Facts & figures
Facts & figures
Our research into creating healthier futures spans the following key areas:
So whether you're an aspiring academic or researcher, seeking a competitive edge in your career or wanting to explore your passion, we encourage you to explore our offerings.
The Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine and Health (PhD) is our premier research award and the highest qualification on the Australian Qualifications Framework. Join a world-class community of researchers and see your research make an impact.
A master's degree by research is the second-highest qualification on the Australian Qualifications Framework and can be a pathway to study at a PhD level
In undertaking a postgraduate research degree within medicine and health, you will:
*Fees are covered by the government Research Training Program fee off-set. Please note that fees apply for international students - refer to the relevant course page on Sydney Courses for details.
Applying for a research degree is a multi-step process, you can read how to undertake this process in our step-by-step guide.
Attributes we look for when assessing applications
What you need to apply checklist
We offer a wide range of scholarships for both prospective and current students undertaking postgraduate research. Scholarships range from allowance stipends, tuition fee scholarships, conference funds and equity support grants. These include the Executive Dean stipend scholarship, as well as extensive funding opportunities across the faculty:
One of our strategic priorities is to invest in the resources and capabilities of our researchers to help shape health outcomes that make a difference to our communities. As a HDR student you will have the following support available:
Medical sciences PhD graduate, Shilpa Nagarajan, has been recognised as a future leader in diabetes and metabolism research, receiving a prestigious postdoctoral fellowship to expand her research into insulin resistance and diabetes.