Make an original contribution to human knowledge, research and development with a postgraduate research degree.
The major component of a research program is a substantial written work known as a thesis, which investigates a particular subject or issue.
Our PhD and MPhil students undertake research projects on topics ranging from the survival of threatened bird communities in box-gum grassy woodlands to long-term management techniques to reduce elephant crop-raiding in Kenya.
ANU is ranked 1st in Australia and in the top 20 worldwide for Geography, Agriculture and Forestry, and in the top 25 universities globally for Environmental Science (QS World Rankings by Subject 2018).
As a research student in the Fenner School, you will work with increased independence, under the guidance of a supervisory panel of academic staff.
You’ll be welcomed into our diverse community of scholars, have the opportunity to interact with world leading researchers and gain access to specialised field studies equipment and survey/experimental design and analysis advice.
Choose your degree
The Fenner School of Environment and Society offers these graduate research degrees: