Coursework degrees

Research degrees

How to apply for a research degree at the Centre for Social Impact Swinburne

We encourage high-quality candidates to apply for research programs with the Centre for Social Impact Swinburne. Our staff currently supervise HDR students completing Doctor of Philosophy (Business), Doctor of Philosophy (Business – Practice-based research) and Master of Business (Research). 

Potential research degree candidates should consider our research priorities to ensure their interests align with existing research themes or projects. Novel research will be considered.

Candidates are strongly encouraged to contact potential supervisors and discuss their research interests before submitting an application.

The following information resources will assist prospective students:

  • Find a supervisor. Use our search function to find a researcher.
  • Apply for a scholarship. Discover the range of scholarship opportunities on offer for postgraduate and research students.

    Each year, the Centre for Social Impact (CSI) awards various scholarships to students. Scholarships are merit-based and awarded to new and continuing students who demonstrate commitment and leadership to better social outcomes in the business, public and/or social purpose sectors.

  • Apply for a PhD. Find out more about the Swinburne application process, download and submit an application.

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