Higher Degree by Research - Expression of Interest
Completing and submitting this form is your first step on the path to a research degree in fields such as engineering, mathematics, statistics, physics, astrophysics, computer science and electrical or electronics at The University of Western Australia (UWA).
The information you provide will help us identify a supervisor for your research project, as well as to assess your eligibility for Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidature, and/or your competitiveness for a scholarship.
By requesting to undertake a HDR, you are asking Academic Supervisor(s) and the University to commit a significant amount of time and funds to supporting your research. Scholarship funding is supported by Australian tax payers and the University is obliged to follow Australian government policy with regard to offers of admission and/or scholarship.
A HDR is 100% research and the resultant thesis must be a substantial and original contribution to scholarship, for example through the discovery of knowledge, the formulation of theories or the innovative re-interpretation of known data and established ideas.
When accepting the offer of a place, you are also accepting the conditions governing the HDR candidancy. You may like to visit the UWA Handbook to read the rules.