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 (Arts) and Masters by Research commencement as a Faculty of Arts Graduate Researcher along with the compulsory PhD Coursework component.
Principal Dates for 2019
See here for important dates for 2019 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.
View frequently asked questions about PhD Coursework component requirements.
Manage your research program
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 that are applicable to students. Find out how you can make changes to your course or enrolment and 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.
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.
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.
Arts Graduate Research International Grant
This scheme aims to provide support for travel beyond 2 weeks and is essential to thesis completion.
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.
Travel overseas for credit towards your degree!
We want to support your learning and research.
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.
School Graduate Research Administrators
For assistance surrounding candidature management for Asia Institute and the School of Languages and Linguistics, please contact:
|School / Institute||Name|
|Asia Institute||Robyn Borgemail@example.com|
|School of Languages and Linguistics||Liza Lakusafirstname.lastname@example.org|
Graduate Research Office
For all other Schools and graduate research matters pertaining to the Faculty, please get in touch with the Graduate Research Team:
|Room 134, Old Arts (Building 149)||email@example.com|
Graduate Research Hub
For resources and information to get you from orientation through to graduation please visit the Graduate Research Hub.