PhD graduates from the Australian National University are valued by a range of employers for their demonstrated creativity, innovation, independence, research and problem-solving abilities, and organisational skills. A PhD in Earth Sciences can lead to a whole new world of opportunities. For example, you may

  • become an educator or science communicator;
  • become a scientist in a university, industry or government research organisation;
  • help understand the environmental challenges facing modern society and participate in development of solutions;
  • gain access to a wide range of careers, not just in academic research.

During your PhD studies at Research School of Earth Sciences , you may undertake field work in interesting and remote parts of the world, use and help develop cutting edge analytical and experimental equipment and techniques, and attend and present the findings of your original research at an international conference.