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About

The Arts program at Monash University is an extensive, independent research project on an agreed topic, supported by a minimum of two expert academic supervisors.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

This is enhanced by professional development activities or coursework units that provide you with the skills required to make an impact in academia, industry, government or the wider community. 

Your Arts study at Monash University will result in a research thesis or alternative approved output, which makes a valuable contribution to the current body of knowledge on your chosen topic.

Research & thesis component

This Doctor of Philosophy involves the independent investigation of a research problem formulated by the candidate in consultation with their supervisors. You will produce a research thesis of no more than 80,000 words following one of the programs below:

  • Film, media, communications and journalism
  • Historical studies
  • Linguistics and applied linguistics
  • Literary and cultural studies
  • Philosophy
  • Social and political sciences
  • Theatre, performance and music

Programme Structure

Research opportunities and support
  • Monash University is Australia's largest university and we have partnerships with over 100 universities worldwide, a Centre in Prato, Italy, and campuses in Malaysia and China, giving you more options to meet your local and global ambitions.

Key information

Duration

  • 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.

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Course Code: 037831M 
  • 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
  • have qualifications  which in the opinion of GRC are deemed equivalent.

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.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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