Graduate Research

We have an excellent international reputation in research with an ongoing program to keep our facilities at world standard and our efforts focused.

Graduate Students

The School of Chemistry is located at the University of Melbourne's main campus and Bio21 at Parkville in Victoria, Australia. There are 27 continuing teaching and research staff and over 50 research only staff, supported by technical and administrative personnel. The School has in excess of 150 higher degree research students, an excellent international reputation in research and an outstanding record of achievement in attracting external research funding.

Interested in Research Higher Degree?

It is important to make contact with academics in the research groups which best represent your area of interest, as acceptance into a graduate program depends on available supervision and ultimately, on an agreed research topic with your supervisor. Further information about the research currently being undertaken in the School of Chemistry, as well as the School's research facilities, is available.

Graduate courses

Click below for more information on our graduate courses, including how to apply.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Master of Philosophy (MPhil)

Master of Science (Chemistry)

Student services and Activities

Chemistry Postgraduate Society (CPS)

Find out more about the Melbourne University Chemical Society, first established in 1903.

The University of Melbourne has everything on campus to make your time as a student an enjoyable one. There are a variety of services, clubs and associations available and a complete guide to University students services is available.

General enquiries

Any general inquiries from graduates interested in undertaking graduate study are welcome and can be made to:

Ms Andrea Oliver

- (+61 3) 9035 3573
Fax - (+61 3) 9347 5180
- Chemistry-RHDAdmin@unimelb.edu.au

There are various services available for graduate students, as well as societies and associations you can join.