Postgraduate research

Discover information for all postgraduate researchers including resources, guides and key requirements.

Spiral staircase

Postgraduate research students play an important and valued role in our school. Find out more about our postgraduate student community below.

Information for new students

We look forward to you joining our postgraduate research community. Find helpful information on postgraduate research services, scholarship opportunities, seminars and postgraduate activities all in the one place.

Current research students

View our list of current postgraduate research students and their research areas in the School of Mathematics and Statistics.


Our resources will assist you in writing and publishing mathematical papers.

Postgraduate events

Our postgraduate events are held throughout the year and include social events, seminars, career development and conferences. Find out more and get involved in our postgraduate community.

Postgraduate student awards and accolades

We are proud of our postgraduate students and their achievements. Annual prizes are awarded at the Postgraduate Conference. Many of our students go on to publish in top international journals. View our recent awards.

Information about research theses

The rules governing thesis content, language and word limits are contained in the UNSW Postgraduate Research Handbook. Find out about key requirements, research supervisors, UNSW policies and much more.

Postgraduate research

Each August, the school showcases its achievements in research through the postgraduate conference. All postgraduate students are invited to present their research and practice research communication skills.


Past research students

Browse all our past research projects by our graduates at UNSW School of Mathematics and Statistics. Our students are pushing the boundaries of knowledge.

Michael Tallis PhD Research Travel Award

If you’re studying statistics or data science at UNSW, this award will give you the opportunity to support the costs for international travel, promoting collaboration and professional development.

PhD projects

View sample PhD projects offered by the School, potential supervisors and information on PhD events.

Entry requirements

Find information on specific entry requirements for degrees, scholarship applications and self-assessment tools.

Obtaining funding

Explore information on scholarship opportunities, application processes and top-up scholarships from the School of Mathematics and Statistics.

Application & Fees

Access key information on admission to research degrees, scholarship closing dates and tuition fees where applicable.