Research for a PhD in Vision Science can be carried out over a diverse range of areas as reflected by the variety of backgrounds of our current staff and postgraduate students. Areas in which postgraduate students may undertake research include:
pure and applied research and clinical significance,
Applicants shall have been awarded an appropriate Bachelors degree with Honours from the University of New South Wales or an equivalent qualification from another university or tertiary institution at a level acceptable to the Faculty of Science Higher Research Degree Committee. In some cases, the applicant may be required to carry out a qualifying program before being permitted to enrol.
Candidates may be admitted to the PhD program after one years full-time enrolment in a Masters by Research program, with the approval of the Faculty of Science Higher Research Degrees Committee. Candidates may also be permitted to downgrade from a PhD to an MSc, with the approval of the Faulty of Science Postgraduate affairs Committee
If you are considering applying for a PhD at UNSW you will need to make contact with the relevant School or Faculty. This is necessary in order to establish that your research interests and those of the School and Faculty are aligned, and that there is a suitable supervisor for your particular area of research. Prospective students are strongly advised to make contact with potential supervisors before applying for research study at the University.
Please refer to the following web-pages for further information on how to apply, scholarships, thesis preparation and other research related matters:
At UNSW fees are generally charged at course level and therefore dependent upon individual enrolment and other factors such as student's residency status. For generic information on fees and additional expenses of UNSW programs, click on one of the following: