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.
About PhD coursework
All commencing PhD students in the Faculty of Arts are required to successfully complete compulsory coursework in parallel with regular meetings with their supervisor.
PhD coursework FAQ
Frequently asked questions about PhD coursework requirements.
Principal Dates for 2017
See here for important dates for 2017 including study periods and University of Melbourne holiday breaks.
Resources for new research candidates
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 PhD.
Information on theses in a language other than English (LOTE), early submission of the thesis, and grade requirements.
A guide for establishing best-practice models for PhD 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.
Extension to candidature
Information for Masters by Research students applying for an extension as part of the 15 month Progress Review.
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.
View all the exciting activities relating to the Graduate research program
Graduate Research in Arts Travel Scheme Top-Up
This funding is a competitive top-up scholarship tied to the Faculty's current Graduate Research in Arts Travel Scheme (GRATS)
Outgoing Study Abroad and Exchange
Travel overseas for credit towards your degree!
PhD Fieldwork Grant Scheme
The Faculty of Arts offers a ranges of workshops and programs to help you make the most of your studies.
Grant Scheme Engines
For more information on grant scheme engines please follow this link.
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.
Request a PhD listing
Confirmed PhD candidates in the Faculty of Arts are invited to request a listing to appear on our centralised page of researchers.
PhD candidate listing
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.
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.
Faculty of Arts events
View all the exciting events relating to the Faculty of Arts.
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.
Student Complaints and Grievances
As a student, 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?
- Information about enrolment, policy, fees, and student admin visit the Students website
- Information for future and current research candidates visit the Graduate Research Hub
School Graduate Research Administrators contacts
|School / Institute||Name|
|Asia Institute||Leena Sookramanienfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|School of Culture and Communication||Gabrielle Griggemail@example.com|
|School of Historical and Philosophical Studies||Ryan Quinseefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|School of Languages and Linguistics||Leticia Nieuwenhuizenemail@example.com|
|School of Social and Political Sciences (including Melbourne School of Government)||Kate Farhallfirstname.lastname@example.org|