Graduate Research

Reach your full potential and make a significant contribution with research inspired by brilliant minds. Monash Arts makes the world your oyster, whether it be through our base in vibrant Melbourne, or internationally with a myriad of field research opportunities.

Our research degrees are offered across seven academic programs which are theme-based disciplines that foster and oversee graduate research. Explore the current research areas and supervisors within the Faculty:

We offer both traditional and practice-based Masters by Research and PhDs. You can engage in focused research that pushes frontiers through our unique interdisciplinary framework. With specialist research training and professional development programs, we support aspirations for diverse career paths.

Download the Arts Graduate Research Course Guide that provides details for all of our offerings.


Graduate Research Program in Historical Studies 2017 awards announced

September 9, 2018

The Graduate Research Program in Historical Studies has announced their annual awards, one for the best PhD dissertation and one for the best Masters dissertation, as submitted in

Applications now open for the 2019 Graduate Research Writing and Publishing Workshop in Prato

September 4, 2018

Enhance your skills in preparing, writing and getting an article published in a major academic journal or a chapter published in a book.

The rise of a new Cluster within MITN Postgraduate and Early Career Research Network

August 29, 2018

By the initiative of the Indian Institute of Technology (Bombay) cohort, new research cluster has arisen, named, “Gender, Ethnicity, Identity.” We believe it will be a

Young scholars from Monash and Warwick create successful panel session on research methods at MITN conference

August 28, 2018

Five doctoral members of MITN created an excellent panel on methods of their research: interviews and surveys. The panel induced a great interest from experienced academics and was

Graduate options with Monash Arts: visit us in Jakarta this September

August 20, 2018

Monash Arts is heading to Indonesia on 8 and 9 September. Explore your graduate options and visit us at one of our graduate events.

Philosophy Associate Professor Toby Handfield awarded the 2018 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Research Supervision

August 15, 2018

Associate Professor Toby Handfield, School of Philosophical, Historical & International Studies, has been awarded the 2018 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Research