PhD and research degrees

PhD and research degrees



A research degree is a postgraduate degree completed by research alone and leads to either a Master or Doctoral degree award. The work involved is largely undertaken independently and the study is supervised by at least two supervisors.

  • Research training

    Macquarie University is investing in developing top researchers and we invite you to join us as we lift research training in Australia....

  • Explore research degrees

    A research degree is a postgraduate degree completed by research alone and leads to either a Master or Doctoral degree award. The work involved i...

  • Areas of research

    Macquarie University's researchers address many of the really big, important questions facing the world and do so with enthusiasm and excellence ...

  • Find a supervisor

    Before students are accepted and enrolled as higher degree by research (HDR) candidates, it is essential prospective candidates and their potenti...

  • Fees and costs

    Fees and costs vary depending on whether you are a domestic or international student...

  • Scholarships

    Scholarships for Higher Degree Research (HDR) at Macquarie University are available for specific projects or in the general scholarship main roun...

  • How to apply

    Discover everything you need to know about applying for PhD and research degrees at Macquarie...

  • Accepting your offer

    Information for domestic and international students...

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