Create change through research

Higher Degrees by Research - Start your journey here

Thank you for considering our research community. With unrivalled research expertise and an international reputation for excellence, UQ provides every advantage to succeed during your research studies.

Undertake a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) at UQ and you’ll join a global centre of research excellence in the fields of exercise and sports science, neuroscience, biomechanics, nutrition, physical activity and health, sport history and physical education. 

We offer Master of Philosophy (MPhil) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) programs as higher degrees by research. HDR students produce new knowledge and expertise that is innovative, relevant and progressive. Our bright minds come from all walks of life and are working to create change through a variety of research projects. 

UQ ReSEARCHers and UQExperts may also be of assistance in locating possible advisors in your area of interest.

How to apply

For application information please refer to the UQ Graduate School.


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