Postgraduate Program

Our award winning higher degree research program has seen >100 national and international students graduate since our inception in 1996. Advance your career by studying with us and deliver impactful research which informs future policy and practice to reduce road trauma.

We offer two pathways to higher degree research: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil).

Why study with us? What disciplines apply? What topics can you study?
  • Dedicated supervisors
  • Support to publish in top-ranking journals
  • Multidisciplinary training
  • Active mentor program with government & industry
  • Commence study at any time
  • Remote study options
  • Both degrees are administered & awarded by QUT
  • Psychology
  • Public health/epidemiology
  • Computer science
  • Engineering
  • Traffic law enforcement
  • Mathematics
  • Connected & Automated vehicles
  • Advanced Driver Assistance technologies
  • Cyclist, pedestrian, motorcyclist, youth & seniors’ safety
  • Micromobility safety
  • Risky driving behaviours
  • Crash & injury prevention
  • Road & rail infrastructure
  • Work-related travel
  • Australia’s First People’s health


Applications for the QUT Annual Research Scholarship round are now closed. Full eligibility details will be available when the 2024 scholarship round opens on the 1 May 2023. The latest scholarship information can be found here.

QUT offers a wide range of scholarships that you can apply for throughout the year – more QUT scholarships.

QUT is committed to preparing students today, for the real world tomorrow – Find out more.

External Programs

How to apply for a QUT scholarship

  1. Ensure you meet QUT course entry requirements
  2. Align your research interests with a CARRS-Q supervisor
  3. Apply online via the QUT Application Portal

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