Your research project

Your postgraduate research starts with two things: a topic you're inspired by and a supervisor to support you throughout your research journey.


Before you apply for a postgraduate research project at Murdoch University, you'll need to choose your research topic and write a research proposal. For the best chance of being accepted, you should also find and nominate a potential supervisor.

Explore our useful tips to help you decide on your research topic and find a supervisor.

How to choose a research topic

You'll be investing a lot of time and effort into your research, so it's important that your topic inspires you and will keep you motivated throughout your research journey.

How to choose a research topic

How to find a supervisor

Your choice of supervisor is one of the most important decisions you will make as a research candidate. We recommend that you speak to a potential supervisor at Murdoch University before you apply for your research degree.

How to find a supervisor

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