Postgraduate

Higher Degree by Research Preliminary - Arts

Gain the research skills required for success in a higher degree by research.

Careers and further study

Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.

Career Pathways

This preliminary course ensures that you possess the necessary knowledge and research skills to complete a higher degree by research.
This preliminary course ensures that you possess the necessary knowledge and research skills to complete a higher degree by research.
This course could lead to these

Career Opportunities

Further Study

This course will prepare you for a PhD or master's degree by research.
This course will prepare you for a PhD or master's degree by research.

Fees and scholarships

Learn more about the fees that apply to you for this course. For fee type definitions and further assistance, see the Fee Calculator Help page. You can also search our database for scholarships that are relevant to you or this course.

Domestic Fees

Annual course fees are calculated based on a standard annual study load of 48 credit points.

Course Credit Points
48
Average Annual Fee - 2019
$8,934.00
Typical Fee Range - 2019
$6,566.00 - $10,958.00

Scholarships

Postgraduate scholarships support UWA's position as one of Australia's leading research-intensive universities and the premier research institution in WA.

Research Training Program

Australian and New Zealand citizens and permanent residents are exempt from paying a contribution toward the cost of their research courses if UWA provides them with a Research Training Program place. This exemption applies for up to four years full-time equivalent study for a doctorate by research and two years full-time equivalent study for a master's by research. The RTP is a performance-based funding scheme administered by the Federal Department of Education and Training.

Cost of living

There are a few things to consider before applying to study at university. One could be your cost of living. This can depend on factors such as lifestyle, accommodation, tuition fees, medical insurance, textbooks and more. For an indication of expenses and average costs, see our Cost of living page.

Admission requirements

If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.

English competency

English is the language of instruction and assessment at UWA and you will need to meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place.

How to apply

Ready to apply for this postgraduate course? Follow the steps below and you’ll be on your way to joining us at UWA.
When lodging your application, follow the steps for domestic research or international research students.

Course details

A faculty or the Board of the Graduate Research School may require students who have applied to undertake a higher degree by research course to complete a preliminary course to ensure that they possess the necessary knowledge and research skills to complete the proposed course successfully, in the context of maintaining the University's reputation as a university of the highest international standing.

About The Course

A higher degree by research preliminary program is a supervised course of advanced study and/or research. Students wishing to complete a higher degree by research may be required, on the recommendation of the relevant head of school or graduate research coordinator, to complete this course before entering a PhD or Master's by Research.
Higher Degree by Research Preliminary - Arts

Quick Details

Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 40 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 10490
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Higher Degree by Research Preliminary - Arts
Status
  • Available 2019
Locations
  • Perth (Crawley campus)
Attendance
  • Full-time
  • Part-time
Delivery
  • On-campus
Starting dates
  • Semester 1, Semester 2
Weekly contact time
  • The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 40 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
Level of study
  • Postgraduate
Course Code
  • 10490
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders
Full time/part time duration
  • 1 year
Degrees course is available in
  • Higher Degree by Research Preliminary - Arts
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Flexibility

We understand that life is busy. That's why our postgraduate courses are designed so you can balance your work and studies. Our flexible postgraduate experience includes the opportunity to study part time, a range of units that are taught after hours, and the option to learn via intensive units. Ask our Student Central team for advice on choosing the right postgraduate route for you. Find out more here.

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