The University of Newcastle, Australia

Graduate research

Make a unique difference with a Higher Degree by Research (HDR)

Future students

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.

Current students

Access a full list of services, resources and support available to current candidates completing a higher degree by research.


Information and resources to support effective supervision of HDR candidature. Some webpages are accessible only via staff login.


Information for thesis examiners on the examiner requirements, the honorarium and expected timeline for completion.