Managing your higher degree by research

If you are a higher degree by research (HDR) student, read on for information about Curtin’s supports for HDR students, HDR milestones, making changes to your course and thesis preparation and submission.


Information and forms for assisting you to successfully complete your milestones.

While you study

Essential information for HDR students about facilities, reporting, supervisors, travel and more.

Preparing and submitting your thesis

Information about thesis preparation, submission and examination. This section contains information about preparing a thesis by publication and publication attribution requirements.

Collaborative/joint HDR students

Information for students enrolled in a collaborative or joint HDR program.

Master of Research

A unique HDR program at Curtin.


Information about scholarships for current HDR students.

Forms and information sheets

Quickly find the forms you need here.

Contacts and help

Information about who to contact, when and how.

Faculty-specific information

Each faculty has specific information for their HDR students, find out what you need to know about your faculty.

Resources and development

How you can develop your research profile through publications, conferences and media.

Research training and courses

Information about various training opportunities, internships and courses for HDR students.

Research ethics and safety

If your research involves humans, animals, the collection or use of confidential information, potentially dangerous equipment or substances, or research with other ethical implications, you must follow Curtin’s ethical and safety requirements.