS)
- Master of Business Research (MBSR)
- Master of Engineering (Research) (MENR)
- Master of Laws (Research) (LLMR)
- Master of Psychology/PhD (Clinical Psychology) (MPHD)
- Master of Science Research (MSCR)
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.
Fees and scholarships
Find out more about USQ's HDR Fees and Scholarships.