Applications are submitted through Cairnmillar’s Application Portal. Applicants must have one of the following: 

  1. A four-year (AQF level 8) Bachelors degree with Honours, with a minimum weighted average of 78. 
  2. A Masters (AQF level 9) degree with a minimum weighted average of 78. 
  3. Qualification(s) and professional experience considered to be equivalent. 

Further documentation required in the application: 

  • Most recent academic transcripts. 
  • A current curriculum vitae. 
  • A personal statement of 1-2 pages outlining your reasons for undertaking a PhD. 
  • A research plan of 800-1200 words, proposing a research area and what your study design and research questions would be. 
  • Endorsement from a prospective Cairnmillar supervisor. 
  • Three referee’s contact details. 
  • Proof of residency/citizenship (e.g., passport, birth certificate, or citizenship certificate).