Higher Degree by Research (PhD)

Our Graduate Centre is home to a thriving research community. We give you the opportunity to maximise your research potential and take your research further.

We have over 80 PhD candidates working on a range of research projects. See theses from our graduates at UQ eSpace.

At the University of Queensland, PhD students are called Higher Degree Research Students (HDRs).

HDR students in our School Graduate Centre receive a number of benefits including:

  • dedicated and experienced academic staff who are able to supervise across a number of fields
  • postgraduate workshops and dedicated training
  • a dedicated Higher Degrees by Research Liaison Officer.
  • a thriving research culture in one of the world's best schools in the discipline

If you have any queries, please contact our HDR Liason Officer at hdr.polsis@enquire.uq.edu.au.