Information for current graduate coursework students including essay writing guides and citation styles, cover sheets, minor thesis due dates, and policy.
Masters and non-Masters graduate programs
The School of Social and Political Sciences has teaching responsibility in the following Masters programs:
- Master of Criminology
- Master of Development Studies
- Master of International Relations
- Master of Public Policy and Management
- Master of Social Policy
The School also offers a range of non-Masters graduate programs that are available to those wishing to complete a shorter program of study or for those requiring a pathway into a Masters program. These include:
- Graduate Certificate in Arts
- Graduate Diploma in Arts
- Graduate Certificate in Arts (Advanced)
- Graduate Diploma in Arts (Advanced)
For more information about the various graduate programs, course structures, entry requirements and application process, please visit the Study website.
The following documents provide important information on submission dates, hurdle requirements, supervision expectations and the submission requirements of your thesis:
- Thesis title form: SSPS Thesis title form (170kb Word doc)
- Thesis supervision guidelines: Student Guidelines for Supervision (130kb pdf)
- Examination Guidelines for Students: Examination guidelines for students (50kb pdf)
Search the staff list to find a research supervisor. You can filter the list by study are and supervision availability.
For more information about ethics please visit the Faculty of Arts Human research ethics web page.
Policy and procedures
For information on University policies and guidelines in connection with your studies please refer to the Melbourne Policy Library website.
Information for current Graduate coursework students on the Faculty of Arts website.
For more information about the various graduate programs, course structures, entry requirements and application process, please visit the Study website: