About this course
Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences
Associate Dean Graduate Research
Applications are accepted year-round.
- Using the Find an Expert website, identify a supervisor whose research aligns with your research interests.
- Complete an Expression of Interest. form and provide your preferred supervisor, your transcripts and CV.
- If a suitable supervisor is found, and a project is available, we will invite you to submit a full application.
Please do not contact supervisors directly – This will be done by the team assessing your Expression of Interest.
Detailed information for prospective students regarding the application process, including the application form is available https://study.unimelb.edu.au/find/courses/graduate/doctor-of-philosophy-agricultural-sciences/
Which scholarship can I apply for?
Students can find information about graduate research scholarships offered by the University of Melbourne.
Facilities and Support:
The Graduate Research Hub website hosts a range of services and information designed for graduate research students.
Candidates undertake a period of supervised advanced study and research in the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences. The term of candidature is three years on a full-time study basis and six years on a part-time study basis. Candidates are expected to meet regularly with their supervisor and are required to submit an annual report on the progress of their work. They are expected to present their work in the Faculty’s research seminar program. They are assisted to participate in relevant national or international conferences.
A thesis is submitted for examination by a minimum of two external examiners. The format of the thesis, including a statement on authorship, must follow prescriptions laid down by the University and advised to the candidate at the time of enrolment.
Last updated: 30 May 2022