Seek answers to your own questions, make an original contribution to knowledge and enhance your career prospects and future opportunities with a research degree, or Higher Degree by Research (HDR).
With 26 research fields ranked at world standard or above (Excellence in Research for Australia), you will easily find a research expert at UniSC to guide you on your journey to research excellence.
With quality supervision, scholarship opportunities, project funding and skills development, an HDR at UniSC opens many doors to future opportunities.
How to apply
A step-by-step guide to applying for a higher degree by research program.
Explore scholarships to help you cover the costs of study and living.
Find a supervisor
Search UniSC's academics and industry experts to find a supervisor for your research.
Graduate Research at UniSC
We are passionate about helping you achieve your graduate research goals. Learn more about undertaking a higher degree by research at UniSC.
UniSC provides assistance at every stage of research, in an environment conducive to research excellence.
Graduate research development
We'll help you to build essential core competencies and the skills you need to successfully complete a research degree.
UniSC supports graduate research candidates by contributing funds towards the direct costs of research. The amount varies based on the area of study.
Student support and wellbeing
You'll find a range of services to support your wellbeing while you study including confidential counselling and disability services.
Activities, clubs and events
As a graduate research student you'll have opportunities to have fun and connect with others through clubs, events and associations such as the Postgraduate Student Association.
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