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UCL Launches New MSc Programme on Global Management of Natural Resources

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UCL Australia Graduation 2015

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Santos Scholarship 2016

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UCL Australia
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Adelaide, South Australia, 5000

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Research at UCL Australia

UCL School of Energy and Resources

Research in the School of Energy and Resources focuses on both the upstream and downstream development of energy and resources, covering a wide range of disciplines - from engineering and economics to environmental science and law. 

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Mullard Space Science Laboratory

The Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL) is a world-leading research organisation delivering a broad science programme that is underpinned by a strong capability in space science instrumentation, space-domain engineering, space medicine, systems engineering and project management.

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International Energy Policy Institute

The International Energy Policy Institute (IEPI) was created to address key policy issues in the mineral, energy and resources industries through intensive and innovative research.

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2014 Annual Report

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Read about all departmental research in the 2014 Annual Report.

Scholarships and Finance

Internal scholarships

UCL Australia offers scholarships in partnership with industry to attract highly motivated and talented students to our world-class postgraduate programmes.
International students can apply to study at UCL Australia with funding support through the following scholarship programmes.

BHP Billiton PhD Scholarships 

The 2015 scholarship round is now closed, the 2016 round will be announced in August 2015.

For more information view the PhD Scholarship Regulations.

Additional UCL scholarships

UCL Australia applicants are also welcome to apply for other UCL scholarships if they meet the eligibility criteria. It is important to consider applying early, as the timetable for application to, and award of, UCL scholarships is linked to the academic year in the northern hemisphere. More information.

External scholarships

International Bar Association scholarships

The IBA Section on Energy, Environment, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law (SEERIL), together with its Academic Advisory Group (AAG), accept applications from students requiring funding for advanced studies or research in the fields of energy and natural resources law.

The scholarships scheme is open to students at any institution where at least one member of the faculty is an IBA/SEERIL member (this presently applies to UCL Australia). More information.  

Australia Awards Scholarships

The Commonwealth Government of Australia provides funding for a number of scholarships aimed at strengthening human resource capacity in Australia's partner countries. The Australia Awards Scholarships (formerly known as Australian

Development Scholarships) program aims to contribute to the long-term development needs of Australia's partner countries and promote growth and stability. The scholarships provide opportunities for people from developing countries to undertake full-time undergraduate or postgraduate study in Australia. Up to 1000 Australia Awards Scholarships are awarded equally between men and women each year across 31 countries.

Depending on the participating country and its priority areas, scholarships may be available for UCL Australia’s Master’s and/or PhD programmes.
Australia Awards Scholarships include full tuition, return economy airfares, a stipend for living expenses and basic medical insurance. Find out more about the scholarships and who is eligible for these awards.

Australia Awards Fellowships

The Australia Awards Fellowship provides scholarships with the view to developing leadership, building partnerships and links and addressing priority issues in the Asia-Pacific region. The programme has been specifically set up to attract current and future leaders from the region. 

For Master’s and PhD applicants, these awards include return economy airfares, an annual stipend, an establishment allowance, an annual study enrichment allowance and leadership training, up to a maximum of AUD$35,000. The full cost of tuition is also covered.

Applicants must include a letter of offer of admission from UCL Australia in their application.

Specific information, including the application process, is available from the Australia Awards website.

Endeavour Postgraduate Awards

The Australian Government’s internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship programme, the Endeavour Postgraduate Awards, provides opportunities for citizens of the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Europe and Americas to undertake postgraduate study, research and professional development in Australia. Awards are also available for Australians to undertake postgraduate study, research and professional development overseas.

Further information, including eligibility criteria and application procedures.