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.
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.
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.