Choose Deakin and make a difference
There are a multitude of reasons Deakin's the right choice for your research degree.
- Our PhD Xtra program offers you an enhanced learning experience through an individual, flexible learning program, tailored by you
- 89% of our research is rated at or above world-class (Excellence in Research for Australia 2015)
- We're in the top 2% in global rankings (according to all major international university rankings: Times Higher Education, QS and ARWU)
- We're the leader in graduate satisfaction in Victoria for the seventh consecutive year (in the Australian Graduate Survey (2010–15) and 2016 QILT survey)
- Our supervisors are global leaders
- Our broad international research footprint is continually growing.
Become a research degree student
Join the 1700 HDR students in our PHD Xtra program and take advantage of our exceptional facilities, innovative research centres and excellent reputation.