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Step 1 - Download the prospectus

Please take the time to read through the prospectus as it has all the information you need when applying for a research degree.

Download the Research Higher Degree prospectus for domestic students

Step 2 - Find a supervisor

All research degree candidates require a supervisor. It's recommended you start your search before submitting your application.

Go to the find a supervisor page

Step 3 - Write a research proposal

You are required to submit a research proposal which is a clear statement describing your proposed area of research. Consultation with an academic staff member in your area of research interest is advised.

Download the research proposal template

Step 4 - Complete your application

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Once you have completed your application form, you may send it to us by email or post.



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