Higher Degree by Research


A higher degree by research (HDR) involves sustained independent enquiry, carried out under the direction of academic supervisors. Qualifications include PhD, Professional Doctorate, Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Masters by Research.

Curtin is recognised internationally as a leader in graduate research studies and for the breadth and quality of its research higher degree programs. As one of our students, you will have access to an unparalleled array of opportunities to work with leading researchers in first rate facilities, and to develop skills for your future career.

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Research Training Program scholarship – applications now open

The world needs new knowledge. By expressing your interest in one of Curtin’s fully-funded Higher Degree by Research (HDR) projects, you could be beginning your research journey with Curtin in August. Applications close 29 June.