The University of Queensland has supported over 15,000 students in their academic pursuit to attain a Higher Degree by Research (HDR). With over 2000 research experts and a reputation world-wide as an elite research institution, choosing to undertake a higher degree by research at UQ will provide you with every advantage.

Find out about how to apply to our HDR programs. Review the entry requirements to enrol in a HDR program:

Living Stipend and Tuition Scholarships are available. Scholarship applications are currently open (closing 27 September) for domestic and international, onshore applicants:

Best parts of doing a PhD?

We caught up with the finalists of the 2021 3MT competition to ask them what their favourite parts were from their PhD.

Find a project

Browse the list of available projects offered within the Faculty of Medicine below. Use the search bar to search by research topic or theme (e.g. infectious diseases, cancer etc), supervisor’s name or organisational unit (School or Research Centre).