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2021 PhD and scholarship application information!

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QUT’s annual PhD application and scholarship round is now open!  Submit your CV here to start the process.

The QUT Centre for Robotics (QCR) provides an innovative, supportive and fun research training environment, where Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students work alongside senior researchers.

Our research training activities include:

  • Regular seminars
  • Masterclasses with visiting scholars
  • Reading groups
  • An annual Robotic Vision Summer School attracting PhD students from around the world
  • Exchanges and visiting fellowship opportunities with QCR’s partner organisations and partner universities nationally and internationally

How to join us

You can join us as Higher Degree by Research (HDR) student by studying a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).

PhD Scholarships are available to competitive applicants with excellent academic track records through QUT’s Annual Scholarship Round.   Details can be found here: https://www.qut.edu.au/research/annual-scholarship-round 

Current Topic Areas

Our research is focused on the five programs below.  Please select those you are interested in to find out about topics in each program:

  • PERCEPTION & LOCALIZATION
  • VISUAL LEARNING
  • DECISION & CONTROL
  • PHYSICAL INTERACTION
  • HUMAN INTERACTION

Due to the volume of enquiries we receive, we have a streamlined process for expressing your interest in a PhD at QUT Robotics.   QCR require prospective candidates to submit an EOI via the form below.  If we want to progress your application, we will follow up with details on how to submit a formal expression of interest.

Please note, to ensure consideration in the annual scholarship round, this must be submitted by 11:59pm AEST on 20 September 2020.  Applicants who are invited to submit an application will then have until 11:59pm AEST on 30 October 2020 to submit their application .

Applicants who have already applied for admission and indicated that they wish to be considered in the annual scholarship round will be automatically included.

Current students can find scholarship application advice here

If you haven’t already, please send your CV / resume using the form below outlining the program (see below) and supervisor of interest – that’s all you need to do at this stage.

If you don’t hear from us, you can assume that we don’t currently have any suitable PhD openings, or that we do not have a suitable potential PhD position for you.  This applies whether this is an unsolicited application or whether you are responding to a specific call for PhD applications.

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Doctor of Philosophy

  • Gardens Point
  • Kelvin Grove
  • 3 - 4 years full-time
  • 4 years full-time
  • Start any time

The part-time study options may be subject to QUT approval.

  • Produce a substantial piece of research that contributes to the body of knowledge in your chosen specialisation.
  • Develop high level research and analytical skills, and depth of knowledge in your chosen field.
  • Enjoy in-house workshops and seminars, and be encouraged to publish as part of a strong and flourishing research culture.
  • Maintain regular contact with supervisors and participate in University scholarly activities such as seminars, teaching and publication; a program of supervised research and investigation; and preparation of a thesis.
  • Opportunity to graduate and follow an academic career in both teaching and research, or advance your professional career prospects.

Explore this course

What to expect.

A PhD challenges candidates to make a significant and original contribution to knowledge in the field by developing new ideas, or new ways of approaching existing problems. Working with an experienced supervisory team, candidates develop new theories, methodologies and models that may shape the future of the profession or discipline. A PhD candidate’s research must reveal high critical ability and powers of imagination and synthesis, and may be demonstrated in the form of new knowledge or significant or original adaptation, application and interpretation of existing knowledge. The supervisory team will provide advice and direction to the candidate to encourage their participation in university scholarly activities such as research seminars, teaching and publication.

Details and units

Course structure, course design.

  • Time-based Thesis
  • IFN001 Advanced Information Research Skills (if commencing on or before 15 December 2023)
  • IFN006  AIRS: Advanced Information Research Skills (if commencing from 16 December 2023)

Other units as agreed by student in negotiation with their supervisor and faculty.

Find a topic you can investigate and see what our current students are researching.

Requirements

Entry requirements.

You must have either:

  • a completed recognised relevant honours degree (first class or second class Division A) or equivalent
  • a completed recognised masters degree or professional doctorate (by research or coursework)

Admission to the Doctor of Philosophy depends on an applicant’s demonstrated research aptitude and the availability of supervision, infrastructure and resources needed for the proposed research project.

For more information on eligibility, read the admission criteria for the Doctor of Philosophy (PDF file, 280.6 KB) .

Once you've started your PhD, you'll need to complete your Stage 2 milestone to be fully admitted to your course. You'll usually complete this milestone within the first three months of study.

Masters and professional doctorate degrees by coursework must have a significant research component, normally not less than 25%. Holders of masters and professional doctorate by coursework must:

  • have a minimum grade point average (GPA) score of 5.0 on QUT's 7 point scale; and
  • present evidence of research experience and potential for approval

Minimum academic requirements

  • a completed recognised relevant honours degree or equivalent

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

UTS (University of Technology Sydney) Insearch - Academic English

English program.

Academic English 5 (AE5) program with a final overall grade of PASS or higher completed within one year of starting at QUT.

Bachelor studies

Higher education.

A completed bachelor degree (or higher) with a minimum of 1 year full-time studies with a passing grade point average from RMIT Vietnam, completed within five years of starting at QUT.

Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time studies) with a passing grade point average from RMIT Vietnam, completed within two years of starting at QUT.

Bachelor or Higher

Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time studies) with a passing grade point average from a recognised English institution, with all prior schooling/studies in an approved English speaking country.<br> <br>Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time on-campus studies) with a passing grade point average from a recognised English institution. These studies must have been completed within five years of starting at QUT, if prior schooling/studies were studied in a non-English Speaking country.

Bachelor degree or higher with an overall passing grade point average from a recognised Australian institution (the duration of studies must be 1 year or more full-time, studied on-campus), with all prior schooling/studies in an approved English speaking country. <br> <br>Bachelor degree or higher with an overall passing grade point average from a recognised Australian institution (the duration of studies must be 1 year or more full-time, studied on-campus). These studies must have been completed within five years of starting at QUT where prior schooling/studies were studied in a non- English Speaking country.

QUT University Certificate in Tertiary Preparation (UCTP) (QC06)

Achieve passing grades in QCD111 Communication 1, QCD211 Communication 2 and QCS300 Introduction to the Language of Research; and obtain an overall grade average of 4 out of 7 or higher across these units.

QUT English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

QC36 English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2 Standard or QC37 English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 2 Extended with 65% completed within one year of starting this course at QUT.

Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time studies) with a passing grade point average from a recognised South African institution, with all prior schooling/studies in an approved English speaking country.<br> <br>Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time oncampus studies) with a passing grade point average from a recognised South African institution. These studies must have been completed within five years of starting at QUT, if prior schooling/studies were studied in a non-English Speaking country.

Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time studies) with a passing grade point average from a recognised German institution, with all prior schooling/studies in Germany.

DAAD English Language Certificate

B2 (4 star in all bands) within five years of starting at QUT.

Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time studies) with a passing grade point average from a recognised Swedish institution, with all prior schooling/studies in Sweden.

Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time studies) with a passing grade point average from a recognised Norwegian institution, with all prior schooling/studies in Norway.

Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time studies) with a passing grade point average from a recognised Danish institution, with all prior schooling/studies in Denmark. Diploma Supplement or an official letter from home institution stating English as the language of instruction.

Bachelor or higher degree from a recognised Indian institution completed within five years of starting at QUT, and 65% in the High School English Core subject awarded by CISCE or CBSE.

Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time on-campus studies) at a recognised Hong Kong institution with: <br>a passing grade point average and these studies must have been completed within five years of starting at QUT; and<br>an official language of instruction letter is required if the academic transcripts doesn't clearly state English is the Language of Instruction; and<br>evidence of minimum HKDSE Level 2 overall in English Language.

Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time studies) with a passing grade point average from a recognised institution in Netherlands completed within five years of starting at QUT, with all prior schooling/studies in Netherlands. Diploma Supplement or an official letter from home institution stating English as the language of instruction.

Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time studies) with a passing grade point average from a recognised Finnish institution completed within five years of starting at QUT, and a pass in English subject from Finnish High School. Diploma Supplement or an official letter from home institution stating English as the language of instruction.

Bachelor or higher

Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time studies) with a passing grade point average at a recognised USA institution, with all prior schooling/studies in an approved English speaking country.<br> <br>Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time oncampus studies) with a passing grade point average at a recognised USA institution. These studies must have been completed within five years of starting at QUT, if prior schooling/studies were studied in a non-English Speaking country.

Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time studies) with a passing grade point average at a recognised Singapore institution, with all prior schooling/studies in Singapore.<br> <br>Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time on-campus studies) with a passing grade point average at a recognised Singapore institution. These studies must have been completed within five years of starting at QUT, if prior schooling/studies were studied in a non-English Speaking country.

Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time studies) with a passing grade point average from a recognised Canadian institution, with all prior schooling/studies in an approved English speaking country.<br> <br>Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time on-campus studies) with a passing grade point average from a recognised Canadian institution. These studies must have been completed within five years of starting at QUT, if all prior schooling/studies were studied in a non- English Speaking country.

Bachelor or higher degree (minimum volume of 2 year full time oncampus studies) at a recognised Malaysian institution with<br>a passing grade point average and these studies must have been completed within five years of commencement at QUT; and<br>an official language of instruction letter is required if the academic transcripts doesn't clearly state English is the Language of Instruction; and<br>evidence of a pass in the English subject in a recongised high school qualification: SPM, STPM, UEC, A levels and O levels or equivalent.

Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time studies) with a passing grade point average from a recognised Irish institution, with all prior schooling/studies in an approved English speaking country.<br> <br>Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time oncampus studies) with a passing grade point average from a recognised Irish institution. These studies must have been completed within five years of starting at QUT, if prior schooling/studies were studied in non-English Speaking country.

Bachelor degree with a minimum course GPA of 3.0 on a 4 point scale from one of the following universities completed within five years of starting at QUT:<br>Assumption University<br>Thammasat University<br>Chulalongkorn University<br>Mahidol University<br> <br>You must provide a letter from the institution confirming that English was the language of instruction.

Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time studies) with a passing grade point average from a recognised Iceland institution completed within five years of starting at QUT, and a pass in the English subject from Studentsprof. Diploma Supplement or an official letter from home institution stating English as the language of instruction.

Bachelor degree or higher with an overall passing grade point average from a recognised Papua New Guinean institution (the duration of studies must be 1 year or more full-time, studied on-campus) within the last five years.

Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time studies) with a passing grade point average from a recognised New Zealand institution, with all prior schooling/studies in an approved English speaking country.<br> <br>Bachelor or higher degree (minimum of 1 year full-time on-campus studies) with a passing grade point average from a recognised New Zealand institution. These studies must have been completed within five years of starting at QUT, if prior schooling/studies were studied in non-English Speaking country.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests. Tests must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement.

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2025: Available from July

2024: $31,000 - $39,000 per year full-time if you exceed the maximum time under RTP

2024: $33,000 - $40,000 per year full-time.

If you're an Australian citizen or permanent visa holder, or a New Zealand citizen, your tuition fees are normally covered by the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Fees Offset (Domestic), as long as you complete your degree within the program's set timeframes. You'll have to pay tuition fees if you exceed the time limits under the RTP.

  • Find out more about the Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) and financial support

FEE-HELP: loans to help you pay for your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a FEE-HELP loan.

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Scholarships

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

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QUT Postgraduate Research Award (QUTPRA)

Equity scholarships scheme, research training program (rtp) stipend scholarship, oodgeroo noonuccal undergraduate & postgraduate scholarship.

The Oodgeroo Scholarship Program promotes the pursuit of Indigenous Australian studies by supporting the education of Indigenous Australians.

Faculty of Engineering call for domestic PhD scholarship applicants

QUT's Faculty of Engineering has PhD scholarships available for domestic students in specific disciplines

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Higher Degree Research Candidates Policy

Section 1 - purpose, section 2 - application, section 3 - roles and responsibilities, section 4 - admission, admission criteria, transfer of course, readmission, supervision, section 5 - scholarships, living stipends and scholarships, tuition fee sponsorships, section 6 - enrolment, international exchange, maximum candidature time, leave of absence, study mode and employment, discontinuation, withdrawal (student-initiated decision), termination (university-initiated decision), section 7 - progression, progress reporting, mandatory milestones and interim reviews, unsatisfactory progress, section 8 - thesis lodgement and examination, thesis lodgement, higher degree by thesis examinations, review of assessment, section 9 - appeals, section 10 - grievance resolution, section 11 - outstanding doctoral thesis awards, section 12 - research training, section 13 - definitions, section 14 - delegations.

(1) The purpose of this Policy is to outline the governance and degree progression of QUT Higher Degrees by Research and the expectations of higher degrees by research candidates.

(2) This Policy applies to candidates admitted to postgraduate research courses which are also referred to as higher degree research (HDR) courses and should be read in conjunction with the Award Courses Policy (in particular as they apply to coursework units) and the  Register of Authorities and Delegations  (QUT staff access only) for decision-making in regard to HDR candidates.

(3) Roles and responsibilities of faculties, supervisors and students are detailed in the  Higher Degree Research (HDR) Supervisor guidelines  (QUT staff and student access only).

(4) QUT encourages high achieving undergraduates and postgraduates to consider pathways to its higher degree research (HDR) courses. QUT also recognises, where appropriate, equivalent forms of academic experience and non-standard academic pathways.

(5) Admission into higher degree research (HDR) awards is conditional upon:

  • a candidate demonstrating academic and research potential to meet the requirements of the award;
  • the University’s assessment of its capacity to provide research expertise; suitable, accredited supervisory capacity, and provision of infrastructure.

(6) Research Degrees Committee approves eligibility for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) courses and faculty academic boards approve eligibility for admission to other research courses within their jurisdiction. The Vice-President (Administration) and University Registrar makes offers of student admission .

(7) Entry requirements and selection criteria for higher degree research (HDR) courses are approved by University Academic Board on recommendation from Faculty Academic Boards and Research Degrees Committee.

(8) Admission criteria for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degrees are outlined in the respective course requirements and published on the  QUT website . Standard entry requirements for QUT courses are detailed on the  QUT website .

(9) A candidate may transfer from a higher degree research (HDR) course to an alternative QUT course. The conditions for transfer are detailed in the relevant course requirements. Transfer is conditional on the candidate meeting admission requirements of the new course.

(10) Where a candidate is directed to transfer they may initiate withdrawal. Where they decline to do so, the University will initiate termination, and advise the candidate of their right to appeal the decision.

(11) Applicants who wish to re-enter a higher degree research (HDR) course after a period of absence and who are not returning from leave of absence must apply for readmission. Readmission is subject to the availability of supervisory expertise and infrastructure, as assessed at the point of readmission, and requires faculty approval.

(12) Applicants whose candidature has been terminated by the University must also submit a written statement that demonstrates the applicant's readiness to return to their research course. The statement will be considered by Research Degrees Committee on recommendation from the relevant faculty. Normally readmission may be considered 12 months or more after the date of termination.

(13) All higher degree research (HDR) candidates must have a minimum of two Supervisors, one of whom will be the Principal Supervisor and the other an Associate Supervisor. Both Supervisors must be current academic staff members. Additional internal and external Supervisors may be appointed at the discretion of the faculty.

(14) Supervisory allocation is informed by QUT's infrastructure provisions and  Higher Degree Research (HDR) Supervisor guidelines  (QUT staff and student access only).

(15) Research Degrees Committee considers applications and determines recipients for postgraduate research scholarships. Faculties and research centres may also award scholarships.

(16) Consistent with the Australian Government Research Training Program, all domestic higher degree research (HDR) candidates are normally eligible for a period of tuition fee exemption. QUT offers a limited number of sponsorships to international students based on faculty recommendations.

(17) Enrolment in higher degree research (HDR) courses is categorised in three parts. The first part is coursework, which most candidates would normally complete in the early stages of their research course. Coursework requirements are monitored by faculties. The second component is mandatory research training as prescribed by Research Degrees Committee and advised to candidates upon enrolment. The third component is a thesis. Progress on the thesis component is monitored in a way that is consistent with this policy and the relevant course requirements.

(18) Successful completion of prescribed coursework, mandatory research training and thesis components of the HDR courses will lead to eligibility to graduate.

(19) On admission to the HDR course, the faculty will recommend an enrolment and provide course advice compliant with course and research training requirements. The course will take account of the Advanced Standing Policy as appropriate. Any variation to the course will require approval in accordance with the course requirements.

(20) A HDR candidate requires approval by Research Degrees Committee to be concurrently enrolled in another course of study, particularly another HDR course either at QUT or at another institution. Research Degrees Committee will only approve concurrent enrolment in exceptional circumstances.

(21) Where appropriate agreements exist, candidates may complete periods of candidature overseas. This will require approval of the faculty and Research Degrees Committee and may be contingent on funding and an agreement with the overseas university.

(22) The maximum candidature time for the completion of a higher degree research (HDR) course will be determined by Research Degrees Committee or Faculty Academic Board as appropriate and detailed in the relevant course requirements.

(23) Candidate applications for leave of absence will be determined by Research Degrees Committee under delegation from University Academic Board and according to a procedure approved by Research Degrees Committee.

(24) Australian Government visa regulations limit international candidates’ capacity to apply for leave of absence. International candidates are required to meet visa conditions that may vary from those described in QUT policy.

(25) Higher degree research (HDR) candidates may normally be granted upon application, a maximum of 12 months (365 days) leave of absence or part time equivalent during the term of their candidature. Research Degrees Committee approval must be sought for any periods of leave in excess of 20 days.

(26) In addition to the leave of absence available in clause (25), parental leave for up to 12 months is also available.

(27) The minimum number of hours, averaged over each year of candidature, to be devoted to research and/or study by candidates are:

  • part time candidates are required to devote 20 hours per week;
  • full time candidates are required to devote 35-40 hours per week.

(28) Paid work, including preparation, teaching, marking and research assistant duties may be undertaken, but must not interfere with a candidate’s study. A candidate in receipt of a scholarship may be subject to additional restrictions on the amount of paid work allowable as described in the relevant scholarship guidelines.

(29) Candidates may be permitted to conduct their research as an external candidate either elsewhere in Australia or overseas or change their enrolment from internal to external status or vice versa on approval by Research Degrees Committee and faculty as appropriate and taking account of the relevant course requirements.

(30) Normally, a student admitted to a higher degree research (HDR) course may at any point in candidature elect to withdraw from their studies.

(31) Where the University has issued a show cause notice under 'Termination' below, the response date advised in that notice will be the last date the candidate may voluntarily withdraw. No academic or financial penalty will be imposed for withdrawal from the thesis component.

(32) Research Degrees Committee may exclude a candidate from an higher degree research (HDR) course having taken account of all relevant circumstances and having given the candidate opportunity to “show cause” why their candidature should not be terminated. Circumstances where the committee may terminate a candidature can include but are not limited to the following:

  • on advice from the faculty in collaboration with the relevant academic Supervisor(s);
  • with reference to progress against mandatory milestones within the HDR course requirements;
  • a candidate has failed to submit a milestone or progress report by the due date without satisfactory reason;
  • a candidate fails to comply with mandatory research training requirements in a timely way;
  • a candidate is deemed to have effectively abandoned or ceased their studies.

(33) A condition of continuing enrolment in an higher degree research (HDR) course is satisfactory progress toward timely completion. Course requirements normally will outline progress reporting requirements that facilitate monitoring and feedback.

(34) All HDR candidates are required to report on the progress of their research course to the University through Research Degrees Committee at a time and in a manner determined by the committee. Failure to report will be grounds for termination in accordance with the Termination information above in Section 6.

(35) Research Degrees Committee has defined mandatory milestones for Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) students. Faculty Academic Boards may set mandatory milestones for other doctoral candidates which normally will be detailed in the course requirements.

(36) Satisfactory progress with reference to the completion of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) milestones will be determined by Research Degrees Committee on faculty recommendation. Further information on  Milestones  is available on the Digital Workplace (QUT staff and student access only).

(37) Where a candidate is shown to be having difficulty meeting progress requirements including progress toward completion by maximum completion date, the faculty will take active steps to provide reasonable support and opportunity for the candidate to rectify progress issues.

(38) Where the progress of a higher degree research (HDR) candidate is deemed unsatisfactory based on the candidate’s performance in completing milestones or other research related activities, the candidature may be placed under review or under review to thesis examination. The procedures for placing a HDR candidate under review or under review to thesis examination are determined by Research Degrees Committee.

(39) The purpose of the under review process is to provide additional support to assist the candidate to meet the course requirements and to inform an assessment by the University of the candidate’s ability to successfully complete.

(40) A report on the outcome of the under review process will be approved by Research Degrees Committee. Where there is no reasonable prospect of the candidate being able to complete the thesis to an acceptable academic standard for examination, Research Degrees Committee may approve termination of a candidature.

(41) The candidate will be informed of the required remedial action to be followed, a timeline and any interim deadlines within the review period.

(42) A candidate who has been placed under review normally may not take leave of absence until the review has been completed.

(43) A thesis will not be accepted for examination by the Director, Graduate Research Centre unless:

  • the requirements are met for higher degree research (HDR)  Thesis lodgement and submission  (QUT staff and student access only);
  • all candidate  Milestones  are completed satisfactorily, and the thesis is of an acceptable academic standard for examination.

(44) Where a thesis is lodged that is not of an acceptable standard for examination, this will be managed according to the section on Unsatisfactory progress.

(45) To ensure academic rigour, integrity, objectivity and comparability with international benchmarks all higher degree research (HDR) thesis examination is managed in accordance with the  Thesis examination process guidelines  (QUT staff and student access only) approved by Research Degrees Committee.

(46) Community confidence in the integrity and impartiality of thesis examination is a principal consideration when appointing examiners. Any conflict of interest which would provide reason to doubt an examiner’s ability to make an impartial assessment must be declared and managed in accordance with QUT’s Conflict of Interest Policy .

(47) Any fees payable in relation to the examination of a candidate shall be determined consistent with Australian standards.

(48) Research Degrees Committee will determine the conditions and appoint examiners on recommendation from the faculties to examine all Higher Degree by Research theses. The examiners will critically evaluate whether the conditions for the award of the degree have been met.

(49) A higher degree research (HDR) candidate whose thesis has been failed or whose thesis has been recommended for an alternative exit award may request a review of the examination process and outcome. Acceptable grounds for review will be only on matters of procedure relating to the conduct of the examination or documented evidence of examiner bias as evidenced by comments in the examiners’ reports.

(50) A candidate’s written review request must be lodged within 20 working days of the date of advice on the outcome of the examination and include the specific grounds on which the request is based. The Chair, Research Degrees Committee will determine whether an examiner conflict of interest exists and/or a procedural error has occurred.

(51) The Chair, Research Degrees Committee, or nominee, will review the candidate’s statement and all the available information and make a determination. The Chair will advise the candidate in writing within 10 working days of the decision.

(52) An applicant may appeal a decision to refuse admission to an higher degree research (HDR) course or to exclude (terminate) from an HDR course. Appeals will be considered by Appeals Committee.

(53) Other appeals will be considered using QUT’s Grievance Resolution Procedures for Student Related Grievances .

(54) A candidate can raise a grievance relating to their candidature via QUT’s Grievance Resolution Procedures for Student Related Grievances . Candidates are encouraged to seek support from Academic staff in their school and/or faculty, the Graduate Research Centre, QUT Student Health and Wellbeing, the QUT Guild and/or the QUT Student Ombudsman.

(55) The QUT Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Awards encourage excellence in higher degree by research. These awards are intended to develop and support Australia's vibrant research culture by profiling:

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  • excellence in higher degree by research.

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Check the entry requirements, academic entry requirements.

Check your course information to see the academic requirements you will need to meet. This includes any additional requirements like auditions, interviews or portfolios.

Some courses with additional requirements have specific closing dates. Make sure you check these on your course information.

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You must take your proficiency test no more than two years before the start of your course.

I don’t meet the entry requirements

If you don’t meet the English language or academic requirements for your preferred course, we may offer you a course package, which combines your preferred course with an English or pathway program. If you pass these courses, you can move straight into your full degree.

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Genuineness requirements

As part of streamlined visa processing, we must ensure that your application is genuine and that you can successfully complete your planned study. We will consider a range of personal and academic factors when we assess your application, including:

  • your immigration history, including any prior visa refusals
  • your personal circumstances
  • the relevance of your proposed study to your previous study and work experience.

You can explain why you chose to apply for this course, and how it will benefit your future career prospects, when you apply.

Are you eligible for advanced standing (credit)?

What is advanced standing.

Your previous study may count as credit toward your QUT course. That means you won’t have to complete all of the units listed in your course structure, and you may be able to graduate sooner.

Am I eligible?

We have arrangements with a number of institutions overseas and in Australia where advanced standing is approved. You can see which institutions are included and what you may be eligible for through the Advanced Standing Precedent List .

If you can’t find your institution, course or units on the Advanced Standing Precedent List, you can let us know about your previous study on your application form. Make sure that you provide copies of:

  • your academic transcript, including the unit code, unit title and your grades
  • documents proving that you’ve completed your course (if applicable)
  • unit outlines or course syllabus for the units you want advanced standing for. They should include credit points, contact hours, aims and objectives, texts and references, and details of any assessment.

If you’re currently studying, you can provide a current enrolment statement or a list of units that you’ll complete before you start studying at QUT, and we’ll take that into account when we assess your application.

What happens next?

If your application is successful, we’ll tell you how many credit points you’ve been granted in your offer letter. This may make your course duration shorter.

Step 2: Check costs and scholarships

Tuition fees.

You can check your course information to see the indicative tuition fees for your course. We review fees each year, and your fees might change depending on how many credit points you enrol in.

A standard full-time semester (or study period) load is usually 48 credit points, and an individual unit (or subject) is usually 12 credit points.

Your offer letter will let you know what your indicative fees are for a full-time study period.

Tuition fees usually increase every year. Read the international student fee policy (PDF file, 245.4 KB) and refund policy (PDF file, 132.5 KB) before you accept your offer.

How much will study cost?

Fees for English language pathway programs

There are extra fees for English language programs that are part of a pathway package. These include:

  • tuition fees
  • a program registration fee of $175
  • a $3,000 deposit on your degree program
  • an optional homestay placement fee of $250 (students under 18 must stay in a homestay).

Extra costs

Some courses have extra costs for things like field trips, equipment or practical training. See your course details for any additional costs.

Financial capacity

You must have access to sufficient funds to cover the full cost of your studies in Australia. This includes tuition, study costs and living expenses. Find out more about your study fees and costs .

Scholarships

We offer dozens of scholarships for students studying in a range of fields. Search our scholarship collection to see if there’s a scholarship you’re eligible for.

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Merit scholarships

If you're a high-achieving student, you may be eligible for a merit scholarship. We offer an unlimited number of merit scholarships that cover 25% of your course fee, as long as you maintain a minimum grade point average while you study.

You don't need to apply separately for these scholarships. If you're eligible, we'll offer you a scholarship along with your offer for a place in your chosen course. Read more about the International Merit Scholarship .

Government aid

Many countries offer financial support for students studying overseas. See what government aid programs you might be eligible for.

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Step 3: Submit your application

Supporting documents.

When you submit your application, you’ll need to include copies of:

  • award certificates
  • academic transcripts
  • formal identity papers, like your passport, national identity card, or student visa.

If you are currently in Australia, you must include a copy of your current confirmation of enrolment (CoE).

If your documents are not in English, you will need to supply an English translation.

English proficiency test results

Include a copy of your English test results in your application, if available.

Check your course information for test results that we only accept and the study and qualifications that also meet the proficiency requirements for that course.

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A QUT official representative is required for applicants from certain countries.

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Applications are open all year.

Apply through a QUT representative

If you need help applying, visit one of our QUT official representatives.

Find a representative in your country

Application fee

When you submit your application, you’ll need to pay a non-refundable application fee of $100. Payment is made within the QUT Application Portal .

Step 4: Respond to your offer

If your application is successful, we'll send you an offer. Once you have met the conditions of your offer, find out how to accept your unconditional offer.

Check when you need to accept your offer.

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Offshore applicants are those applicants who will submit a new Australian student visa application from outside Australia. Accepting your offer for QC15 is required to be done 3 weeks prior to the start of classes.

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Summer, Monday 28 October 2024

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College Summer, Monday 28 October 2024

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10 Week EAP 3, Monday 28 October 2024

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Under 18 students

If you are Under 18 at the start of your QUT studies, your offer will be conditional on you and your parents/guardian completing the  QUT Under 18 Supervision Program application form (PDF file, 484.6 KB) .

In this form you will need to nominate either:

Residing in Australia with parent or guardian until you turn 18

  • Complete the QUT Under 18 Supervision Program Form (PDF file, 484.6 KB) with your parents or guardian. Complete sections 1, 2, 3, 4. Then in section 5 you will need to choose “Option 1” and then go to section 10,11,12 and return this form with your Acceptance of Offer form.

As you will be living with and in the care of your parent or guardian:

  • you do not need to complete the accommodation sections of the form
  • once you have finalised your acceptance QUT will issue a CoE for the student visa application, noting you do not receive a ‘Confirmation of Appropriate Accommodation and Welfare’ (CAAW)
  • your parent/guardian will apply for the appropriate visa
  • please refer to DOHA for information on who is an eligible guardian and all requirements to apply for the student and guardian visa
  • the Under 18 Supervision fee payment is not required.

Nominate QUT for welfare arrangements

This option is if you will not be accompanied by a parent, guardian or suitable relative until you turn 18. You must stay at a QUT approved accommodation for students under the age of 18.

  • Please complete the QUT Under 18 Supervision Program (PDF file, 484.6 KB) application form with your parents or guardian. You will need to choose “Option 2” and complete all sections of the form.
  • registration fee - $110.00
  • program fee - $6.60 per night, which will need to be paid until you turn 18 (calculate your fee total by adding up the number of days remaining until you turn 18 in a time and date calculator , and multiplying the number of days by $6.60 - then add this amount to the registration fee).

Payment is only required after student’s course commencement .

  • You must stay at a QUT approved accommodation for students under the age of 18. To find out more, refer to the list of approved Under 18 accommodations .
  • Complete the U18 Accommodation request form at QUT Accommodation Service.
  • completed all sections of the  QUT Under 18 Supervision Program application form (PDF file, 484.6 KB)
  • included Student Passport details
  • included Parent’s ID (e.g. passport or driver's licence), showing name, photo and certified signature.
  • You must not arrive more than 7 days prior to your welfare commencement date, which is the date you have nominated when applying for U18 accommodation.

Once we receive these forms and documentation QUT will review. If QUT accepts responsibility for your care arrangements, you will receive a Confirmation of Appropriate Accommodation and Welfare (CAAW) together with your Confirmation of Enrolment (CoE), which you'll need to apply for a student visa.

More about your visa requirements

Under 18 policies and procedures (PDF file, 131.8 KB)

Accepting your offer

Accepting your unconditional offer

You will be asked to pay your fees when you accept your unconditional offer.

  • Go to Respond to Offer

Select “Accept Offer” and complete the online Acceptance of Offer form and submit.

You can confirm or change the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) option when completing the online Acceptance of Offer form.

The Acceptance of Offer form will first display the OSHC option as per the offer letter. If there are no changes to the OSHC option, leave the defaults and proceed to complete the form.

If you wish to change OSHC option, please select the required OSHC. The acceptance deposit will update with the new OSHC amount.

  • Sponsored students: Contact International Admissions with your request to change OSHC option and we can make the changes for you.
  • Current QUT students: Please do not update the OSHC option. If you require changes to your OSHC cover, contact your current OSHC provider.
  • Then go to the “Make Payment” button to finalise your acceptance payment.

Paying your fees

Step 5: Apply for your visa

Applying for your visa is one of the most important parts of this process.

Find out more about how to organise your visa, including what to do if you're under 18 years old.

How to apply for your visa

Step 6: Commencing your studies

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There'll be fun, games, travel experiences and heaps of opportunities to make new friends and get settled in Brisbane.

Find out more about orientation and the orientation schedule once you've accepted your offer. Your offer letter includes information about the compulsory international orientation.

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You'll also have the chance to attend a pre-departure briefing before you leave, which can help you make sure you're ready to go.

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Calling applications for UGC – Queensland University of Technology, Australia (QUT) Joint/Split PhD Scholarships programme 2022

Queensland University of Technology (QUT), an Australian University, is affiliating with the University Grants Commission (UGC) Sri Lanka to support higher degree research (HDR) programs and research training of Sri Lankan early to mid-career researchers. In this arrangement, it is anticipated that joint research efforts including a collaborative cohort model of doctoral supervision, research training, and shared supervision with local academic supervisors of Sri Lankan Universities will take place.

QUT supports a cohort model of doctoral supervision, whereby 10-12 candidates of different disciplines from Sri Lankan Universities undertake a minimum of 12 months of their doctoral studies on campus at QUT.

There are two models of UGC-QUT Scholarship schemes as follows;

Joint PhD Model

  • QUT-UGC collaborative PhD programs include the joint PhD model initiated in partnership with the University of Colombo (CMB), University of Peradeniya (PDN) and University of Sri Jayewardenepura (SJP).
  • Joint PhD students will be co-supervised by two QUT academics, one academic from CMB, PDN or SJP, and another academic from the candidate’s home University if applicable.

Split/External PhD Model

  • Split PhD students will have two QUT academic supervisors and a local supervisor from any University within the purview of UGC. Split PhD students should obtain written approval of their release from all academic and administrative duties for the duration of their PhD degree.

The UGC will provide financial support to Sri Lankan candidates from Sri Lankan University System who meet UGC and QUT eligibility requirements to cover expenses while they attend and undertake research at QUT for one year. This support includes a living allowance, Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) and associated incidental costs as required as per the UGC guidelines. Maximum Grant limit is Rs. 3.5 Mn per candidate for 03 Years. (Airfare will not be covered by UGC.)

QUT will provide a full tuition fee sponsorship (valued at approximately AUD100, 000) for the duration of the PhD candidature (up to three years).

QUT’s PhD application process is outlined on the QUT - How to apply (https://www.qut.edu.au/research/study-with-us/how-to-apply) webpage. There are six steps with UGC applicants to submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) applications to QUT by 28 February 2022.

The application process involves following three successive stages:

  • Registration at an appropriate local university as a doctoral student in line with the requirements of the doctoral programme, i.e. Joint or split, and identification of a research active co-supervisor. Prior registration as a doctoral student at a suitable local university is a pre-requisite to apply for support from the UGC and QUT.
  • Application for partial funding from UGC (Maximum up to Rs. 3.5 million), if required.
  • Submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) application to QUT by 28 February 2022. (Please send a Copy to UGC along with your Application for UGC – QUT Joint/Split PhD Scholarships programme 2022).

Please find following documents as attached.

  • Brochure on Collaborative Cohort PhDs at QUT
  • Guidelines for UGC Postgraduate Grant Schemes
  • Application for UGC – QUT Joint/Split PhD Scholarships programme 2022
  • Project Proposal

Applicants should follow the Guidelines for UGC Postgraduate Grant Schemes and submit their duly filled application along with the Project Proposal, work plan & Expression of Interest (EOI) application to the Vice Chairman, University Grants Commission, No 20, Ward Place, Colombo 07 through proper Channel. Please email advanced copies of said documents to [email protected] .

Closing Date of Application for UGC – QUT Joint/Split PhD Scholarships programme 2022 is 25th February 2022 .

Successful candidates should enter into an Agreement and sign a Surety bond with the Higher Education institution which he/she is employed.

QUT Individual Student Agreement (Part B) Joint/Split PhD programs are collaborative and involve supervision and project support from the Sri Lankan partner university, therefore it is requisite to ensure that this support is available before QUT finalizes the QUT admission application. Therefore QUT needs the Agreement to be completed and signed by all parties before QUT can issue an unconditional QUT PhD admission offer to successful applicants. Therefore, once an applicant has identified suitable QUT and Sri Lankan supervisors, please complete and sign the Part B Individual Student Agreement and submit this to [email protected] for QUT approval.

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    Contact us. If you have questions about the best options for you, the application process, your research topic, finding a supervisor or anything else, get in touch with us today. Send email. +61 7 3138 7200. A PhD is your opportunity to contribute new and exciting knowledge to your field.

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    How to apply. You can apply for a research degree via our online application form. First you'll need to: complete your research proposal. Then you can submit your expression of interest (EOI) via the online form. If successful, you'll receive an invitation to submit your final application. It usually takes between 6 to 8 weeks from submitting ...

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    QUT double degree students - the GPA for the relevant component single degree will be used (eg if completed a business/law double degree and applying for business honours your GPA for the business degree will be used) ... It usually takes us about two weeks to process your application for graduate certificates, graduate diplomas and masters ...

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    You can start your application for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Master of Philosophy or Professional Doctorate by submitting an Expression of Interest online. The step-by-step process is located on the QUT - How to apply website. Updated 21/07/2023 08.07 AM.

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    Applying. We want to make your applying process as smooth as possible. Depending on your educational background, your applying process will be slightly different. Make sure you read all the applying information that's relevant for you. Home. Study. Applying.

  7. PDF Higher Doctorate Guidelines

    1.2 Application process . 1.2.1 A request for admission shall be made in writing to the Dean of Research and Research Training and will normally be in the form of a letter with attachments. 1.2.2 The applicant must submit the following documents as part of the admission process: I. Letter for admission indicating the intended faculty; and II.

  8. PDF Admission criteria into the Doctor of Philosophy (IF49)

    To gain admission into the PhD a potential research student shall normally hold from a recognised institution: Criteria 1. A completed Australian Bachelor first class or second class Division A honours degree1 or equivalent2; OR. Criteria 2.

  9. PDF QUT Higher Degree by Research Course Regulations

    The higher research degree award titles offered by QUT are: • Master of Philosophy or Master of Philosophy (major study area) • Doctor of Philosophy • Doctor of Education • Doctor of Creative Industries. 3.0 Definitions. Applicant.

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    We recommend that you discuss your research interests with your proposed supervisor early in the application process. ... The e-Grad School (Australia) is a virtual graduate school managed by QUT which supports the development of generic professional skills in Higher Degree Research (PhD and Masters by Research) students during their research ...

  11. Welcome to the QUT Application Portal

    You can use this application portal to apply for study at QUT if you are: Considering Higher Degree Research studies (Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy, or a professional doctorate) An international applicant wanting to study a bachelor degree or undertake some postgraduate studies including pathway programs (English, Foundation, Diploma)

  12. PDF PhD Confirmation of Candidature Guidelines

    The process requires candidates to submit a 30-50 page report to a Panel for review and then verbally present key elements of this to the Panel at a session open to a broader audience. The Panel then provides written . and oral feedback to the candidate and makes a recommendation to the faculty and University on the progress of candidature.

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    How do I apply for admission as an international student? There are different processes: For year 12 students currently studying in Australia, refer to the International students studying Australian Year 12 curriculum page. For all other international applicants, refer to the International applying page. Updated 29/04/2023 06.45 AM.

  14. PDF Thesis Examination Process Guidelines

    Doctoral Candidates require two examiners external to QUT. Masters candidates require one examiner external to QUT and one nominee from QUT's academic staff. Examiners must have demonstrable and substantial publications and research experience in the area under investigation, have the same level of qualification as that being examined (eg. PhD

  15. 2021 PhD and scholarship application information!

    2021 PhD and scholarship application information! Aug 19 2020 By Merryn Ballantyne. QUT's annual PhD application and scholarship round is now open! Submit your CV here to start the process. The QUT Centre for Robotics (QCR) provides an innovative, supportive and fun research training environment, where Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students ...

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  17. Higher Degree Research Candidates Policy / Document / MOPP

    Section 1 - Purpose (1) The purpose of this Policy is to outline the governance and degree progression of QUT Higher Degrees by Research and the expectations of higher degrees by research candidates. Top of Page Section 2 - Application (2) This Policy applies to candidates admitted to postgraduate research courses which are also referred to as higher degree research (HDR) courses and should be ...

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  19. QUT

    To obtain an Individual Student Agreement (Part B) please email [email protected]. Note: International Partner Agreements are established agreements between QUT and an overseas university or institution for applicants applying for Joint, split, double and other higher degree research awards (link only accessible to QUT staff).

  20. QUT PhD Application Process (as I experienced it) : r/QUTreddit

    15. Began acceptance proceedings - filling in various forms for the uni to be onboarded etc. 16. After about one week of back and forth, got everything sorted and commenced two weeks after this (just because I was looking to start as soon as possible)

  21. PhD

    Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is a highly successful Australian university with an applied emphasis in courses and research. Based in Brisbane with a global outlook, it has 40,000 students, including 6000 from overseas, and an annual budget of more than AU$500 million. Courses are in high demand and its graduate employment rate is ...

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  23. Research Grants Documents

    Joint/Split PhD programs are collaborative and involve supervision and project support from the Sri Lankan partner university, therefore it is requisite to ensure that this support is available before QUT finalizes the QUT admission application. Therefore QUT needs the Agreement to be completed and signed by all parties before QUT can issue an ...