China scholarships

The China Scholarship Council (CSC) and the University of Tasmania are jointly offering PhD research scholarships to students from the People's Republic of China

Applications for PhD candidature from the following research areas are invited:

  • Oceanography, marine, Antarctic, maritime, fisheries and aquaculture, including associated research in international policy and law.
  • Geosciences including igneous petrology, geochemistry, melt/fluid inclusion research, volcanology, structural geology, tectonics, geophysics, ore petrology and geo-metallurgy.
  • Agricultural research maximising the sustainable economic development of agricultural industries including dairy production, extensive agriculture, perennial horticulture, vegetable production and food safety, and addressing whole-of-industry issues, including biosecurity and climate change.
  • Separation science research encompassing monolithic stationary phases, the development of new hyphenated and multidimensional separations, biomarkers for the Tasmania Devil Facial Tumour Disease, studies on stationary phase selectivity and capacity, retention modelling in ion chromatography and applications.
  • Health and medical research including immunology, epidemiology, dementia and disease prevention.
  • Fine, creative and performing arts, and musical performance and composition.

The University of Tasmania has climbed all three of the highest profile international rankings systems in 2015, confirming its place amongst the best universities in the world.

The world university rankings Times Higher Education positions the University of Tasmania amongst the top 300 universities in the world, and equal tenth of Australia's Top 10 research Universities. The QS World University Rankings places this University at 379 in their list, and we continue our sustained climb up the Academic Ranking of World Universities list, coming in at number 305 this year.