Postgraduate research, or a higher degree by research (HDR) program, is a research-focused degree usually undertaken by someone who has completed a previous degree with a significant research component.
Postgraduate research degrees include Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and professional doctorates.
To be eligible to be considered for admission to a postgraduate research degree at ANU, you must:
a) Already hold, or be about to complete, an Australian Bachelor Degree with at least Second Class Honours - Upper (First Class Honours is often required) or its international equivalent, or, a Postgraduate Degree with a significant research thesis component, and;
b) A supervisor must be available at ANU willing to supervise your research.
c) All applicants must meet the University's English Language Admission Requirements for Students.
How to apply
Applications are open throughout the year.
If you are applying for a research scholarship, please be aware of the scholarship application deadline. You must indicate on your admission application form whether you still wish to be considered for admission if your application for a scholarship is unsuccessful.