Join the next generation of researchers by studying a PhD at the University of Newcastle, Australia. Our research graduates are recognised across the globe

PhD and Research Masters degrees

Why UoN?

Strong international reputation in research performance

Current rankings

At UON we consistently rank highly in the world-wide systems that measure our academic and research performance against the best universities.

Our research strengths

We have a strong research presence across the breadth of our disciplines and are particularly proud of our leadership and international recognition in our fields of strength.

Great locations and campus life

University of Newcastle has two main campuses. The largest, set on 140 hectare natural bushland site, is Callaghan, 12 kilometres from the city centre of Newcastle. The other main campus is located on picturesque 85 hectare site at Ourimbah on the Central Coast, halfway between Newcastle and Sydney. Our Newcastle City precinct comprises the Newcastle Business School, the Newcastle Legal Centre and the Conservatorium of Music.

The University has also recently secured $95m for the construction of a landmark education precinct in the Newcastle CBD. The NeW Space will position the University as an international leader in the provision of modern, high-tech education.

Join us at any time

Once you have an offer of admission, you are welcome to start your research program on almost any weekday of the year.