Postgraduate Program

Our award winning higher degree research program has seen 75+ 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


Jamieson Trauma Institute Partnership

CARRS-Q and Jamieson Trauma Institute share a common focus on the prevention of injury and trauma as a result of road crashes. We work with people and data to address current and emerging issues and trends, with a focus on policy and practice relevant research. This spans multiple disciplines, particularly including epidemiology, engineering, and behavioural and health sciences and services. If you are interested in pursuing study in a PhD, further information on project areas of interest can be viewed here.


Applications for Round 1 of the  QUT Annual Research Scholarship round are now closed. Full eligibility details and the closing date for Round 2 will be announced here in early 2022. 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.

iMOVE Industry PhD program

CARRS-Q research partner iMOVE offers an Industry PhD Program. Talk to us to develop a research proposal.

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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