The University of Newcastle, Australia

Higher Degrees in Research at UON

Take new to the next level and scale your impact. A PhD or Research Masters 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.

Research supervision

All research degree candidates require a supervisor. It is recommended you start actively searching for potential supervisors in your chosen field before you submit your application.

You can search for a supervisor by researcher name, area of expertise or by research centre name.

Institutes and Centres

Upcoming dates

  • 29 Jul Semester 2 - Commences
  • 03 Aug Aug 03 - Central Coast Open Day
  • 09 Aug Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
  • 15 Aug Aug 15 - Port Macquarie Pop Up
  • 23 Aug Semester 2 - Census Date
  • 31 Aug Aug 31 - Newcastle Open Day
  • 31 Aug Census date for Research Higher Degree students
  • 30 Sep Semester 2 - Recess
  • 07 Oct Labour Day Public Holiday
  • 14 Oct Semester 2 - Resumes
  • 08 Nov Semester 2 - Concludes
  • 11 Nov Semester 2 - Examinations
  • 04 Dec Semester 2 - Results released
  • 16 Dec Semester 2 - Rescheduled examinations
  • 24 Feb Semester 1 - Commences
  • 06 Mar Semester 1 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
  • 20 Mar Semester 1 - Census date
  • 10 Apr Good Friday
  • 11 Apr Easter Saturday
  • 12 Apr Easter Sunday
  • 13 Apr Semester 1 - Recess
  • 13 Apr Easter Monday
  • 25 Apr ANZAC Day Public Holiday
  • 27 Apr Semester 1 - Resumes
  • 05 Jun Semester 1 - Concludes
  • 08 Jun Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
  • 09 Jun Semester 1 - Examinations
  • 03 Jul Semester 1 - Results released
  • 20 Jul Semester 2 - Commences
  • 31 Jul Semester 2 - Last day to add a course through myHub without approval
  • 14 Aug Semester 2 - Census date
  • 28 Sep Semester 2 - Recess
  • 05 Oct Labour Day Public Holiday
  • 12 Oct Semester 2 - Resumes
  • 30 Oct Semester 2 - Concludes
  • 02 Nov Semester 2 - Examinations
  • 27 Nov Semester 2 - Results released

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