Join Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our Research Degree candidates solve real world problems, partner with end-users of research, and develop skills for research excellence with career relevance.

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As a research candidate at UniSA you will create new knowledge and become an expert in your field by exploring a research question that interests you.

We offer a research environment with highly experienced and engaged supervisors, extensive connections to industry, government and communities, and a focus on addressing globally significant issues. According to Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA, 2018), 100% of our assessed detailed fields of research was rated at, or above, world-standard. You can undertake research in a variety of ways – through a PhD, Masters by Research, or a Professional Doctorate.

UniSA is committed to ensuring that research degree candidates experience excellent and contemporary research training and that they graduate with a skill set that improves their employment prospects.

We’re also transforming the PhD (tPhD) to increase opportunities for PhD candidates to enhance, develop and practice their research and career skills.

We encourage you to connect with our researchers and explore the possibilities for continuing your pathway into research.

Kirrilie Rowe

"My PhD research is developing ways for residential communities in an embedded electricity network to use 100% renewable energy. I love what I am doing because I can see how useful it is going to be in the real world. I want to be part of the solution and help the world transition to a kinder and more sustainable place to live. When you work with people who are all positive and heading in the same direction it’s really amazing what you can achieve."

Kirrilie Rowe, PhD candidate

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Contact us

For any queries about undertaking a research degree at the University of South Australia please contact the Graduate Research Admissions team. We can provide you with further information or assist you in finding a supervisor in your area of research interest.

Find out more about discipline specific information for the research degree you are interested in.

Graduate Research: Admissions

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