The University is renowned for its HDR graduates. Many graduates have gone on to academic positions in Australia and overseas, and the University has a success rate of more than 80% and a completion rate well above the national average.
The School of Graduate Research (SGR) fosters a high-quality learning environment for higher degree by research (HDR) students and their supervisors from pre-admission information through to post-candidature guidance and networking.
All higher degree by research students and their supervisors become members of the School of Graduate Research. Members are entitled to a range of programs to support their successful completion, including an orientation program, annual Research Conference, HREC training, Thesis Boot Camp, and Research Methodologies.
Research students have access to extensive library resources and to supervision by some of Australia’s best theologians.
The University of Divinity offers four higher degrees by research:
Applications and Admission
Applications for HDRs are considered twice per year. Consult the information in the pages below for detailed guidance on how to apply for admission into a research degree, and how to prepare your research proposal.
Apply for admission into a research degree
About the Higher Degree by Research program