How to apply - Postgraduate research degrees

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Postgraduate Research

There are two stages to be completed prior to applying for a Postgraduate Research degree:

1. Expression of Interest form to find a suitable advisor:

2. Preliminary Project Proposal form which must be signed by your proposed advisor. If approved, complete the postgraduate research application form on the JCU website and attach your current Resume/Curriculum Vitae, and two Academic Referee’s Report for Research Candidature forms. Note: the referee report also applies for a JCU scholarship.

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