1. Check your eligibility

Your first step in applying to do a research degree is to check that you are eligible.

Do I meet the entry requirements for a research degree program?

  • What type of program do you wish to apply for – a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Professional doctorate or Masters by research?
  • What are the entry requirements for this type of program?

Do I have English language proficiency?

  • All international higher degree by research applicants are expected to be proficient in English comprehension and expression – see our English language requirements for research degrees.
  • You must provide evidence of your English language proficiency with your application.
  • You are strongly advised to complete this entry requirement before travelling to Australia by studying for and sitting an IELTS test in your home country.

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Areas of study and research

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