Apply for Admission
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:
- HDR Application for Admission/Scholarship - preferred format (PDF, 477.2 KB)
- HDR Application for Admission/Scholarship (RTF, 9397.07 KB)
- HDR Referee Report for Admission (RTF, 9100.36 KB)
Faculty of Business, Government and Law (BGL) applicants are required to submit a research proposal using the BGL research proposal template.
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:
- A completed HDR Application for Admission/Scholarship form (preferred format is pdf - see above)
- Your transcripts - including the key to transcript results and testamurs. Provide both original language and English translation from a certified translator
- A research proposal that is no more than 2 pages long
- Two referees reports (RTF, 9100.36 KB)
- Your Curriculum Vitae (CV)
- Two names of potential supervisors
- Proof of English Language Proficiency, either proof of tertiary study in English or Academic IELTS or TOEFL score
The HDR Application for Admission/Scholarship is also used by applicants who wish to apply for a scholarship through the University. Applicants for scholarship should provide, in addition to the above required documents, the following:
- Research Publication/Output Details Form (DOCX, 312.65 KB)
- Research and Professional Experience From (DOCX, 162.03 KB)
- Higher Degree by Research Proposal form (pdf)
- Higher Degree by Research Proposal form (rtf)
Email your completed application and supporting documentation to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Or by post to:
HDR Support, Graduate Research
University of Canberra ACT 2601
Professional Doctorate, Master by Research and Doctor of Philosophy 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.
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.