Embark on a transformative journey of intellectual exploration and professional growth with postgraduate and undergraduate research degrees at the UNSW Business School. Our world-leading research community will help turn your passion into a career with all the tools, knowledge and student experiences needed to make a lasting impact.

Ready to contribute to how we understand critical issues in business and the wider economy? UNSW Business School is internationally recognised for world-class research, and our research degrees will allow you to be immersed in a world of discovery and innovation in your chosen field.

Postgraduate research opportunities 

As a PhD student in the UNSW Business School Doctoral Program, you’ll be challenged to develop pioneering research that makes an impact. Our programs are carefully crafted to nurture your curiosity and thirst for knowledge. You’ll be equipped with rigorous skills and propelled into the exciting world of academia.

At UNSW Business School, we understand that the pursuit of knowledge extends beyond the classroom. Our postgraduate research opportunities will help you tackle complex issues in business and economics, contributing to the advancement of human understanding.

Dive into the world of research through our Doctoral Program, where you will be challenged to answer profound questions and develop independent, cutting-edge research. Guided by world-class academic experts, you’ll have the chance to leave a meaningful imprint on future research in your chosen field. Our Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degrees are a platform for personal and professional growth. So whether you want to gain a business master’s, business PhD or anything in between, we can provide you with skills indispensable for a successful research career.

Our subject areas include Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, and Information Systems and Technology Management, among others, so you will have no trouble finding a research path that resonates with your interests.

Undergraduate research opportunities

Our dedication to nurturing excellence in student business research isn’t confined to postgraduate studies. From the outset of your academic journey, UNSW Business School invites you to participate in various undergraduate research opportunities. You’ll start your research career with cutting-edge undergraduate training surrounded by other high-achieving research students, setting the stage for a long career in the business world.

We believe that foundational research skills are paramount. That’s why our world-class honours degrees, provided across diverse disciplines, lay the groundwork for building these vital skills. Designed to foster a culture of intellectual curiosity alongside business research mentors, these programs will give you the tools to overcome complex challenges, analyse data and think more critically.

Whether you’re a current UNSW student or are currently studying elsewhere, our undergraduate research opportunities are open to all who seek to learn business research skills in a transformative environment. By providing students with a diverse and collaborative environment, we foster a culture where innovative thinking and intellectual growth are rewarded. The challenges you embrace and the knowledge you acquire during your undergraduate research will not only shape your academic identity but empower you to emerge as a future leader in the business landscape.

Postgraduate research scholarships 

Supporting our emerging researchers is at the heart of our mission at UNSW Business School. As part of our commitment to academic excellence, we understand that financial barriers should never hamper the pursuit of knowledge. UNSW Business School takes pride in offering some of the most generous tax-exempt scholarships to postgraduate research students in Australia, available to outstanding domestic and international scholars because we recognise that exceptional talent knows no geographic boundaries.

By relieving students from financial burdens, our scholarships are a gateway to unlocking your research potential. Focusing on your research pursuits and pushing the boundaries of knowledge should be your primary concern. The financial support we provide is not just a token gesture – it’s part of our commitment to nurturing talent and fostering an environment of academic exploration.

These scholarships are not just about financial assistance. They represent an investment in your academic future. The confidence we place in your potential reflects our belief in your ability to make a lasting impact on the world of business and economics. As a recipient of our postgraduate research scholarships, you become part of a community that values your aspirations and celebrates your future achievements.

With financial burdens lifted, you are free to delve into the heart of research, immerse yourself in innovative ideas and contribute to the advancement of knowledge.

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Our researchers

Meet our research subject experts and familiarise yourself with our research supervisors.

Showcasing our research

We showcase the high calibre of our student research projects to industry, government and academia at a number of events each year.