Master of Arts (Research Training)
Tailored for graduates with extensive industry experience or non-traditional research outputs looking to amplify their research expertise, the Master of Arts (Research Training) (or MRes) empowers students to pursue their academic passions under the supervision of world-leading academics, while also providing an ideal entry point to a PhD for those without traditional admission requirements.
In a Master of Arts (Research Training) you will do a combination of coursework and research for your thesis.
We offer supervision across seven graduate research programs:
- Film, Media, Communications & Journalism
- Historical Studies, including Archaeology, Ancient History, History, Religious Studies, Jewish Studies and Indigenous Studies
- Linguistics & Applied Linguistics
- Literary & Cultural Studies, including Creative Writing, Languages and World Literature, Translation and Interpreting Studies, Jewish Cultural Practices
- Philosophy, including Bioethics
- Social & Political Sciences, including Anthropology, Criminology, Human Geography, Politics & International Relations, Sociology, Gender Studies
- Theatre, Performance & Music
Research opportunities and support
Monash University is Australia's largest university and we have partnerships with over 100 universities worldwide, a Centre in Prato, Italy, and campuses in Malaysia and China, giving you more options to meet your local and global ambitions.
To help fund your research in Australia or overseas, we offer a range of travel grants and research funding. Research candidates have secured funding for research trips spanning conferences and major events relevant to their own independent research. Our funding can also cover other research-related expenses including publications, performance expenses and more.
For more information visit Research funding and support.
Fees & scholarships
The Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) exempts domestic students from tuition fees for the normal duration of the course - up to four years for candidates in a doctoral program and up to two years for a research master’s degree.
An extensive scholarship program is available to both local and international students enrolled in research degrees as provided by the Monash Graduate Research Office. The Faculty of Arts also supports candidates with generous scholarships and grants. Find out more.
CRICOS code: 038571G