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Apply for Admission

Step 1: Get to know our Research Degree Courses

Step 2: Contact a Faculty Representative to find out more about supervision in your area of research

Step 3: Apply for Admission-Below

Step 4: Wait for a response

Complete the Research Degree Admission Application Form

You must complete all sections before submitting the:

  1. Research Degree Application Form (DOC, 298 KB) and
  2. Research Degree Referee Form (DOCX, 66.38 KB)

Read more about the Research Proposal for your Application

Additional Requirements

Faculty of Business, Government and Law (BGL) applicants are required to submit a research proposal using the BGL research proposal template.

Supporting Documentation

Please ensure all supporting documentation is submitted, and that documents are certified. Use the checklist at the back of the application form to ensure you have completed all sections and attached all relevant documentations.

Please ensure you submit:


If you are also applying for a Scholarship (PhD Applicants Only) please ensure you submit:

  1. Research Degree Scholarship Application (DOCX, 67.76 KB)
  2. Research Degree Scholarship Publications or Research Output (DOCX, 38.61 KB)
  3. Research Degree Scholarship Applicant Relevant Research or Professional Experience (DOCX, 36.33 KB)

Submit documents as single sided pages to assist in the processing of your application.

Submit Application

Email your completed application to HDR Support

Mailing Address:

HDR Support, Graduate Research
University of Canberra ACT 2601

International Applicants

Professional Doctorate and Master by Research applicants may apply throughout the year, commencing study as per semester start date. However, if you would like to apply for a scholarship your application must be submitted before 30 September.

Note: Scholarships are only available for semester 1 commencement.

Please allow up to 18 weeks to receive your Letter of Offer, organisation of flights and accommodation.

The Australian diplomatic mission in your home country can give you current and detailed information on visa procedures.

For further information and the location of the nearest Australian Embassy/Consulate please visit the Department of Home Affairs.