PhD & MPhil Research Degrees

The Research School of Population Health (RSPH) academics work within research groups engaged at the leading edge of their respective disciplines.  There is significant expertise across many academic areas and academics take significant pride in supporting research students.

As an RSPH research student, you will have access to the highest quality research training in a stimulating and active research environment. RSPH offers a unique opportunity to interact with internationally renowned researchers to tackle issues of significant national and international significance.

RSPH offers two research programmes.

Doctor of Philosophy

A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is an intensive research degree that normally takes between two and four years of full-time study (or equivalent) to complete. Students submit a thesis of not more than 100,000 words for examination. The thesis must make a contribution to knowledge and relate to the broader framework of the field within which it falls. Students may also be required to undertake some coursework.

Master of Philosophy

A Master of Philosophy (MPhil) normally takes between one and two years of full-time study (or equivalent) and is designed for students who require an advanced research qualification. Students will be required to submit a thesis of not more than 60,000 words for examination, and may be required to undertake some coursework.

How to Apply

For information on admission requirements and how to apply for HDR programs please visit the College website and the ANU Postgraduate Research - Domestic and International Applications website

Financial Information

For information on scholarships for domestic and international students please visit the ANU Scholarships and Support website

For information on fee information or domestic and international students please visit the ANU Fee Information for New Students website

Enquiries and Contact

If you have any questions please contact the HDR co-ordinator at RSPH.hdr.sa@anu.edu.au.

Updated:  24 April 2017/Responsible Officer:  Director/Page Contact:  Executive Support Officer