Higher Degree Research in the School of Health

UNE Health has a strong research culture and history of supervising and supporting Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students. The school offers HDR degrees at both the Masters and PhD level, including a Doctor of Philosophy (Clinical Psychology).

Why Choose UNE Health for your HDR?

The School of Health comprises the following disciplines; Nursing, Social Work & Community Services, Counselling & Mental Health, and Health Management.  The School has a strong reputation for its research in a range of areas including Patient Safety and Mental Health across a range of contexts, including:

Strong connections and partnerships with the community, industry and professional bodies, for research in a range of areas including health promotion, indigenous and suicide, health workforce capacity building including supporting clinical supervision and building clinical capacity, and inter-professional education and simulation ensure local, regional and global impact.

PhD or Masters students in the School of Health join a community of over 90 HDR students conducting a broad range of projects across the Faculty of Medicine and Health.

As an HDR student you will play a central role in enhancing UNE’s reputation for research excellence.  The School has a strong culture of engagement, in which HDR students regularly co-author papers and explore external funding opportunities with their supervisors.

For more information about Higher Degree Research at UNE

For more information about Higher Degree Research in the School of Health, please contact:

Professor Kim Usher
Phone: +61 2 6773 3666
Email: kusher@une.edu.au

How do I enrol?

Potential HDR students looking to study at UNE in the Faculty of Medicine and Health should email their initial request to the Faculty Research Office:  hdr-mh@une.edu.au

Available Higher Degree Research (HDR) programs in Health: