PhD and Research Masters

Challenge yourself, contribute to critical knowledge and broaden your career options with a higher degree by research from UON.

A higher degree by research (PhD or Masters) with the Faculty of Health and Medicine will place you among the next generation of researchers, working to transform health care in Australia and across the globe.

As a research student with us, you will have access to support from world-leading research academics, cutting-edge facilities and a community of over 550 research students who share a keen interest in practice-changing health research.

The Faculty of Health and Medicine offers research higher degrees across a broad range of biomedical and medical and health specialties – from basic and clinical research to translational research and clinical trials.

Research projects are available under the following disciplines:

  • aboriginal health
  • anatomy
  • clinical epidemiology and medical statistics
  • clinical pharmacology
  • experimental pharmacology
  • family studies
  • general practice
  • gerontology and geriatrics
  • health economics
  • human physiology
  • immunology and microbiology
  • magnetic resonance in medicine
  • medical biochemistry
  • medical education
  • medical genetics
  • medical radiation science
  • medicine
  • midwifery
  • nursing
  • nutritional biochemistry
  • nutrition and dietetics
  • occupational therapy
  • oral health
  • paediatrics and child health
  • pharmacy
  • physiotherapy
  • podiatry
  • psychiatry
  • public health and behavioural sciences
  • reproductive medicine
  • surgical science
  • trauma sciences


PhD and Research Masters opportunities in our Schools

Find detailed information and specific opportunities for PhD and research masters candidates in our Schools by visiting pages below: