Educating the next generation of experimental and theoretical researchers

Our collaborative, innovative and dynamic research environment makes it the ideal learning platform for honours and post-graduate students.

Studying with us, you’ll gain access to our state-of-the-art facilities and have the opportunity to work alongside some of Australia’s leading research scientists.

EXPLORE OUR WORLD-CLASS RESEARCH

See if our research aligns with your interests. Learn more about our unique research themes and projects that are delivering remarkable breakthroughs in quantum science. You may also email our staff directly to discuss research projects and candidate supervision.

Our research

Honours Research

Undergraduate students who have completed their degree, met the entry requirements for honours, and have discussed project possibilities with our staff, are invited to enrol within the School of Natural Sciences. The closing date for enrolment is the last business day in October, to commence study the following year.

Higher Degree Research Opportunities

Our researchers are leaders in their fields - check our research groups to find out about our members' research interests, and our Research Students and Projects page to see what current students are doing. Check you meet the entry requirements and then contact us to discuss research opportunities.

Scholarships are available on a competitive basis and all domestic (Australian) students who are awarded an RTP Scholarship will also receive $5,000 p.a. for 3 years (subject to milestones) from the Centre.

Research student entry requirements

Academic entry requirements

An applicant for admission as a PhD student must hold:

  • a bachelor degree with first-class honours or second-class honours (Division A) or a masters degree, incorporating a significant research component (eg half an academic year), from a recognised institution; or
  • a record of research (eg publications in refereed journals); or
  • a qualification granted by a professional or other body deemed by the Dean, Griffith Graduate Research School, to be of a standard comparable to a bachelor degree with second-class honours (Division A).

An applicant for admission as an MPhil student must hold:

  • a bachelor degree with first-class honours, second-class honours (Division A or Division B) or a masters degree, incorporating a significant research component (eg half an academic year), from a recognised institution; or
  • a record of research (eg publications in refereed journals), or a qualification granted by a professional or other body deemed by the Dean, Griffith Graduate Research School, to be of a standard comparable to a bachelor degree with second-class honours (Division B).

English language entry requirements

All research candidate applicants are expected to have reached an appropriate level of proficiency in English. International applicants must provide documentary evidence of their English language proficiency (ELP). Section 7.5 of the Higher Degree Research Policy gives full details.

Scholarships

Research student scholarships can cover tuition fees, living allowances and publication assistance

How to apply

Once you have the agreement of a Centre for Quantum Dynamics staff member to supervise your degree, and you meet the entry requirements, you can apply online through Griffith Graduate Research School. The online service includes application for admission to the research degree and application for scholarships. If you have trouble applying online, help is available.

Griffith Graduate Research School

More information

To learn more about our student opportunities, get in touch