More than a PhD

Get the skills to succeed

The Monash Doctoral Program recognises the importance of professional skills development by incorporating it into the PhD.

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Applying for admission and a scholarship has never been easier using our on-line application form.

When we talk about skills training, we mean practical knowledge that will make a difference to the way you conduct research.

It is the kind of expertise that can help you and your research have real impact beyond Monash.

These skills will give you a head start after you leave us by making you attractive to a wide range of employers, who want people capable of gathering, analysing and applying knowledge to challenging problems.

The Monash Doctoral Program recognises the importance of skills training by including exciting new programs that will be available from 2013.

Our MIGR Skills Essentials seminars and workshops are examples of valuable skills training that we currenty provide.

MIGR Skills Essentials seminars and workshops

The Monash University Institute of Graduate Research’s Skills Essentials program for research students is led by experts who provide key insights into becoming an effective researcher.

Topics cover funding and academic employment opportunities, data management, intellectual property, statistics, writing, presenting and publishing your thesis, completing it on time and more.