Ph.D. On Campus Online


Monash University

36 months
34700 AUD/year
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By undertaking your graduate studies at the Arts program at Monash University, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the world’s most inspiring and distinguished researchers and be part of our stimulating, supportive and professional research environment. 

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Monash Arts is renowned for its innovative, engaging and high quality research in humanities, social sciences, languages and performing arts. By engaging with different cultural environments and communities around Australia and the world, we make deep connections that empower us to respond to the most pressing issues faced by society today.

The programme 

At the core of the PhD Arts program at Monash University  is an extensive, independent research project supported by at least two expert academic supervisors from a wide range of areas. Your written thesis will be enhanced by a series of professional development activities or coursework units that provide you with the skills to make an impact in academia, industry, government or the wider community. Your overall study will make a valuable contribution to the current body of knowledge on your chosen topic.

Programme Structure

This course consists of:

  • a research and thesis component or a practice-based research project and exegesis component
  • professional development as part of the Monash Doctoral Program
  • a Graduate Research Industry Partnership, depending on the program. 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Deadline: Applications for this course can be accepted at anytime.


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Course Code: 037831M 
  • All applicants must be able to demonstrate a capacity to carry out independent research and have adequate training and ability to pursue the proposed course of study.
  • a bachelor's degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant field, and which normally includes a research component in the fourth year, leading to an  honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
  • a course leading to a level rated by the relevant department, faculty and committee as equivalent to an honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
  • a master's degree that entails work, normally including a significant research component, including at least 25% of one full time equivalent  year of work, including a thesis. It is normally expected that a grade of honours 2A has been obtained for the research thesis or project. Where ungraded, examiners' reports will be taken into account; or

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    34700 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 34700 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • Domestic: This course is supported by the Australian government's Research Training Program (RTP).

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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