COVID-19 Update - Research Degree Applications Open

If you're interested in commencing 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, if circumstances prevent you from being able to provide all of your application documents, or commence your program as planned, flexible options are available to you.

PhD and Research Degree Application Guide

Step 1: Choose your research program

Whether you're beginning your research study or continuing at a higher level, our degrees provide a unique opportunity to follow a specific interest in a particular research area.

Step 2: Consider fees and scholarships

Check the fee requirements for your degree and look for available scholarships to support you throughout your research

Step 3: Choose a research topic

Now that you have established that you meet entry requirements for your preferred program, you need to clarify your chosen area of study and identify a research area and/or research question, clarify its importance and in consultation with your supervisory team, prepare a research proposal to submit.

Step 4: Find and connect with a research supervisor

An effective working relationship between research candidates and their supervisors is crucial to the successful completion of every research candidature. You’ll need to find a supervisor who works in your area of interest by reviewing your potential supervisor’s profile.

Step 5: Gather required documents

Use our application checklist to ensure you have all the documents you require to apply, including a CV that uses our CV template.

Step 6: Apply online

You'll be guided step-by-step through the application process and be able to upload required supporting documentation, nominate referees and supervisors.

Information for international applicants

Application help

If you have any application issues, help is available from the Griffith Graduate Research School.

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