Apply for a PhD or Masters by Research
Find out more information about research programs offered by the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences or the Melbourne School of Government. Or, if you are ready to apply, use the information below.
How to apply
A checklist on how to apply for a research program that covers the selection criteria, identifying whether supervision is available, your research proposal and a writing sample as well as the submission process.
As of 2015, the Faculty of Arts will only be accepting applications for Graduate Research study to commence in Semester 1. No mid-year intake will be offered. The next available intake is for semester one 2018.
For more information on fees please visit the Tuition Fees section.
The Faculty of Arts offers a unique range of scholarships and grants to provide opportunities for research in the humanities, social sciences and languages.
Each semester, the Faculty of Arts invites commencing graduate students to an Orientation Welcome Session. At this session you'll be introduced to your Graduate School, learn about our facilities and services, and get a chance to meet coordinators and peers from your program.
Frequent asked questions
Frequently asked questions by those considering a PhD or a Masters by Research.