We are a bold, enterprising and research-intensive institution ranked in the top 100 universities of the world. In many disciplines we are ranked in the top 50 of the world.
When you join Monash as a graduate researcher you are becoming part of a community committed to research excellence and using knowledge in order to serve and transform society.
Here are five reasons to choose Monash for your graduate research:
Outstanding supervisors. Graduate research involves a research project conducted with the guidance of experts who act as your mentors. Most of our graduate research programs include a requirement for two supervisors which means you benefit from diverse insights and experience. Our supervisors are provided with ongoing professional development opportunities and all main supervisors are certified as appropriately skilled.
Generous scholarships and grants. Graduate research requires you to invest a significant amount of time, energy and other resources in order to succeed. We seek to support those efforts by offering a wide range of scholarships and grants that assist with living expenses, tuition fees, relocation, travel and other needs. Find out more.
Skills for the 21st century. Along with the skills developed through the process of supervised research, our programs offer a range of other training opportunities to complement your project. These include face-to-face or online modules about a range of research and professional skills, coursework units that develop expert knowledge and other development opportunities such as industry internships. Find out more.
Leading research infrastructure. From electron microscopy and wind tunnels through to market research and industrial design facilities, Monash offers a number of world-class research platforms that enable you to push the boundaries of human knowledge. Find out more.
Global networks. As well as Australia, we have campuses or centres in Malaysia, South Africa and Italy. We are also members of the Group of Eight, an alliance of leading Australian universities. Joint PhD programs are offered with a number of international universities and our links with industry, government and cultural institutions continue to strengthen. These connections open up new opportunities for graduate researchers when it comes to projects, supervision, training and career development.