Explore our research degrees
You can further your professional goals with a diverse range of postgraduate study options on offer with the Faculty of Law, Humanities and Arts. Work alongside leading researchers in a supportive and diverse research environment.
Your path into higher degree research
Below are the research pathways available to students wanting to gain extra research training.
If you are doing, or have done, particularly well in your Bachelor degree, you should consider an Honours program. This normally involves one additional year of study following the successful completion of a three-year undergraduate degree. For entry requirements and further information refer to the Course Finder.
To be considered for a place in the Honours program you will need to submit a application form.
Masters of Research (MRes)
The 2 year Master of Research (MRes) training pathway program incorporates advanced research training and a substantial research project. This is an internationally recognised entry qualification to doctoral programs. It represents an alternative training pathway to end-on (one-year) Honours degrees. For entry requirements and further information refer to the Course Finder.
Master of Research applications need to include a research project proposal.
Bachelor of Research (BRes)
The Bachelor of Research degree offered in the Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts offers specialisations in History, Politics, Sociology, Indigenous Studies, Language and Linguistics, International Studies, Philosophy, Cultural Studies, and Science and Technology Studies. This degree is 1 year course comprising of research training and coursework. For entry requirements and further information refer to the Course Finder.
Postgraduate study options
Our postgraduate courses are ideal if you’re looking to get a masters qualification or undertake substantial research in an area of interest.