Future research students

Take your research career to the next level and scale your impact. A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degree at the University of Newcastle will connect you with the top tier of researchers, opening up incredible opportunities to advance your career, pursue breakthrough discoveries and solve the world’s most formidable problems.

A research degree provides a unique opportunity to follow a specific interest, in a particular area of research. We have a strong research presence across our disciplines and have approximately 150 research degrees to choose from.


Why UON?

As a UON graduate researcher you will be part of a dynamic community committed to making significant contributions to knowledge that impact our world.

Higher degrees by research

Whatever your area of research interest, we have the right degree for you. Across our PhD and MPhil programs we have over 170 degrees to choose from.

How to apply

Join some of the very best researchers in the world, and be provided with the facilities, supervision, freedom and connections to flourish on the global stage.