What research degrees can I study at UniSQ?
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at UniSQ, a cornerstone of higher degree research, focusing on making a substantial and original contribution to knowledge in a chosen field. It involves a significant research project, and the submission of a thesis or dissertation. This degree is ideal for those aiming to pursue careers in academia, research institutions, or sectors where high-level research capability is valued. Entry generally requires a bachelor's degree with honours or a master's degree with a significant research component.
The Master of Research (MRes) is a program combining coursework and research, leading to the development of a thesis. The MRes, a pivotal master's degree by research, is designed for graduates looking to enhance their research skills or prepare for doctoral-level studies, requiring a bachelor's degree in a relevant discipline with a strong academic record.
Unique to UniSQ is the Cotutelle and Joint PhD Programs, which allow students to be jointly enrolled at UniSQ and an overseas university. This allows students the opportunity to receive two testamurs, one from each institution, upon completion. The Cotutelle and Joint PhD Programs are ideal for students seeking an international dimension to their research degree, offering exposure to different academic environments, cultures, and a broader network for international collaboration.
Each of these research degrees at UniSQ caters to different stages of a higher degree research career, from initial skill development in the Master of Research to the advanced, independent research conducted in a PhD or Cotutelle program. Whether you are just beginning your research journey or looking to expand your horizons globally, UniSQ provides a nurturing and dynamic environment for your academic and professional growth in higher degree by research.