Masters and PhD Study in Road Safety

As part of its Professional Development and Road Safety Studies Program, CARRS-Q delivers QUT-awarded higher degree research at Masters and PhD level in the fields of road safety, crash and injury prevention and traffic and transport improvement. Students can come from a variety of educational backgrounds including psychology, engineering, information technology, public health and medicine.

Higher degree research opportunities are available through CARRS-Q in the School of Psychology and Counselling at Kelvin Grove Campus, QUT, Brisbane.

The programs are relevant to national and international practitioners who have completed a degree, have valuable experience in the workforce, and who are keen to make a significant and original contribution to knowledge in the road safety and injury prevention field.

Our dedicated supervisory team have experience in many sectors for example, engineering, IT, psychology and work with supervisors from other Faculties within QUT such as Optometry, Science and Engineering and IHBI.

PhD Scholarships

The QUT Research Scholarships Linked to another web site page provides information on the annual scholarship round and other QUT scholarships that may be available.

From time to time, CARRS-Q offers a variety of full-time PhD scholarships in various fields of road safety research, in the School of Psychology and Counselling at Kelvin Grove Campus, QUT.

The PhD program is able to be commenced at any time during the year.

CARRS-Q is presently offering four PhD scholarships.

  1. In-car augmented reality applications to engage drivers in the driving task Linked to another web site - Supervisor Ronald Schroeter Linked to another web site.
  2. Electrical injuries in Queensland: Opportunities for intervention Linked to another web site.
  3. Details of the remaining two scholarships will be released shortly.


Masters Scholarships

None currently available, please contact us to express your interest in future scholarships.

International Students

Funding is available for study, research and professional development. Further information on how to apply.


CARRS-Q Research Masters and PhD fact sheet [PDF, 249KB]

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If you have any queries, please contact Ashlea Haddow, Education and International Development Officer by email at or phone +61 (0)7 3138 4592.