How to apply

A research degree

Learn alongside internationally recognised researchers with a postgraduate research degree. Students with qualifications from UWA are world-class researchers, and our graduates become leaders in a wide range of industries around the globe.

Your entry requirements

  • As a prospective research student, you are required to meet the entry conditions set out by the Graduate Research School.

If you do not meet the criteria for entry or are uncertain, contact the Higher Degree by Research (HDR) support team in the most appropriate faculty for advice.

Faculty contacts

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education
hdr-fable@uwa.edu.au
Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
hdr-ems@uwa.edu.au
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
hdr-hms@uwa.edu.au
Faculty of Science
hdr-science@uwa.edu.au

Important dates

There are no deadlines to apply for Higher Degree by Research courses apart from the Master of Research and combined Doctor of Philosophy and master’s courses (check individual course page for more information).

Frequently asked questions

Start my application

Once you've identified a potential supervisor in your area of interest, contact the relevant faculty to confirm their availability to supervise your project.

 

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education
hdr-fable@uwa.edu.au
Faculty of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
hdr-ems@uwa.edu.au
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
hdr-hms@uwa.edu.au
Faculty of Science
hdr-science@uwa.edu.au