Higher Degrees by Research (PhD and Master)

Whether you intend to work in academia, government or industry, a higher degree by research (HDR) can give you a competitive edge throughout your career.

Higher degrees by research

With our research areas positioned above or well above world standard (2018 Excellence in Research Australia ERA), and six disciplines ranked in the top 50 globally (Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019), our internationally renowned academics are at the cutting edge of research and discovery.

We offer the following higher degrees by research:

Review our research themes and capabilities to identify the research degree and field that drives your passion.

Benefits of being an MPhil/PhD student

As an HDR student in the Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences (ECMS), you will:

Career pathways

Many of our graduates are now working in consulting, research, data analytics and management positions within organisations such as:

  • government
  • tertiary education
  • research institutes
  • not-for-profit organisations
  • new start-ups
  • corporate sector

Other graduates have even started their own companies in their field of expertise!

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