About Research Higher Degrees

Postgraduate research degrees at UQ are known as Research Higher Degrees. There are 2 options:

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

The School of Pharmacy welcomes graduates from diverse backgrounds to its Research Higher Degree programs. Examples of undergraduate studies include:

  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Mathematics
  • Microbiology
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Pharmacology
  • Physiology
  • Social Science

The School of Pharmacy provides opportunities for graduates to develop a variety of skill sets for their future careers. Activities provide students with attributes sought after in careers related to the pharmaceutical industry, biomedical research, government agencies, clinical pharmacy, and academia.  Research higher degree student events provide the opportunity to hear from past graduates about career opportunities after graduation and to further develop professional networks.

  • Pharmacy research higher degree (PhD and MPhil) students can also gain teaching experience while supplementing their income through tutoring and demonstrating to undergraduate students.
  • Students receive funding to present their work at an international conferences and many of our students have completed sections of their research projects in other leading research facilities overseas and/or interstate.
  • A wide variety of scholarships are available to research higher degree students in the School of Pharmacy.

Future students can select from available projects listed on our web site or work with an appropriate advisor on developing a project tailored to their research passion.

Further Information

Research Higher Degrees section

How to Apply

Information on applying for a Research Higher Degree at the School of Pharmacy


Pre-requisites for application for a Research Higher Degree at the School of Pharmacy

Potential Research Projects

View potential research projects offered by the School of Pharmacy

Postgraduate Research Scholarships

View information on scholarships available for postgraduate research at the School of Pharmacy

Travel Opportunities

Travel opportunities for RHD candidates as well as students sharing their own experiences

Contact Us

Contact information for enquiries regarding Research Higher Degrees at the School of Pharmacy

Career Opportunities with a Research Higher Degree

Meet some of our past Research Higher Degree graduates and discover where postgraduate research can take you

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