With the guidance of an advisory team, you will undertake a research project and produce an 80,000-word thesis and complete an oral examination.
A PhD will take you 3 to 4 years to complete full time and is intended to develop advanced research skills and knowledge in your chosen field.
Your research project will be developed with advice from your advisors and allow you to develop discipline and broader research skills and knowledge.
The thesis is a substantial document that makes and original contribution to the field of research.
You will need a strong academic background and you may need to submit a research proposal and other documents to support your application. About 1,000 PhD candidates join UQ each year researching a wide range of topics.
UQ is one of Australia's top research-intensive universities. Our research addresses national and global cultural, environmental, economic and social challenges.
UQ continually builds on its reputation in key research impact areas
of national and international significance.