Joint PhD

UNSW Sydney offers Joint PhD programs with a select group of leading research-intensive universities from around the world through our university partnerships and the Universitas 21 and Group of Eight (Go8) networks.

Candidates who complete a Joint PhD program produce one thesis under the joint supervision of a UNSW supervisor and a collaborating supervisor from an approved partner university. They spend part of their candidature at each university, and are awarded a single doctoral degree that is jointly awarded by the two institutions.

Through a Joint PhD programs, candidates benefit from collaborative supervision that offers exposure to two different academic environments, access to world-class research equipment, technologies, and disciplinary expertise across two institutions.

For an overview of available programs and partner universities, please visit Joint PhD Program.

For information on the application process, please visit How to Apply for a Joint PhD Program.