The School of the Arts & Media is distinguished by contemporary and interdisciplinary scholarship in the creative and performing arts and humanities. Our school offers a postgraduate research environment characterised by high-quality supervision and a diversity of subject offerings and degree programs, with a vibrant cohort of over 100 students.
If you have a passion for enquiry, research and analytical writing, postgraduate study will help you to make an important contribution to knowledge and practice in your area of interest and become a research leader in your chosen field.
We have an exceptional record of academic achievement in English Literature, Cultural Studies, Media and Communications, and Music Studies. In the latest ARC’s Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA 2018) rankings we rated 5, well above world standard, for research in the fields of; i) Performing Arts ii) Film, Television and Digital Media iii) Creative Writing.
Our postgraduate students undertake research projects on an excitingly wide range of topics, ranging from studies of individual artists and their work to interdisciplinary projects that combine subjects as diverse as digital media, Film Studies and the twenty-first-century novel. Many bring their scholarly or artistic research practices to their work as editors, choreographers, creative writers, curators, film and performance makers and musicians.