The University of Newcastle, Australia

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 180 research degrees to choose from.


Why the University of Newcastle?

Why the University of Newcastle?

As a University of Newcastle 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

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 180 degrees to choose from.

Scholarships

Scholarships

The main type of financial support available to graduate researchers is in the form of scholarships. We offer a range of scholarships to help you meet your living costs while you study.

How to apply

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.