Monash University has a proud tradition of research excellence, and is committed to providing the highest quality of graduate research education. By undertaking your graduate studies at Monash, you will have the opportunity to be part of our stimulating, supportive and professional research environment.
A PhD offered in Art, Design and Architecture takes the form of the Monash Doctoral Program. The program consists of an extensive, independent research project on an agreed topic, supported by a minimum of two expert academic supervisors. This is enhanced by professional development activities or coursework units that provide you with the skills required to make an impact in academia, industry, government or the wider community. Your study will result in a research thesis or alternative approved output, which makes a valuable contribution to the current body of knowledge on your chosen topic.
Through a program of supervised research supported by coursework and professional development activities, you will emerge from this degree with an advanced level of specialist knowledge in your field. Principal fields of research for a PhD in Art, Design and Architecture include:
You can choose to undertake the degree by studio research or by thesis.
The minimum qualifications for admission to PhD enrolment are:
An overall IELTS Academic score (or equivalent) of 6.5, with no band score below 6.0