How to apply
A seven-step guide
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. Each scholarship has its own application deadline, please check the scholarship page to ensure you submit your application before the closing date.
But before you apply you need to do some research on your research. Follow our seven-step guide through the process of preparing your application to maximise your chances of success.
Please note that applications are currently closed for our major scholarship rounds for 2020. This includes the scholarships RTPi and UPS for international applicants, and the scholarships RTPd and USAPA for domestic applicants.
If you would like us to let you know when applications re-open please register your interest here:
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.
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Step 1: Check your eligibility
Take the first of seven steps towards applying to do a research degree – check whether you are eligible.Go to step 1
Go to Apply Online
Ready to apply now? If you've finished preparing and are ready start your application, go directly to Apply Online.Apply now
Got a question?
Feel free to get in touch with the Graduate Research team if you have any questions.Contact us
Areas of study and research
- UniSA Cancer Research Institute
and Social Sciences
- Art, Architecture and Design
- Communication, International Studies and Languages
- Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy
- Barbara Hardy Institute
- Australian Centre for Child Protection
- Asia Pacific Centre for Work Health and Safety
- Behaviour-Brain-Body Research Centre
- Centre for Cognitive and Systems Neuroscience
- Centre for Islamic Thought and Education
- China-Australia Centre for Sustainable Development
- Creative People, Places and Products Research Concentration
- Design Research for Health & Wellbeing
- Digital Transformations Research Group
- Hawke EU Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence
- Research Centre for Languages and Cultures
IT, Engineering and
- Future Industries Institute
- UniSA College