Sorry, this program is not available for local students.
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Sorry, this program is not available for international students intending to study on a student visa.
If you hold a different visa type, you may be eligible. Please contact us for more information.
This research degree supports your engagement in communities of practice where learning is fundamentally a social phenomenon.
Individually supervised research programs are available in areas such as:
- digital ethnography
- communication design
- cinema studies
- cultural studies
- creative writing
- screen production.
You should visit the School of Media and Communication Higher degrees by research page to develop your proposal in relation to the existing research groups, centres and labs.
The Master of Design may be undertaken in a project or thesis mode. This decision is made in consultation with your supervisor.
International student visa holders can only study full-time.
Time spent on research
Full-time candidates are expected to commit at least four days per week (or at least two days per week for part-time candidates) to their research. The academic year is 48 weeks.
Regular contact with your supervisor
Candidates are required to establish a schedule of compulsory regular meetings and milestone reviews with their supervisor/s to assess progress against the research plan and overall progression towards timely completion.
Resources, facilities and support
You will be part of an active research community and be able to access a range of resources and workshops to help you succeed in your research and be part of a wider learning community.
School of Graduate Research
The School of Graduate Research works with Schools to further support candidates during their postgraduate research degree.
More information about training and development for research candidates.
Upon graduation you will be employable in positions in universities, galleries, museums and non-government organisations. You may also freelance as designers, communicators, artists, curators and producers.
Program and course information
Take your research to the next level
Form your own project and refine your skills through research and industry connected critical practice.