Choose the Asia Research Centre for Postgraduate Studies

The Asia Research Centre provides high quality training to postgraduate students. Seminars, workshops, conferences, and visits to the Centre by eminent scholars and policy-makers ensure that postgraduate students interact in a stimulating and supportive environment.

The Centre encourages application from potential doctoral students.

As a first step, prospective students should acquaint themselves with staff expertise outlined on this web site. This should give some indication of whether or not the topic being proposed falls within the range of interests and capacities of the Centre.

If this looks to be the case, prospective applicants should address the thesis proposal structure laid out below. Potential students are required to submit a thesis proposal (no more than 8 pages) in keeping with the headings outlined in our Phd Thesis Proposal.

This proposal is not a formal application for admission to Murdoch University. Admission information is available for international students and for domestic students.

Scholarship options for international students include Australia Awards (DFAT) and Endeavour Awards.

Asia Research Centre postgraduate students are eligible to apply for both the ST Leong Memorial Scholarship and School of Arts and School of Business and Governance fieldwork support.

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