A six-step guide
Are you interested in applying to do a research degree at the University of South Australia? Research degree applications are made through our Apply Online facility, a secure step-by-step online service. The majority of research degree scholarships offered by the University of South Australia are also applied for using Apply Online.
But before you apply you need to do some research on your research. Follow our six-step guide through the process of preparing your application to maximise your chances of success.
Please note there is a specific application process for those wishing to apply for a PhD or Masters by Research in Management. Learn more about the application process for the PhD in Management here. Learn more about the application process for the Masters by Research in Management here.
UniSA's main round of entry is in the first half of the calendar year (referred to as Study period 2) which has a preferred commencement date of 18 February. Application closing dates for main round entry are:
Students not applying for a scholarship may apply (and commence) at any time.
Check the research degrees calendar for all key dates, including mid-year entry (Study period 5).
Find out more about the fee structure for domestic and international students.
International applicants: what you should know
If you are an international applicant it is your responsibility to be aware of any visa and other immigration requirements. Depending on which country you are from, you may need to familiarise yourself with UN and Australian Autonomous Sanctions.
You may also be interested in learning more about student services at UniSA, your rights as a student and living in Adelaide.
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