Plan your program
Support for planning and managing your program. The University's Students website provides detailed information about enrolment and student complaints and grievances. For information about courses and subjects please visit the University Handbook.
Graduate Research enrolment
Information on finalising your Doctor of Philosophy and Masters by Research commencement as a Faculty of Arts Graduate research student along with the compulsory PhD Coursework component.
Frequently asked questions about PhD Coursework component requirements.
Principal dates for 2018
See here for important dates for 2018 including study periods and University of Melbourne holiday breaks.
Orientation and induction
An overview of next steps once you have been accepted into a research program in the Faculty of Arts.
Manage your research program
Human research ethics
Student and staff research undertaken at the University of Melbourne is governed by the Code of Conduct for Research and the National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research.
Confirmation and progress reports
Information about candidature milestones and the committees that advise on progress for PhD and Masters by Research students.
There are a number of variations to that candidature require approval by the candidate's supervisor, and in some cases require further approval. View the types of variations.
Conversion and transfer
Information about what is involved in transferring from a Masters by Research to a Doctor of Philosophy.
Information on theses in Languages Other Than English (LOTE), early submission of the thesis, and grade requirements.
A guide for establishing best-practice models for Doctor of Philosophy and Masters by Research candidates, outlining student and school responsibilities.
Information about supervision meetings, external supervisions, principles for supervision and what to do if problems arise.
Course duration and completion
Information for Doctor of Philosophy and Masters by Research students on course duration and completion.
Enrich your program
Want to make the most of your program? The Faculty of Arts provides scholarship opportunities as well as a range of resources.
Graduate Research in Arts Travel Scheme
This funding scheme provides candidates with assistance towards undertaking research-related activities that will enhance their thesis.
PhD Fieldwork Grant Scheme
This fieldwork grant is to support projects, which requires candidates to be situated in a field location over an extended period of time.
Grant scheme engines
For more information on grant scheme engines please follow this link.
Study Abroad and Exchange
Travel overseas for credit towards your degree!
The Faculty of Arts has teaching spaces available for ad hoc bookings by academic staff and graduate students.
Audio/Visual loan equipment
We have a range of high quality equipment for loan to graduate students to help with course and subject requirements.
Video edit suites
We have several high quality editing suites available to graduate students to help with course and subject requirements. These suites must be booked.
The Faculty of Arts is committed to increasing our recruitment and retention of Indigenous staff and students and believes that Indigenous Australians bring a wealth of experience, expertise, knowledge and skills that will inform, enrich and fundamentally improve the Faculty.
View all the exciting activities relating to the Graduate Research programs.
Faculty of Arts events
View all the exciting events relating to the Faculty of Arts.
Request a PhD listing
Confirmed Doctor of Philosophy candidates in the Faculty of Arts are invited to request a listing to appear on our centralised page of researchers.
PhD candidate listing
View our current Faculty of Arts researchers and research topics.
Work on campus
The Students@Work program provides on-campus employment opportunities (internships and professional roles) to current University of Melbourne students, allowing you to develop employability skills whilst enhancing connectivity and engagement with the University.
Research Training Policy
The Graduate Research Training Policy (MPF1321) sets out a framework to ensure academic standards and integrity in the University's research training.
The Enrolment and Timetabling Policy (MPF1294) outlines the obligations of Graduate Researchers for the duration of their enrolment.
As a student, you may experience extraordinary or unusual circumstances, or ongoing circumstances that adversely affect your academic performance. The University has policies in place to support students who are experiencing academic disadvantage.
Complaints and Grievances
You may find that you need help to resolve problems that arise during your studies. Whatever the issue, the student complaints and grievances policy and procedure are designed to ensure that the problem is solved in a timely and effective manner.
Need more information?
School Graduate Research Administrators
School / Institute
|Asia Institute||Leena Sookramanienemail@example.com|
|School of Culture and Communication||Gabrielle Griggfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|School of Historical and Philosophical Studies||TBCemail@example.com|
|School of Languages and Linguistics||Liza Lakusafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|School of Social and Political Sciences||Adele Marumemail@example.com|
Graduate Research Student Support Office
|Room 120, Old Arts (Building 149)||13 MELB (13 63 52)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
Graduate Research Hub
Visit the Graduate Research Hub for resources and information to get you from orientation through to graduation.