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Research degrees


Passionate about creating change? Make your contribution to solve a legal issue.

Doctor of Philosophy (Hosted by Faculty of Law)


Our unique research masters is tailored to match your skills and career goals.

Master of Philosophy


Check eligibility and find out how to make your research proposal.

How to apply

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students

We're building a strong community of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander researchers investigating real world law and justice issues that make a difference.

'QUT provided me with the support and resources I needed to successfully complete a research degree with the Faculty of Law.’
Gina Hope Masterton, PhD candidate
"I've been very fortunate to have my PhD fully funded. I started off with a base scholarship and achieved top-up scholarships along the way."
Melanie Baker-Jones, PhD candidate


Many of our research students are funded throughout their studies.

Check to see if you are eligible.


See if one of our topics interests you, or make your own proposal that aligns with our research areas.

"If you are passionate about an established or emerging area of law, I invite you to engage with the QUT Faculty of Law."
Victor Vicario, PhD on intellectual property implications of 3D printing
"Supervisors at QUT School of Law were all amazing. Each one had an 'open door' policy, where I could meet almost every day."
Dr Ezieddin Elmahjob


Our supervisors are supportive, innovative and experts in their fields.

Find out more about our researchers and their areas of interest.

Match me with a supervisor

Need more information about research degrees or how to be matched with a supervisor? Contact us to find out more.