Current Postgraduate Opportunities

Curtin University is ranked in the top  one per cent of universities worldwide in the highly regarded Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020. It is ranked 17th in the world for universities under the age of 50 in the QS World University Rankings 2021 and 34th in the world for universities under the age of 50 in Times Higher Education’s World University Ranking 2020.

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

Master of Philosophy (MPhil) aims to expand knowledge beyond the undergraduate honours or postgraduate diploma level, culminating in a research thesis.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

As a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) candidate, you will uncover new knowledge either by the discovery of new facts, the formulation of theories or the innovative reinterpretation of known data and established ideas. Your research will use an in-depth understanding of theories and concepts to develop practical solutions for real-world problems.


Find available financial support on HDR scholarships.

Flow chart of HDR student admission process

Find more info on Graduate School Website