Our Postgraduate Research programs give you the opportunity to create new knowledge and provide real-world solutions to tomorrow's challenges. As an innovator, your work will benefit the community, governments and industry, both locally and internationally.
We have more than 170 postgraduate research students at UNSW School of Civil and Environmental Engineering; many of whom have presented research findings at global conferences and symposiums.
As a research student, you’re surrounded by supportive peers and passionate academics. You’ll enjoy access to our range of state-of-the-art facilities, including the Water Research Laboratory, as well as resources at industry partners like Ansto. In addition, we have a dedicated postgraduate coordinator whose sole responsibility is to look after you.
Doctor of Philosophy
A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) requires the completion of a piece of research that demonstrates an original contribution to knowledge in your field of study. You’ll acquire special research training and be under the supervision of some of Australia’s leading researchers while producing a thesis.
We offer the following Doctor of Philosophy programs at the school:
Master of Philosophy
A Master of Philosophy (MPhil) requires the completion of a thesis based on an original piece of research. It also includes compulsory coursework and research training relevant to your chosen field of study. It may also provide a pathway to the PhD program.
We offer the following Master of Philosophy programs at the school: