Our professional doctorates

Doctor of Creative Industries

Be a part of a dynamic research community by exploring artistic and design practice, or investigate creative enterprise and related tertiary teaching.

Course details for Doctor of Creative Industries

Doctor of Education

Find solutions in your professional field of education. Your studies will contribute to research around best-practices in education and further your professional development.

Course details for Doctor of Education

Find a supervisor and research topic

We recommend that you discuss your research interests with your proposed supervisor early in the application process. You can search for a supervisor using our experts database.

As part of your application, you must propose a research topic and develop a research proposal. You can search our student topics database for available research projects or propose your own research topic. You may ask a supervisor to help you identify or refine a research topic.

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Find a research topic

Make the most of your degree

More than a supervisor

Your support team will include external supervisors from industry as well as our academic staff. You'll develop positive and collaborative relationship, helping you progress toward your research goals.

Find your team

Build graduate skills

We want you to succeed in your studies and in your career. Our Graduate Research Education and Development (GRE+D) program offers seminars, workshops and  practical experiences to get your ready for life after graduation.

Research education and training

Writing your research proposal

One of the most important steps in your application is your research proposal. It should include:

  • your research topic
  • an overview of previous research in the area
  • the objectives of your research
  • your proposed research methods and plan
  • your supervisor
  • any coursework requirements.
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How to apply

Before you apply for a research degree, there are a few steps you need to complete. You'll need to make sure you meet the entry requirements, find a supervisor, get your supporting documents in order and complete your research proposal.

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Contact us

If you have questions about the best options for you, the application process, your research topic, finding a supervisor or anything else you need help with, get in contact with us today.