Higher Degree by Research

Undertaking a Higher Degree by Research at the Sustainable Minerals Institute will allow you to develop the professional and personal skills for a successful career in the mineral industry.

Work on independent research projects under advisors who are world leaders in their field.

Have the opportunity to undertake relevant applied research and gain valuable industry experience.

Be encouraged to publish at all stages of your study.

Be part of a diverse and inclusive community.

SMI is committed to training the next generation of industry and community leaders and offers two internationally recognised postgraduate qualification programs, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) degrees.

Throughout their research studies, HDR candidates are strongly connected to industry and stakeholder groups and the importance of collaboration is reinforced. By graduation, HDR candidates are familiar with the unique challenges associated with conducting research in, and applying research outcomes to, the minerals sector.

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