Considering a PhD or Masters by Research? You could be making the best decision of your life, in terms of your career and personal development.
Here's why: You’ll join the knowledge economy as a research degree is about creating new knowledge, discovery and developing new things that make a real difference to society. You’ll develop valuable, transferable skills that employers want. A research degree also bring gravitas to one’s social standing as it’s held in high esteem, since doing a PhD is much about ‘quality and preparation’.
UTS Science is a superb choice to do your research degree with, as we are a world-class, research intensive faculty, and were ranked 'well above world standard' for our premier research programs in the last Excellence in Research for Australia report by the Australian Research Council.
Our Research Degrees
Gain research skills and deepen your knowledge in an area of science of your choice. You’ll work towards completing a thesis under the guidance of an academic supervisor from the Faculty of Science.
Hone your skills in an area of mathematical sciences by completing original research work under the guidance of an academic supervisor from the Faculty of Science.
Make a distinct contribution to your chosen area of science through an original piece of investigation. You’ll work under the guidance of an academic supervisor over a period of study and research, culminating in the submission of a thesis.
Make a significant contribution to an area of mathematical sciences with an original piece of investigation. You’ll work under the guidance of an academic supervisor over a period of study and research, culminating in the submission of a thesis.
What kind of research projects can I undertake in my higher research degree?
You can undertake any research project, as long as the Faculty and UTS has the expertise in the area, and the relevant supervisor agrees to supervise you. We strongly encourage you to visit the Faculty’s research areas and use the Find a Supervisor tool, to search for a supervisor of your research interest.
Why and how do I find a supervisor?
A supervisor is normally an academic staff member from the faculty. They are normally an expert in the area of your chosen research project. They will provide you with guidance throughout your research degree. You can find a supervisor by using the search tool. Once you've found a potential supervisor, it's important to make contact with them to discuss your research project proposal and make sure they agree to supervise you.