COVID-19 Update - Research Degree Applications Open
If you're interested in starting a PhD or research degree at Griffith University, you can apply now for consideration (both admission and scholarship) to commence your study in the next available intake.
In this evolving situation, applicants who are not based in Australia and are impacted by travel restrictions can apply for admission now and can either defer their commencement or commence offshore. Applicants not based in Australia can only apply for scholarship in 2021 Continuous Scholarship Round where they are able to commence offshore.
Collaborating with the world
Collaborative research opportunities at Griffith open doors to greater innovation and discovery for our researchers, who are ready to think globally and discover new world solutions.
At Griffith, you'll gain all the advantages of studying at a research-intensive university that fosters industry, community, government, national and international research collaborations—offering you an immersive university experience.
The Griffith PhD experience
Pursue your passion for research
The Griffith PhD experience
Griffith PhD and research degree candidates discuss their research, and their experience at Griffith.
Why study at Griffith
Future-ready skills and knowledge
We offer a range of resources, opportunities and over 100 workshops each year to support you to develop research and practical skills.
Support to succeed
You'll be supported in every aspect of your research journey, from a comprehensive orientation program to help you hit the ground running, to help with planning your research degree, research methodology, statistical and software training, writing and publishing, and selling and presenting your research.
Collaborative research opportunities
Griffith’s collaborative research opportunities open doors to greater innovation and discovery for our research candidates, who are ready to think globally and discover new solutions to world issues. You will have the opportunity to explore multidisciplinary collaborations with researchers across our 30+ research centres and institutes, in extensive and varied discipline areas.
You'll be supported with research training workshops and a comprehensive suite of library services ranging from research and data management tools to extensive borrowing privileges.
Griffith offers world-class facilities and resources for research candidates. Building our research and teaching infrastructure remains a priority for us as we continue to invest in campus developments to create the best possible environment and experience for our research community.
Learn from the best
Our teachers and researchers have won more national awards since 2012 than any other university’s staff*, and our candidates who learn in this environment are renowned among employers for their skills, experience and work ethic. *Based on Learning and Teaching results from the Department of Education.
Griffith researchers are well connected and collaborative, with over 5,000 national partners and over 200 international research agreements. With these connections, a Griffith PhD or research degree will prepare you for work almost anywhere in the world.
Where can a Griffith research degree take you?
Research graduate employment outcomes
Key data, such as employment and earnings outcomes and career history of Griffith PhD and research masters graduates is now available via our interactive website – the first of its kind in Australia.
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We aim to inspire, motivate and empower research candidates. GGRS offers a range of research and professional development programs, workshops and masterclasses to give you the skills needed in your research degree and further career.
WE'RE LOCATED IN QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIA
Located on the east coast of Australia in Queensland’s south-east corner, Brisbane is the capital of Queensland and is widely known as a lifestyle destination. With its subtropical climate, public open spaces and dynamic urban experiences, our region has a lifestyle that promotes innovation and education — a perfect setting for a dynamic and progressive institution such as Griffith University.