Science and Engineering

PhDs and research degrees

Want to make the next big discovery in science, technology, engineering or mathematics? Our PhD and research degrees allow you to work on a wide range of topics with nationally and internationally recognised researchers in state-of-the-art facilities.

Research areas

We have a wide range of specialist research areas. If you are interested studying a research degree with us, you should strongly consider aligning your research with one of these areas.

Pathways to postgraduate studies

Our research pathway gives you an opportunity to complete research in your field of study in the third or fourth year of your undergraduate course.

You'll work closely with a supervisor to complete a dissertation in your chosen research topic and prepare yourself for a postgraduate research career.

The research pathways program:

  • broadens your career opportunities by helping you to develop valuable research skills
  • prepares you for future research degrees
  • is an advantage when you're applying for a postgraduate research scholarship.

Research support

We offer our research students a high level of financial, infrastructure and administrative support during their studies.

If you're considering a research degree, contact our Research Support Office for help with:

  • completing the application process
  • applying for scholarship opportunities
  • preparing for degree milestones.

Our supervisors

All our supervisors are accredited and specifically trained in research supervision. Their accreditation requires they maintain active researcher status and regularly participate in professional development activities in postgraduate education.

You should discuss your potential research topic with our current researchers and supervisors.

To find the right supervisor, you can:


Research enquiries

  • Level 4, O Block
    Gardens Point

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