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HDR Application Process

The key to entry in the Faculty of Health (besides meeting entry qualifications) into a Higher Degree by Research (PhD or Masters by Research) program is the support of a Deakin staff member to supervise your research program.  The support of your preferred Supervisor is essential, so you must discuss your research interests/ proposed program with a supervisors prior to applying for candidature. Supervisors in the Faculty of Health will expect you to propose your research topic/question, and to discuss your research topic/question with them.

Information on research degrees, entry pathways, scholarships, and how to apply (online application) can be found at


Faculty of Health Scholarship Closing Dates

  • The Closing Date for domestic applicants seeking a Scholarship is 31 October of the preceding year.
  • The Closing Date for international applicants seeking a Scholarship is 31 July of the preceding year.

Applications for candidature only may apply at any time.

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