Become a psychology researcher, Psychology, Macquarie University

Become a psychology researcher, Psychology, Macquarie University

Discover the Macquarie difference - Higher degree research opportunities in human sciences. Watch our video Your best path to a PhD - an internationally recognised 2-year Master of Research

Interested to pursue research in the field of psychology? Macquarie University is investing in developing top researchers and we invite you to join us as we lift research training in Australia. Macquarie University is the first university in Australia to introduce the international-standard two-year research training pathway program leading to Master of Research.

This is Macquarie's core pathway to Higher Degree Research study. For domestic students, this program attracts Australian Government funding, packaged as a Bachelor of Philosophy/Master of Research (BPhil/MRes) to meet regulations. International students will be enrolled in the Master of Research program throughout the two years. In both cases, students who successfully complete the program will be awarded the Master of Research degree.

Research Training Pathway Maximum duration Domestic students International students

The international-standard two-year research training pathway program leading to PhD.

Bachelor of Philosophy/Master of Research

4 years (full-time)

CSP student contribution applies (year 1). Funded by RTS (year 2) View fees

PhD and Research Degrees Duration Domestic students International students

Master of Philosophy

3 years

Funded by Research Training Scheme View fees

Doctor of Philosophy

2 years

Funded by Research Training Scheme View fees

Psychology career and study pathways

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