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Students who commenced study in 2016 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

Commencement year

Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Managing faculty

Faculty of Arts

Offered by

School of Media, Film and Journalism

Coordinator

Dr Andy Ruddock

Websites

Faculty of Arts

School of Media, Film and Journalism

Location

Caulfield, Clayton

This program provides doctoral (PhD) students with the opportunity to focus on developing knowledge and expertise in their chosen discipline, as well as developing professional skills that will support their career ambitions.

Each student's research will be supported by the development of a range of skills that will help them to become more efficient researchers, ultimately improving the quality of the research and developing generic/transferable skills of value to prospective employers.

This program is offered by the Arts Research Graduate School, and is also applicable to students studying externally.

Program requirements

All PhD students will be required to undertake compulsory training in the following areas:

  • Monash Graduate Research Induction (online)
  • Research Integrity (online)
  • faculty induction, including occupational health and safety (where required).

Coursework component

All PhD students must complete the following coursework units, prior to confirmation of their enroment:

  • APR6035 Advanced research methodologies in media, film and journalism
  • APR6100 Media, film and journalism: The state of the fields

Students may also be directed or encouraged to attend and make presentations at various forums throughout their enrolment.

Relevant courses

0020 Doctor of Philosophy