Expression of Interest
Higher Degree Research Program
Thank you for your interest in undertaking a research degree at Alphacrucis College.
HDR applicants must complete this form prior to submitting a formal Application to the College.
The HDR Program Director will receive a copy of this Expression of Interest Form and evaluate your academic background and research intentions based on the information provided. Once your form has been reviewed, you will be contacted for an interview to assess the suitability of your candidature.
If you have any questions while filling out the form, please email

Personal Details

Have you previously studied at Alphacrucis College? *
Are you currently, or have you previously been, enrolled in an HDR program at another institution? *
Are you intending, or have already begun, to enrol in HDR program at another institution? *

Academic Qualifications

Please complete the following fields detailing the Highest Qualification you have achieved.
Have you completed a research thesis of 12,000 words or more? * 🛈

Research Intentions

Please select the Faculty best aligned with your intended area of research: *
Please select the award you wish to undertake: *
How do you intend to study (please select on one option)? *
When would you like to commence? *
Nominated Principal Supervisor
Have you discussed your intentions to study with your nominated supervisor? *
Thesis Proposal
This proposal should be no more than 700 words.

Your initial research proposal should be viewed as a starting point or work in progress. In your first year of candidature, your research proposal will be refined in preparation for Confirmation of Candidature.
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Do you have any relevant peer reviewed publications? *


All HDR applicants must provide confidential Academic Referee Reports from two (2) academics who are familiar with their studies and research potential.
You should send the HDR Confidential Academic Referee Report to two academic referees, who must return the completed form via email directly to the HDR Office at

Studying at AC

Is English your first language? *
Have you completed an IELTS or TOEFL test? *
If you are a domestic candidate, do you intend to apply for FEE-Help? *
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Submitting your Expression of Interest

Once your Expression of Interest Form has been submitted, the HDR Program Director will contact you regarding an interview.
If successful, you will be invited to submit a formal Application to the College for approved entry into the HDR Program at Alphacrucis.
HDR candidates are invited to attend an online HDR Induction Seminar, which is held over three days.
Should you require any further information please don't hesitate contact us at
Privacy Statement
The information collected on this form is for the primary purpose of evaluating your interest and suitability for the HDR Program at Alphacrucis. Failure to provide all of the relevant information may delay the evaluation process, since the necessary fields are required to properly assess your interest and suitability.
In submitting this Expression of Interest form and any/all included attachments, you are giving consent for this information to be reviewed and stored within the HDR Program Registry at Alphacrucis College.