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PhDs and research master's degrees

Follow your passion for research with a PhD or MPhil at UQ.

Our researchers are the brightest minds in their field, working everyday to change the world. Embark on your research journey at UQ and join a renowned research community.

8 September 2024 is the application deadline for students who want to be considered for Graduate School Scholarships (UQGSS), to commence in January or April 2025.

Start your journey

Before you begin, check your eligibility then either find a researcher to supervise your own research project and apply for a scholarship, or join one of our funded projects with scholarship support.

Find a research degree

Discover what program will suit your research project, check your eligibility and the entry requirements.

Find a project

Search hundreds of funded research projects across a variety of fields. These projects generally have supervisory and scholarship support.

Find a supervisor

Find a research expert in your field to advise and guide you through your research project.

Find a scholarship

Find a scholarship that will provide you the financial support you need to focus on your research project.

HDR webinar
31 July

Research degrees at UQ - how to apply

Join our interactive webinar to hear about the benefits of Higher Degrees by Research (HDR), discover why so many research students choose UQ, and learn how to apply.

How to apply

Find out important dates and prepare an application to begin your research career.

Learn how to apply

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