When you choose research, you choose to expand human knowledge. We're here to help foster your aspirations by providing access to leading industry partners, excellent facilities and global experts. Find out more about how to become a research candidate, and what your journey may look like.
Your higher degree research is a chance to work with some of the world's leading researchers and make your own contribution to your field. Not only will you have the opportunity to grow your expertise, your research may also have a direct impact on communities and individuals worldwide.
There are many ways to achieve your research goals. We offer masters by research programs and doctoral degrees, the highest qualification a university can offer. Search our research degrees to find one that works for you.
If you’re ready to make an impact, we’re ready to help you get there. Follow our step-by-step guide to applying for a higher degree research program and prepare to join our diverse community of world-leading researchers.
We welcome candidates from all around the world. You can complete your higher degree research in Australia, or apply for a joint doctoral degree with your home university.Get started
We offer a range of scholarships to assist higher degree research candidates. Scholarships are available to domestic and international candidates.Explore scholarships
Ever wondered what's actually involved in completing a research degree? Understand the major milestones and what you can expect from beginning to end.View the process
Danielle Gescheit is making an impact at Tennis Australia by combining her day-to-day work with her research into training loads and musculoskeletal function.
Education Minister Tehan announced on 12 January, the successful ARC Linkage project for ACU, that Chief Investigator Professor Suzy Edwards, of the Institute for Learning Sciences and Teacher Educati...Research
The Symposium will begin with a public lecture by Prof. Tyler VanderWeele, of the Harvard University Human Flourishing Program. The lecture will take place at 17:30 on 17 September, in the Christ Lec...General event
Our very own Professor Herb Marsh (BA Hons, Indiana Univ, MA, PhD, UCLA; Dsc UWestSyd; HonDoc, Ludwig Maximilians Univ Munich) has presented his keynote address at the 2018 Australian Psychological So...Research
Upcoming publication on international perspectives on Innovation and Accountability in Teacher Education: Setting Directions for New Cultures in Teacher Education …Research
Parents frequently ask how to help their child make the most of digital technology in early childhood. In this …Research
Professor Vince Geiger, with Professor Chris Branson and Dr Jenny Martin, have been successful with an application for the research project Principals as STEM Leaders — building the evidence base for ...Research
The Trial of the GTPA was completed successfully in 2017. The Trial included the validation of the instrument, standard setting, moderation, and the setting of the cut-score (minimum acceptable level)...Research
Amid the big claims of big data, analytics, datification, and data mining, this article answers central questions for qualitative research. In the debates about the enormity and ubiquity of data in th...Research
Starting school for the first time can be stressful. Children are suddenly thrown into a foreign environment, juggling the pressure of learning new academic skills and establishing relationships with ...Research
New research has revealed people living in regional, rural or remote Australia are 90 per cent more likely to die from heart conditions caused by high blood pressure than people living in metropolitan...Media Release
We announced last month that Bryan S. Turner and Berna Zengin Arslan were the winners of the 2014 Sociological Review Prize for Outstanding Scholarship for their article Legal pluralism and the Sharia...Research
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