Our research training program supports first year UNSW Arts & Socials students to be confirmed as PhD candidates.

All candidates are required to complete a series of mandatory research courses in the first two months of their program. Completion of these courses is compulsory for PhD confirmation. These online courses can also be supplemented with face-to-face workshops and School or Centre activities.

Compulsory Courses

All Arts & Social Sciences PhD candidates are required to complete the following Epigeum courses within 2 months from enrolment.

Recommended Workshops

Find upcoming workshops and events on the Higher Degree Research Calendar

Additional Support

PhD candidates should also attend any workshops or seminars held by the UNSW Researcher Development Unit and UNSW Graduate Research School.