The University of Queensland's School of Chemical Engineering is one of Australia’s premier engineering schools, bringing together some of the world’s leading engineering researchers.

The highest priority is placed on strengthening our research expertise, performance, and reputation by attracting and developing quality research staff and students. Research students have access to first-class facilities, strong support from supervisors, and opportunities to gain international experience during their program.

Our strong reputation has enabled us to achieve major grant success and one of the best records for industry collaboration in the country. This success has paved the way for more opportunities for research students to become involved in the exciting research being conducted in the school.

How to apply

Contact the School of Chemical Engineering HDR administration team.

Current students

Guidelines for new and active students can be found in the School of Chemical Engineering HDR Student Handbook (PDF, 464.3 KB).


At UQ, all PhD and MPhil students progress through a 'milestone' system that monitors candidature progression and development. The three milestones are:

Visit the UQ Graduate School website for more information.