RMIT’s School of Media and Communication offers both PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) and Master degrees by research.
The School is home to a vibrant group of theorists, thinkers and practitioners. Its centres, groups and labs bring together a variety of expertise across digital media, creative writing, screen, games and new media practice and theory. The School is also home to internationally recognised researchers providing scholarly leadership and a strong and supportive environment for early career researchers who are involved in a diverse number of projects funded by the Australian Research Council, philanthropic and commercial bodies.
Postgraduate research programs
Postgraduate research candidates undertake research through a variety of approaches including creative practice, practice-based research as well as archival, field-based and text-based methodologies.
Research in all postgraduate research programs can be undertaken by thesis or as a project with a written exegetical component.
The School of Media and Communication offers the following research degrees:
Before you apply
Successful applicants are required to enrol with a research proposal that aligns with school research strengths and the expertise of a primary and secondary supervisor located in the School.
Before submitting your application, make direct contact with two potential supervisors to discuss your proposal to ensure a fit with supervisor expertise, interests and availability.
Graduate Research Conference
Twice a year research candidates participate in a Graduate Research Conference (GRC) where they are given the opportunity to present work in progress and receive helpful feedback from peers and colleagues.