What is the main benefit of completing a higher degree by research?

Besides allowing you to push the frontiers of your field through new and exciting research, HDR degrees like the PhD are globally recognised qualifications that can open many doors for you in fields other than academia.
The research training and skills you obtain through a PhD are highly valued in Australia and internationally by employers in the private sector, government, not-for-profit and academic fields.

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