How to apply


The joint PhD is a challenging program intended for high quality students, who are able to spend at least 12 months at the partner university, so be sure that this form of graduate research degree is right for you. You should be dedicated to your topic of research and prepared for several years of rewarding but challenging study.

Applying for a research degree is a time-consuming process. You should make sure that you understand all the work that leads up to the submission of the application form.

Please note: Australian applicants should apply through Monash and UK/EU applicants should apply to Warwick. If you are an international applicants outside of these countries you should apply to the University at which you wish to start your course.


If you apply to Monash you should apply for admission and a scholarship, if you do not already have funding for your research degree.


If you apply to Warwick you will be considered for Warwick's Chancellor's or Chancellor's International Scholarships.

There are several key stages in the application process, the final one of which is the application form itself. The following guidelines have been developed by the Student Admissions and Recruitment Teams at the University of Warwick and Monash University.

If you have an enquiry about the application process, please complete the enquiry form.

To find out more about study at each University, visit:

Application process