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You'll need to provide supporting documents with your application.
If you're applying online, you can submit electronic copies of documents with your application. But you must submit certified copies of your documents, via post or in person, before you start your degree.
If you're submitting a paper-based application, either via post or in person, you must include certified copies of supporting documents with your application.
To have your documents certified, take originals and copies to:
If the documents are in a language other than English, you must also provide an official English translation.
You don't need to submit academic records for any study you've completed at QUT or at other Australian universities listed as QualSearch participating institutions.
If you've studied at other institutions, you must submit:
If your qualifications have been assessed by AEI-NOOSR (Australian Education International-National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition), submit a copy of the assessment.
Your resume should outline your relevant research activities, such as:
Other research achievements:
Include the institution awarding the prize, grant or scholarship, and the date it was awarded.
See the example CV (PDF file, 156.58 KB).
To help your supervisory team assess your skills and abilities, and to determine any optional coursework and electives to be included in your program of study, we recommend that you complete the research degree skills audit (PDF file, 696.57 KB) and attach it as a supporting document to your application.
Once you've started your research degree, you'll discuss the skills audit with your supervisor or faculty advisor at the beginning of your candidature. You'll identify your strengths and any gaps in your skills, along with your learning objectives and career goals. This will help you plan your coursework and any other training requirements.
The skills in the audit are based on the AQF learning objectives you'll need to complete your research degree. These skills will help you in a career in academia or research, and also include broader skills sets that can help you succeed in any industry. Many research degree graduates go on to careers outside academia, so we want to prepare you for wherever you degree takes you.
If professional experience is an entry requirement for your course, or you believe it will add to your application, you must provide statements from your employers.
These statements should be on company letterhead, be signed and dated, and include:
If you want to complete your research degree with QUT while based at another institution, submit:
If you want to work with a supervisor who is not a QUT staff member, submit an external supervisor memorandum (DOC file, 87.5 KB) with your application.
International Partner Agreements are established agreements between QUT and an overseas university or institution. If your application is linked to a formal agreement already in place between QUT and a partner institution, you'll need to include an Individual Student Agreement (Part B) with your application for admission. This needs to be signed off by a nominee from the overseas university or institution.
For a copy of the Individual Student Agreement (Part B), email our Research degree partnerships team.
If you believe professional membership details will add to your application, provide certified copies of annual licences, professional registration or membership details.
All documents should be for the current year.
You must provide documentary evidence of your name change, such as your marriage certificate or deed poll, if:
Provide a certified copy of one of:
If you're applying for scholarships at the same time as applying for your degree, you'll need to submit:
If your research is being supported by an organisation external to QUT, please request a person authorised by the organisation to supply a statement indicating the support the organisation will provide.
Provide an official letter from your university that includes:
You must also supply:
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