Postgraduate Research

Undertaking a postgraduate research degree at UNSW Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering opens a wealth of career and research opportunities. Conduct groundbreaking research as you work with leading minds to uncover the future of bionics, medical and surgical robots, and cell technology.

Whether you choose to complete a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or a Masters by Research you’re guaranteed to build on your professional skills and research expertise. Explore our diverse study options, extensive research portfolio and connect with research supervisors.

Doctor of Philosophy

Our Doctor of Philosophy program gives you the opportunity to be guided by and work alongside some of the best research minds and academics in Australia. All while polishing your professional skills through career development courses.

We offer the following Doctor of Philosophy degrees at the school:

Master of Philosophy

Follow your passion for research and complete a Master of Philosophy (MPhil). You’ll get the chance to develop and submit a thesis based on an original piece of research, receive research training and complete a coursework component. This pathway is perfect if you’re thinking of pursuing a PhD degree.

We offer the following Master of Philosophy degrees at the school:

Postgraduate research study

Get all the information you’re looking for about your postgraduate research study in one convenient place. Find eligibility requirements, browse scholarships and awards, and see how to apply.

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Our Research 

Explore our rich and diverse fields of research and determine where your interests fit in. Undertake your research study with us and partner with more than 100 industry and government organisations and acclaimed research centres. Our research teams are at the forefront of biosensing, computational modelling and cancer nanotechnology.

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Meet Australia’s leading academics, learn from the best lecturers and get guidance from supervisors who have shaped the field. Simply search our database using a keyword, area of interest, or role and you’ll be connected with the right person to contact.

Be inspired by the possibilities as you enjoy all aspects of student life on offer at UNSW Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering. Join our vibrant student community to expand your social network through our student societies and clubs, or polish your professional skills when you participate in special projects.

We’re proud to celebrate the immense effort our students put in to achieving their academic goals. Whether you’re a current or future, local or international student, we have scholarships, awards and prizes available to suit all circumstances. Explore your degree funding options to find the one for you.

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For general information on postgraduate research, email our school’s support officer.