Doctor of Philosophy (Visual Art)

    • CRICOS Code: 059249K

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    Supervisor nomination

    You can find a potential research supervisor online through Find an Expert, or review the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music staff profiles.

    You are also required to make contact with the Graduate Research Coordinator to ensure that we can supervise your research project. Initial contact should include a copy of your draft Research Proposal:

    Bernhard Sachs
    Research Higher Degree Coordinator for Art
    Faculty of Fine Arts and Music
    University of Melbourne

    (+613) 9035 9465

    Overseas representatives

    You can apply for study directly to the University of Melbourne or via one of our official overseas representatives (education agents) in your country.

    Prospective enquiries

    If you have any questions about making an application please contact the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music:

    or use the Make an Enquiry link below.

    Further information about Applications processes is available at the admissions and applications page.

    You can review the theses of previous graduates from our research programs in the Minerva Online Thesis Repository.

    Information relevant to international applicants including visas, dates and updates can be found at the Information for You page.

    Before you apply

    1. Check the degree website.
    2. Check the entry requirements and make sure you’re eligible.
    3. Ensure you meet the University’s English language requirements.
    4. Identify if appropriate supervision is available.
    5. If you are an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person, you may like to contact our Faculty’s Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development before proceeding. They can assist you with your application and provide you with additional information about your study options.
    6. Complete the Admission to Graduate Research Degree Candidature and Scholarship form, including appending the requested documentation such as Academic transcripts, CV and Referee Reports.
    7. Complete any additional requirements.
    8. Submit an application by the deadline of 31 October for Semester 1 commencement. No late applications are accepted. Applicants are automatically considered for scholarships.
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