- 2018


Postgraduate research area

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


Associate Professor Fay Anderson

Contact details

Graduate Research at Monash ArtsGraduate Research at Monash Arts (http://future.arts.monash.edu/graduate-research/)

Monash Film, Media and Communications programMonash Film, Media and Communications program (http://future.arts.monash.edu/graduate-research/film-media-and-communications/)

Monash Doctoral ProgramMonash Doctoral Program (https://www.monash.edu/graduate-research/future-students/phd)


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 is also supported through a development program aimed at building the knowledge, skills and abilities that will help them to become more effective researchers, and develop general professional skills of value to prospective employers in academia, industry, government and the broader community.

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
  • 4103 Doctor of Philosophy (Journalism)