Graduate research

Why choose graduate research at UOW?

The University of Wollongong is recognised internationally for research excellence and competes strongly in global rankings of research strength.

Our research focuses on areas of national and international importance, prioritising collaboration and partnership to solve complex issues to benefit the future of our society and planet.

UOW offers a range of tuition fee and living stipend scholarships, for both domestic and international candidates.

We are committed to supporting our research students through robust administration and candidate support including training courses, wellbeing services and mentoring programs. 

UOW's range of research degrees include the MPhilPhDPhD (Integrated) and MRes

Getting started

Thinking about graduate research study? It's a big step, but it'll be worth it. The Graduate Research School is dedicated to supporting research students by managing all aspects of candidature, from enrolment to thesis submission and examination.

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Two prospective student, man and a woman Enrolment management

Learn more with our step-by-step guides for new higher degree research students and re-enrolment information for continuing students. There's also information on enrolment and candidature changes, and course time limits.

Thesis and examinations

Check out our resources for supporting the preparation of your thesis. There's policies and guidelines to be aware of, information on 'writing up', submission information and tracking thesis progress.

Student and supervisor resources and training

The Graduate Research School aims to provide a strong framework for HDR students and their supervisors to establish an effective partnership. Check out the resources we have to ensure mutual success.

Forms, guides and policies

At times, you may need to use an official form to provide information regarding your thesis, changes to your enrolment or candidature, or other degree related information. Click here and go to 'Graduate Research School'.