Higher Degree Research
Higher Degree Research

As Australia's national law school, the ANU College of Law has an enviable research profile in Australia and abroad. 

Working under the supervision of some of Australia's best known legal minds, higher degree research (HDR) students in the ANU College of Law enjoy a vibrant research culture, and are provided with the support, guidance and opportunity to deeply engage with law, and explore the impact and influence it has in our world.

With particular strengths in a number of key legal areas - including international law, international security law, environmental law, administrative law, constitutional law, and government and regulation - the ANU College of Law offers diverse options for students seeking to undertake higher degree research.

In addition to being supervised by leading scholars - many regarded as among the best in their field - HDR students benefit from the College's considerable international networks and opportunities to work closely with visitors, researchers and academics from some of the world's leading law schools.

ANU Law is a magnet for visiting academics and speakers from around the world, giving you unique access to the best of the global legal fraternity.

In consultation with your supervisor, you can tailor your focus of study and make a significant contribution to research in the field of law with the potential to create positive change in society.