Obtain an invitation to apply

Invitation to Apply

In order to obtain an invitation you will need to:

  • complete an expression of interest, and/or
  • find a supervisor who agrees to supervise your research.


Faculty-specific instructions:

* Doctor of Psychology applicants do not need, an invitation to apply, to find a supervisor or provide a project proposal prior to submitting an application. Please read and follow the application information provided by the School of Psychological Sciences

When discussing your PhD research project with potential supervisors please remember that your project is to be conceived from the outset as clearly achievable within 3 years equivalent full time. Students are expected to complete their degree within 3 to 4 years equivalent full-time.

Sanctions Compliance

Applicants from the following countries should be aware that United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and/or Australian Autonomous sanctions may apply to any research you may undertake in Australia:

Central African Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Crimea and Sevastopol, Democratic Republic of Congo, DPRK (North Korea), Eritrea, Former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Guinea – Bissan, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Myanmar, Russia, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria, Ukraine, Yemen and Zimbabwe.

It is important that you discuss sanctions that may be applicable to your proposed research with your supervisor. There may be a delay in your capacity to commence a research degree at Monash University where approval for your research project needs to be sought.

Information about the UNSC and Australian Sanctions is available at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade website.