Applying for a research degree (e.g. Master’s by research, PhD) can be daunting, that’s why we have come up with a step by step guide and some key dates to help you.
Step by step guide to applying for a research degree in UTS Science
Read information on research degrees offered at UTS Science. Check your eligibility against the admission requirements for the course. Also check the Faculty’s Selection Criteria below.
Decide on the area of research you would like to pursue and the type of project you would like to work on.
Discuss the proposed research project with your potential supervisor. Write a(Word, 84kB) in consultation with your supervisor.
Applicants must read the
Note: UTS Science has a limited number of scholarships to award each year. Scholarships are awarded on a competitive basis.
You will need to attach to your online application:
- The UTS Science Project Plan
- Academic Transcripts (in English)
- Your CV including: relevant research work experience, dates of employment, if work was fulltime/part time, and duties.
- Evidence of publications, awards, prizes
- If your degree was not completed in English, please include your English Language Test Score. For more information and entry requirements: https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/international/essential-information/entry-requirements/english-language
Complete the UTS online application:
- PhD Science C02031
- PhD Mathematics C02030
- MSc Research C03029
- MSc Research Mathematics C03026
Your application will be sent to UTS Science for approval. Necessary checks on appropriate qualifications, supervision arrangements and project details will be made, and admission to the appropriate course made accordingly.
Selection criteria for UTS: Science research degrees
Applications without the UTS Project Plan (a research project plan) will not be considered for admission.
Applicants must contact a potential supervisor to discuss supervision of their project PRIOR to submitting their application to UTS. Applicants must have a confirmed Principal Supervisor who is a current staff member of UTS Science. In addition, applicants may also nominate a Co-Supervisor. The Co-Supervisor may be a UTS staff member or an external supervisor.
Scholarships and support
Scholarships are available for international and domestic PhD applicants. For information on the UTS Scholarships available: https://www.uts.edu.au/research-and-teaching/research-degrees/applying-uts/find-scholarship
The Faculty of Science also has a limited number of scholarships available. Please see the Science PhD Scholarships page for the current scholarships available. https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/science/science-courses/research-courses/phd-scholarships
Research & Development Office, UTS Science