Postgraduate Research

UNSW Arts & Social Sciences is committed to attracting and supporting the highest quality postgraduate students.

Research excellence

In our Faculty, the high completion rates for higher degree research and our proven record of excellence in research supervision sets us apart. As one of our PhD or Masters by Research students, you will be part of an exceptional community of scholars and an impressive cohort of students.

Developing your research and professional skills

With access to first-rate facilities and to supervisors who are at the forefront of their fields you will develop research and professional skills, as well as a broad intellectual sophistication that is prized by employers in industry, the public sector, not-for-profit organisations and education.

As you engage in theoretical, practical and creative approaches to your study we have created many support mechanisms for you so you can get on with developing new and exciting interdisciplinary thinking and findings.

Training and support

Our research culture and community, support schemes, scholarships and funding opportunities are all designed to assist you and inspire you through your graduate research years.

We also offer a comprehensive research training program for all higher degree research (HDR) students. The program is delivered online and face-to-face and is designed to create graduates who are prepared for the first stage of their career as a researcher.