The UNSW Business School welcomes applications from students who would like to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in the Business School.
All applicants must apply online for entry into a UNSW Business School PhD or MPhil program. However, there are a number of steps you must undertake first. Any questions please contact Business School Research Office (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The minimum academic entry requirement for the PhD is:
The minimum academic entry requirement for the MPhil is:
* The notion of a relevant discipline can be interpreted broadly. The table below lists the types of non-business disciplinary backgrounds which may be suitable for admission to the UNSW Business School PhD program. This list is not exhaustive and interested applicants with backgrounds other than those listed may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
All applicants, whether domestic or international (for admission into any UNSW program), who do not have an assessable qualification undertaken and assessed in English, must provide evidence prior to enrolment that their English language ability meets the minimum requirements for admission.
You will need to match your area of interest to one of our streams. Please visit the stream pages to get more information about our research and to view our academic staff and research students' profiles.
Please do not contact potential supervisors directly. You are not required to contact or secure potential supervisors prior to submitting an application for admission.
All applicants must apply online.
Applicants must provide supporting documentation as part of the online application. Below is a short description of the documents you must submit with your application:
PhD applicants also need to provide:
MPhil applicants also need to provide:
The following documents are also required but can be sent at a later date:
Further documentation specific to your case may be required beyond the above, and we will contact you in the event these are required.
All PhD applicants will be considered for a scholarship at the time of application, provided the Financial Declaration Form is completed. No separate application is required. Scholarship information can be found at Postgraduate Research Scholarships.
All MPhil scholarship applications need to be submitted to the Graduate Research School (GRS) by the advertised closing date. You apply for a scholarship in your online application for admission to the MPhil degree. There are strict deadlines for scholarship applications and no extensions are possible. Scholarship information can be found at Postgraduate Research Scholarships. Please also be aware before you apply that the process is highly competitive and you need to have a 1st class Honours Degree or equivalent qualifications to be considered for a scholarship. Any questions about MPhil scholarship applications should be addressed to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org