Graduate Research School

It’s time to start your research journey and to make a real-world impact.

Explore a topic that interests you, create new knowledge and become an expert in your field with a research higher degree.

Whether you choose a masters or a doctoral degree, a stimulating and rewarding culture awaits you at Federation University Australia.

Apply for a research masters or PhD

We accept applications for candidature year round; however, applications for scholarships must be received between 1 September and 31 October each year for commencement the following year.

Check your eligibility

Before you apply, make sure you meet the University’s academic and English language requirements. Check your eligibility before completing an application form.

Please note: English Language Proficiency (ELP) requirements have changed. Requests for English language test exemptions will no longer be routinely granted. For further information, please see Check your eligibility.

How to apply

Applying at Federation is easy. Check significant dates, get important information and follow the steps to apply.

Find a scholarship

You may be eligible for a scholarship. Explore our HDR scholarships, check your eligibility and find out how to apply.

Women in research

We are committed to supporting gender diversity and equity at the University. Find out more about women in research at Federation.