Doctor of Philosophy

The pinnacle of academic endeavour, a PhD in law from Monash will set you apart as a leader in your field.

Supported by at least two expert academic supervisors, you’ll make a valuable contribution to the body of legal knowledge through an extensive research project.

You’ll also benefit from professional development activities, to equip you with the skills you need to make an ongoing impact in academia, industry, government or the wider community.

Find out more about the Doctor of Philosophy.

Meet a recent graduate

Meet Natalia Antolak-Saper, a Monash PhD graduate who completed her research project exploring the role media plays in policy development, in particular in criminal justice and sentencing. Natalia looked at the case study of Adrian Bayley, the offences he committed against Jill Meagher and the aftermath in terms of parole reform.