PhDs and research degrees

Scholarships and funding

We offer a range of scholarships for research students in law and justice. Whatever your academic history and background, check and see if there are scholarships you can apply for.

Research degrees

  • Master of Philosophy: develop the skills you need to plan and write your thesis. This is an ideal course if you are a beginner researcher.
  • Doctor of Philosophy (hosted by the Faculty of Law): choose this course if you want to make an original and substantial contribution to knowledge in your field.
  • Honours degrees: specialise in your chosen discipline and complete a major project that develops your applied research skills to an advanced level.

Found the course you're looking for? Find out how to apply for a PhD or masters degree at QUT.

What can I research?

Our academics have extensive experience supervising across a range of topics and fields of study. See if our research areas and available topics match up with your research interest.

Match me with a supervisor

Let us know about your research interests, and we'll connect you with a supervisor to suit your goals.

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