Course type

Graduate Certificates & Graduate Diplomas

Our Certificates and Diplomas are designed for those that seek to gain practical experience and formal qualifications and provide a pathway to further study.

Masters by Coursework

A distinctive suite of programs designed to provide options in advanced research training, specialised coursework studies and professional skills development. See potential masters projects and supervisors.

Masters by Research

A research degree lets you carry out independent research on an area of study that you're passionate about. It requires you to write a thesis that makes an original contribution to your field, demonstrating your expertise.


A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD or Doctorate) involves writing a thesis. It is the most advanced level of study offered by the University of Melbourne.