200 point program
2 years full-time / part-time unavailable
1. In order to be considered for entry, applicants must have completed:
- a four-year honours degree in a relevant discipline which includes a substantial research component, equivalent to at least 25% of one year of full-time study. Applicants should have achieved a minimum weighted average of 70% in the final year subjects, or (University of Melbourne) equivalent, with a minimum result of 75% for the research component; or
- a Masters degree in a relevant discipline which includes a substantial research component, equivalent to at least 25% of one year of full-time study. Applicants should have achieved a minimum weighted average of 70% or (University of Melbourne) equivalent with a minimum result of 75% for the research component; or
- a qualification and professional experience considered to be equivalent
- a research proposal (2500 words)
- writing sample (5000 words)
- referee reports (except for applicants who have graduated from the University of Melbourne within the last 5 years); and
- the endorsement of a prospective supervisor
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Meeting these requirements does not guarantee selection.
2. In selecting applicants, the selection committee will consider applicants':
- prior academic performance and, if relevant, professional qualifications
- understanding of the research question to be explored
- demonstrated ability in academic writing
- performance at an interview
- motivation and capacity to complete the course in a timely manner
- relevant prior research and/or professional experience; and
- referee reports
3. The selection committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Academic Board rules on the use of selection instruments.
4. Applicants are required to satisfy the university’s English language requirements for graduate courses. The minimum English language requirements for this course are: Band 7
Core participation requirements
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to providingsupport to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website.