- Graduate Research Academy
- Macquarie University
- Level 2, 16 Wally's Walk NSW 2109
- T: +61 (2) 9850 4741
Have you just submitted your Macquarie Master of Research thesis? Or just received your thesis result? Would you like to progress to PhD?
The information below is specifically for Macquarie University Master of Research candidates completing Year 2, who would like to progress to PhD. If you are not a completing MRes Yr2 candidate, please go to the HDR How to Apply page.
Candidates wishing to be considered for admission are encouraged to lodge their EoI Form (see below) within 3 months of submitting their MRes thesis for examination.
If you are undecided about whether or not to progress to a research degree, you have up to a maximum of 8 months from completing your MRes program to lodge an expression of interest (PART A of the Progression Form) to progress to an HDR program.
If you wish to continue to the PhD, please complete and send the Expression of Interest / Progression Form - Part A (EoI) [PDF 307KB] form to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please include a copy of your research proposal and collate it into one pdf document (so the EoI and your research proposal in one document).
Please use the following format in the subject heading “Your Full Name – SID – MRes Yr2 to PhD EoI”.
The GRA will liaise with the relevant Department to:
Scholarships are considered on a competitive basis and are based on academic merit. Scholarships are for full time, onsite study. They typically include 3 years of tuition fee offset, and a three-year stipend (2023 stipend rate is $32,000 p.a. fixed rate).
If you wish to complete your research program on a part time basis, please note that scholarships for part time enrolment will only be granted in exceptional circumstances; normally where a candidate is unable to study full time due to compelling reasons such as evidence of significant carer responsibilities or a medical condition. A case must be presented to the Scholarship Program Manager of the GRA for consideration.
All research activities carried out by MQ staff or students must be approved in accordance with the MQ COVIDSafe Plan. Please consider the MQ COVIDSafe Plan and the associated guidance from Universities Australia on Principles and Protocols for reducing the risk of transmission of COVID-19 at Universities. Please discuss any concerns you may have with your supervisor and department. Further Information for students is also available on the Macquarie COVID-19 page.