Facts & figures
Undertaking a science PhD or masters by research at Sydney allows you to work with researchers at the forefront of their fields.
Our science research degrees involve in-depth study in a specialised area. This will require you to prepare a substantial piece of work that represents a significant contribution to a particular field of knowledge, giving you a good understanding of research methodology. You will also be required to complete coursework, from a range of postgraduate research units available.
There is more than one pathway to a research degree in science and there are several different types of research degrees including Honours, a Master of Philosophy and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
Find out more and learn which option might suit you best.
To discover current PhD projects available in your desired area, please visit Research Supervisor Connect.
We offer a series of free workshops and events to our HDR candidates. The overarching goals of these workshops are to provide relevant onboarding and training to you, to achieve your desired research outputs, increase your skills base and productivity.
Our workshops include:
You may have the opportunity to complete a paid internship program during your candidature, or whilst your thesis is under examination, to further develop your skills and experience and apply them in a real-world context.
Generally, HDR internships will involve completing a project or period of work in a workplace not strictly related to your research area.