Doctor of Philosophy
A PhD challenges you to make a significant contribution to new knowledge in your field. It also inspires collaborative thinking, innovative approaches and authentic learning.
Master of Philosophy
Our unique research masters degree recognises students' diverse professional and technical backgrounds and provides an individualised approach to research education.
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How to apply
Before you apply for a research degree, there are a few steps you need to complete.
Submit your Expression of Interest
Submit your application
Australian and New Zealand students
If you're an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or a New Zealand citizen, you can apply online. You can save your application and return to it at any time.
Funding and support
Funding your research degree
Tuition fees for your degree, and ways to cover your living expenses.
e-Grad School (Australia)
The e-Grad School (Australia) is a virtual graduate school managed by QUT which supports the development of generic professional skills in Higher Degree Research (PhD and Masters by Research) students during their research degree candidature.
The training is provided to research students via short, fully online, flexible and easily accessible modules.
Support for researchers
QUT’s Office for Scholarly Communication (OSC) provides advice, infrastructure and tools to make our researchers’ findings accessible to the world.
In 2003 QUT developed the world’s first institutional open access policy. QUT ePrints, our institutional repository, showcases the research output of QUT staff and postgraduate students.
The OSC has an Advisory Group chaired by Professor Louise Hafner Bishop.