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UOWApplyOnline - Higher Degrees by Research (HDR)

UOWApplyOnline is an easy process designed for you to submit your application from anywhere in the world. You can save your application at any point and come back to complete it later.

In order to submit your application, you will be required to attach supporting documentation, including your certificate of English proficiency (if applicable) and academic qualifications obtained or currently being undertaken.

Following submission of your online application, you will be advised of your student number by email. This will then enable you to check on the status of your application at any time.

There are no costs involved in submitting an online application.

Who can apply?

  • International students
  • Domestic students (an Australian citizen; Australian Permanent Resident; or a New Zealand citizen.)

Please note: Any additional documents can be attached in the "Academic Background" section of your online application.

Special Requirements

Creative Disciplines - School of the Arts, English and Media
Entry into HDR degrees in Creative Disciplines is determined by assessment of an application and research project proposal. Applicants may be asked to provide additional information and/or attend an interview. Please refer to relevant degree in the Course Finder or HDR Application Information page for further information.

Go to Course Finder to search for course details, any additional information required, entry requirements and application closing dates.

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If at any stage you require assistance with your application, contact UOWApplyOnline at Please allow 1 working day for a reply.