5. Submit your application

5. Submit your application

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Step 1: Entry requirements Step 2: Find a supervisor Step 3: Research proposal Step 4: Scholarships Step 5: Submit Step 6: Review Offer and Accept

To submit

Before submitting your application, please refer to our Important Dates for application opening and closing dates. Applications received after the relevant closing date will be considered in the next round of applications.

EXTENDED CLOSING DATE: The closing date for BPhil applications for commencement in S1 2020 has been extended to 12 January 2020.

  1. Go to the online application form to register as an applicant.*
  2. Domestic applicants (Australian, New Zealand or Permanent Residents) who are wishing to apply for the 2 year Master of Research program, will need to select the Bachelor of Philosophy (BPhil) program.
  3. Fill out the online application form and upload the required documents (see the next section for all the documents that you will need to complete you application). Note you will only be able to submit the application if all mandatory fields and the required supporting documentation has been attached. There are non-mandatory sections of the application that we suggest you just skip. If you don’t have it organised, save the application and come back to it later.  If you are unable to upload your documents to the required section please attempt to upload them to ‘Additional Documents supporting you Application (if applicable)’.
  4. Click Submit; an acknowledgement of receipt will be sent to your email. This acknowledgement will contain your Login ID.
  5. If you are a previous Macquarie University student, the Login ID will be a new ID in the short term, which will be replaced with your previous Student ID when a data matching process is completed.

Please refer to the user guide for instructions about registering and submitting an application.

Supporting Documentation Required for the online application

For all previous academic qualifications the following documents must be provided:

  • Academic Transcript
  • Academic transcript key (include range of grades awarded)
  • Testamur (year completed)
  • If there was a thesis as part of your Masters:
    • The abstract
    • The % of your degree that the thesis was worth
    • The grade awarded
    • The duration in months of the thesis component of your degree

Required Documents

  • Passport copy (or Birth Certificate if no passport available)
  • Current Australian visa (for Permanent Residents or Humanitarian Visa holders)
  • English proficiency test result score card (if required )
  • Research proposal (see Step 3)

Additional Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • University prizes awarded
  • Scholarships awarded
  • Publications (published and accepted for publication)
  • Statement of exclusion from university course if applicable
  • If transferring from another Australian institution, applicant must provide details of:
    • Enrolment periods
    • Study mode
    • Scholarships received
    • Total EFTSL consumed

If any of these documents are not in English you must provide certified English translations.

After submission

  1. An acknowledgement of receipt will be sent to the email that you registered with. This acknowledgement will contain your Login ID.
  2. If you are a previous Macquarie University student, the Login ID will be a new ID in the short term, which will be replaced with your previous Student ID when a data matching process is completed.

Once your application is submitted, it will be reviewed for completeness by the University HDR Office. It will then be sent to the relevant faculty for further administrative assessment. You will be notified of the outcome of your application at the conclusion of the assessment, via email.

Content owner: HDR Research Training and Partnerships Last updated: 10 Nov 2019 8:47am

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