Postgraduate research


Be inspired to think profoundly and develop independent cutting-edge research with a UNSW Business School Postgraduate Research Degree. Our degrees have been designed to equip graduate research students with the rigorous skills required for a successful career in the world’s elite institutions and research centres. With the guidance of world-class academic experts, you’ll make a valuable impact on future research and practices in your chosen field.

  • Year 1

    Eight core and discipline specific courses covering qualitative & quantitative research methods and key research skills plus Research Assistant work

  • Year 2

    Continued specialised coursework & identification of thesis topic

  • Years 3 and 4

    Original research leading to the completion of your thesis

Our Degrees

Our unique Postgraduate Research degrees offer professional development opportunities that will boost your future research career. With full financial support, you'll conduct impactful research from a number of subject areas including Accounting, Marketing, Information Systems and Technology Management and much more.


Scholarships and full tuition waivers for both Australian and international students are available. During your candidature we’ll provide the funding support to present your research in international conferences. 

For more information, contact our Business School Research Office. 

Research Coordinators

Our Postgraduate Research Coordinators are experienced senior members of the academic staff and the central point of contact for research students. We’ll help guide you through your research program, monitoring your progress and answering any questions you might have. 

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