Candidates are invited for the research degress of Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Philosophy in Museum Studies. These programs involve independent research work and the preparation of a thesis under the supervision of the Director of the program, and other academic staff in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. These research programs will specifically cater for research students interested in the role of the museum in social change; museum history and museology; museums and public culture as well as museums and the politics of representation.
Museum Studies currently attracts students from discplines including History, Anthropology, Archaeology, Education and Art History and Theory. Research in Museum Studies is, however, rarely confined to any one of these disciplines.
Interested students should discuss their research interests with Assoc Prof Jennifer Barrett.
Assoc Prof Jennifer Barrett
Telephone: +61 2 9351 6665
Postgraduate Research Support Scheme
The University runs a Postgraduate Research Support Scheme. Click here for further information.