Postgraduate Degree Information

Notre Dame offers a range of postgraduate research degrees across the many disciplines and professions offered by the University on the Fremantle and Broome in Western Australia, and the Sydney campus in New South Wales.

Research Degree Types

Research degrees at both the Doctoral and Master’s level are offered by Notre Dame and are supervised by academic staff with research expertise. Research degrees may be undertaken either full-time or part-time.  Those who are seeking advice on research degrees at either the Master's or Doctoral level can get further information by accessing the Notre Dame Program Guide (postgraduateinternational), the University’s Research Degree Regulations or by contacting the relevant School or the Research Office.

(Full time; yrs)
Master of Philosophy Fremantle & Broome / Sydney1.5
Master of Medicine/Surgery Sydney 1.5
Master by Research Fremantle & Broome /  Sydney2
Master of Arts; Master of Business; Master of Education; Master of Laws; Master of Nursing (Research); Master of Science (Medicine); Master of Theology 2
Master of Health Sciences; Master of Science (Arts & Sciences); Master of Science (Physiotherapy) – Fremantle & Broome only 2
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Fremantle & Broome / Sydney 
Professional Doctorate Fremantle & Broome / Sydney3

Non-research postgraduate degree programs, thus programs other than Higher Degree by Research (HDR) programs, are also available on Notre Dame’s Fremantle and Sydney campus.