Higher Degree Research Statistics

UNE offers a range of postgraduate research options.

Student satisfaction

Five stars awarded by the Good Universities Guide — for the past 10 years, consistently.


  • Overall satisfaction
  • Success in getting a job


  • Graduate starting salary
  • Teaching quality

PhDs and Doctorates

  • Doctor of Education
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Innovation)
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Creative Practice)

Masters by Research

  • Master of Education (Research)
  • Master of Environmental Science (Research)
  • Master of Laws (Research)
  • Master of Philosophy
  • Master of Rural Science
  • Master of Science

How would you transform your industry?

The Doctor of Philosophy (Innovation) is a unique Postgraduate Research Degree that focuses on the innovation process in the workplace.

Instead of writing a traditional doctoral thesis, candidates develop an innovation portfolio that is specifically designed to solve a real-world problem in their industry.

The result of this research can include the creation of a new process, paradigm, product or service or the new positioning of an existing product or service.

Find out more about HDR at UNE.

2014–16 General statistics