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Broaden your horizons with a Postgraduate qualification in the Arts.

Selection criteria for each program differ, but the standard prerequisite is a completed Bachelor's degree (in any field of study) with at least a credit average.

Arts Education
Art History Environmental Policy and Management
Curatorial and Museum Studies Music
Translation and Transcultural Communication  

Domestic Students

Applications for postgraduate coursework programs are made through SATAC .

Application closing dates, offer dates and commencement dates vary amongst postgraduate programs. Please refer the the SATAC website for details.

International Students

International applicants apply directly to the University.

For more information, please visit the University's International Students page.

If you would like more specific information about any of our programs, please contact the relevant coordinator.

Arts Dr Wayne Errington
Art History Assoc Prof Catherine Speck
Curatorial and Museum Studies Assoc Prof Catherine Speck
Master of Education Assoc Prof Mathew White
Master of Teaching Dr Brendan Bentley
Environmental Policy and Management Dr Douglas Bardsley
Music Assoc Prof Kimi Coaldrake
Translation and Transcultural Communication Dr Ning Zhang


Supervision is available in the Faculty of Arts to support postgraduate students in areas as diverse as History, Creative Writing, Liguistics and Geographical Information Systems.

  • Considering a Higher Research Degree?

    If you are interested in becoming part of our rich research environment, you are encouraged to submit an Expression of Interest (see below).

    In order to make an initial assessment we ask you follow the below instructions carefully and a School Postgraduate Coordinator will endeavour to reply to you within two weeks if you are eligible for entry and a suitable supervisor for your topic is available.

    Please be advised that due to the high volume of emails we receive, we great we are unable to respond to all enquiries.

  • Next steps

    Further information on the application process and for admission and scholarship deadlines, please visit the Adelaide Graduate Centre website.

    Once you have completed Step 3 Identify an Area of Research and Supervisors of the application process, follow the below steps. International students may visit Kathleen Lumley College for accommodation information.

    1. Complete an Expression of Interest Form

    2. Email the appropriate Postgraduate Coordinator for assessment

    3. If you are deemed eligible and competitive, the Postgraduate Coordinator helps you liaise with an appropriate supervisor

    4. You will be assessed with a Suitability Assessment

    5. Your potential supervisor will begin liaising with you

    6. A face-to-face or Skype interview may be arranged

    7.You will be asked to submit a Research Proposal

    8. Progress to Step 4 Submit an Application through the Adelaide Graduate Centre

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