Higher Degree Research Hub
At ACU we welcome you to your research journey. During your time with us, you will become a world expert in your chosen area of research. You will open up new possibilities for your career and develop skills that will help make you successful regardless of which path you take. The challenges you overcome during your degree will also help you learn about yourself and to grow as a person. We are here to help you succeed.
There are many ways to achieve your research goal. We offer both masters by research and doctorates.Learn more
Visit the Student Portal for information and resources to support you on your research journey.Learn more
Resources for accredited and prospective Higher Degree Research supervisors.Learn more
ACU has established the Dianoia Institute of Philosophy to achieve a world-leading position for philosophical research in the analytic tradition.
The newly opened Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences will develop a vibrant research culture and continue ACU’s trajectory in the liberal arts – an area of strategic importance to the University’s mission and identity.
The Institute for Learning Sciences and Teacher Education aims to improve the educational outcomes for students, teachers and the wider community.
The Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE) tackles the significant issues of our time through positive psychology. We conduct multi-disciplinary research to address critical educational and psychosocial issues, and translate theory to inform effective policy and practice.
The Institute for Religion and Critical Inquiry is a leading centre for the study of religion and theology in its historical and contemporary contexts.