HDR Coursework

Coursework units

PhDs, Master of Design by Research, and Master of Fine Art all have compulsory coursework units which should normally be completed on the following schedule:

 Master of DesignMaster of Fine ArtPhD
Year 1

Semester 1

  • MDS5031: Research Methods 1
  • OHS1000 Occupational Health and Safety*

Semester 2

  • MDS5022: Design Theory Workshop

Semester 1

  • ADM5001: Research Methods 1
  • OHS1000 Occupational Health and Safety*

Semester 2

  • ADM5002: Theory Workshop

Semester 1

  • ADD5091: Research Methods 1
  • OHS1000 Occupational Health and Safety*

Semester 2

  • ADD5092: Research Methods 2
Year 2  

Semester 1

  • ADD6093: Research Documentation

* Unless previously completed at Monash. Completion of online modules, with pass/fail result.

Master of Arts

The Master of Arts at MADA has no formal coursework requirement. However, you may be required to undertake relevant coursework if deemed appropriate, following consultation with their supervisor and program director.

Enrolling in coursework

To enrol in a coursework unit, following the enrollment pattern in the above table, please complete the Enrolment Amendment Form (pdf, 61kb) and submit the form to MADA-Postgrad@monash.edu

Coursework Coordinators

  • Department of Design: Dr Jess Berry
  • Department of Architecture: Dr Jason Crow
  • Department of Fine Art: Dr Fiona Macdonald
  • Womnijenka Djeembana: Ms Desiree Hernandez Ibinarriaga

Checking your enrolment

You cannot enrol in graduate coursework units via the Web Enrolment System (WES), but you can use WES to view your completed and currently enrolled units:

  • Log on to WES
  • Course Progression: Unofficial academic record
  • View units for your current course