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Why study for your graduate research degree at La Trobe?

Make a real-world impact with a research degree at La Trobe University. Choose the Master's degree, PhD or other doctorate to suit your specialisation.

Which graduate research degree is right for you?

Master's by research, Professional Doctorate or PhD. Find out more about the types of graduate research degrees we offer.

What are the costs and what scholarships are available?

Learn about the fees for graduate research and which scholarships are available.

How to apply for a graduate research degree

Follow these steps to apply for a graduate research degree.


Contact the Graduate Research School about studying for a graduate research degree.