Higher degree research at UC
At UC, our researchers are single-minded in their pursuit of producing innovative, relevant research that has practical impact and real-world applications. We are one of the top 20 young universities worldwide,* and are at, above, or well above world standard in research across 28 different research disciplines.**
Our higher degree by research (HDR) candidates collaborate with academics and other researchers in research centres and institutes to produce new knowledge and expertise in their chosen research field. As a research candidate, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with industry, government and the community so your research is driven by a big-picture context and can be applied practically.
If you aspire to have a career in academia, become an expert in your profession, or embark on a project you’re passionate about, higher degree by research may be for you.
*Times Higher Education Young University Rankings, 2020 | **ERA Rankings, 2018