Higher Degree Research

Higher Degree Research in the IIT encompasses a diverse range of topics and disciplines, including basic and applied research addressing contemporary trade issues and informing trade policy discussions.

Teacher and student

IIT offers a research degree: Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD). PhD students from a variety of disciplines, including trade, development studies, economics, business and law, have studied for higher degrees within the IIT. Here they have played a critical role in the development of our rich multidisciplinary research environment.

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Your application

Please contact the Adelaide Graduate Research School (AGRS) at research_degrees@adelaide.edu.au 

Prospective applicants are required to undertake a standardised pre-assessment process prior to completing an application for Admission and/or Scholarship.

Further information about our pre-application process will then be provided; the process includes the nomination of up to 3 potential supervisors that align with your research interests / strengths and the submission of a portfolio of documents that will assist the University in matching you with a supervisor.

Pre-application submissions will be reviewed by the AGRS for completeness, quality and eligibility before being provided to potential supervisors.