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Higher degree research

Unlock your potential and shape the future of knowledge!

Higher Degree Research candidates at ANU are mentored by world-leading experts, have access to state-of-the-art research facilities and are part of a supportive community and culture of discovery.  

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Higher degree research programs

Doctor of medicine

The Doctor of Medicine is a specialist research degree. It is available to full-time ANU academic staff who completed the MBBS, MChD, or an equivalent degree, more than five years ago.

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Doctor of Philosophy Clinical Psychology

The Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology) is a four year (full-time) program of coursework, clinical placements (1,000 hours) and a research thesis equivalent to a PhD by research thesis in size and scope.

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Cynthia Turnbull

Elevate your research career with ANU's Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Engage in advanced, independent research across diverse disciplines, develop critical thinking skills, and contribute to groundbreaking discoveries.

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Elevate your research career with ANU's Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Engage in advanced, independent research across diverse disciplines, develop critical thinking skills, and contribute to groundbreaking discoveries.

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20-2-24 Dr Julia Ellyard-00320

Guided by a team of experts in your field, you'll craft original research. Be the architect of change, reshaping the landscape of human knowledge. It's time to make your mark – are you ready to redefine what's possible?

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Students gathered studying 2022

Guided by a team of experts in your field, you'll craft original research. Be the architect of change, reshaping the landscape of human knowledge. It's time to make your mark – are you ready to redefine what's possible?

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Whether you are a current or future ANU student there are various scholarships available to support the cost of your studies. Donors and benefactors, external organisations and the Australian Government fund many of the scholarships we offer.

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Access state-of-the-art research facilities and cutting-edge technologies that are supporting scientific discoveries and advancements. 

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Student stories

Mother-daughter duo fulfilling long-held career dreams

After two successful careers - as a teacher and dietitian - second year medical student, Jeanette Ryan is on the path to realising her dream of…
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How a student prize helped build a pathology workforce in the ACT

The ACT Pathology Year 2 student prize was created with a larger mission in mind.
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Perinatal challenges spark interest in subject for PhD thesis

Dr Elaine dos Santos has just crossed the finish line on her PhD journey. Here's what her research revealed and what she'll be doing next.
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Elevate your research career with ANU's Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Engage in advanced, independent research across diverse disciplines, develop critical thinking skills, and contribute to groundbreaking discoveries.

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Doctor of Philosophy Clinical Psychology

The Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology) is a four year (full-time) program of coursework, clinical placements (1,000 hours) and a research thesis equivalent to a PhD by research thesis in size and scope.

Go to the page
Students gathered studying 2022

Guided by a team of experts in your field, you'll craft original research. Be the architect of change, reshaping the landscape of human knowledge. It's time to make your mark – are you ready to redefine what's possible?

Go to the page
Cynthia Turnbull

Elevate your research career with ANU's Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). Engage in advanced, independent research across diverse disciplines, develop critical thinking skills, and contribute to groundbreaking discoveries.

Go to the page
20-2-24 Dr Julia Ellyard-00320

Guided by a team of experts in your field, you'll craft original research. Be the architect of change, reshaping the landscape of human knowledge. It's time to make your mark – are you ready to redefine what's possible?

Go to the page