PhD Program

Refugee and Forced Migration

    What will I study?


    You will have access to a range of academic and career development opportunities to widen your research perspectives and professional networks.

    Choose from a tailored selection of required and optional masterclasses, seminars, student presentations, study circles and skills workshops. Available options may vary over each academic year.

    You will be expected to commit approximately 2 hours every 2-3 weeks during each semester.

    Masterclasses offered in 2018 were led by:

    • Professor Nick Haslam, Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences
    • Gillian Triggs, Vice Chancellor's Fellow and former President of the Australian Human Rights Commission
    • Erika Feller, Vice Chancellor's Fellow and former Assistant High Commissioner (Protection) at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
    • Assoc. Professor Eva Alisic, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health

    Skills Workshops offered include:

    • Introductory full day workshop
    • Writing and responding to journal review
    • Abstract writing and presentation skills
    • Research translation and communication workshop

    You can also participate in conferences and social events.