PhD & other postgraduate research degrees
UNSW Law offers three research programs.
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
- Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD)
- Masters of Law by Research (LLM by Research)
For more information about studying a research program in Law at UNSW, please visit our Future Students section.
Research Student Scholarships
Sir Anthony Mason PhD Award in Public Law
Postgraduate award of $2,500 for one semester for a UNSW Law Phd student whose candidature has been confirmed, and who is undertaking research in the area of public law.
Read more information about the Sir Anthony Mason PhD Award in Public Law.
Download an application form.
Applications for Semester 1 2017 close on Friday 27 January 2017.
Additional information on local and international postgraduate research scholarship opportunities offered by the University and other organisations is available at the postgraduate research scholarships website.
PhD Excellence Award
UNSW Law is pleased to announce a PhD Excellence Award. The new Award will acknowledge UNSW Law’s top PhD candidates. It will be made to all PhD students who receive two “A’s” from examiners.
The Award date will be made in January/February of the year following completion of the PhD. Successful candidates will receive a letter signed by both the Dean of the Faculty of Law and by the Associate Dean (Research). They will also be invited to attend the Faculty’s Annual Awards Evening usually held in May.