Join a research team where your research work will support new medical innovations and discoveries that make a difference in creating a better future in healthcare. As a postgraduate research candidate at UNSW Medicine & Health, you’ll learn alongside globally recognised researchers and clinicians at our advanced research and teaching facilities within an engaging research culture.

Study postgraduate research

Explore our research themes

UNSW Medicine & Health researchers are translating research into breakthrough cures in some of the most critical areas of medicine, including cancer, neuroscience, mental health, addiction, infectious disease, immunity and inflammation, cardiac, metabolic and vascular medicine, and health sciences. Explore our research themes to discover where you can focus your postgraduate research.

Supervision during your postgraduate research

As a postgraduate candidate at UNSW Medicine & Health, you’ll benefit from the guidance and supervision of globally recognised researchers. All UNSW Medicine & Health postgraduate supervisors follow supervision practices, UNSW policies, procedures and all relevant resources. New supervisors at UNSW must undertake the Essentials of Supervision training and pass the associated assessment before they’re eligible to become a primary supervisor and lead a supervisory team at a postgraduate level. 

Our postgraduate research team of experienced academic staff can offer advice and guidance on our postgraduate courses and research. If you have any queries about your program or studying with us, we'd love to hear from you.