WATCH: UTS Communication Postgraduate Research DegreesTranscript
- Doctor of Philosophy
- Doctor of Creative Arts
- Master of Creative Arts
- Master of Arts (Research) in Humanities and Social Sciences
The School of Communication provides a vibrant and innovative environment for higher degree research in the arts, social sciences and creative disciplines. Our academic supervisors are at the forefront of their fields both nationally and internationally. Situated in one of Australia’s major creative industries hubs, our researchers and their students form a community where intellectual inquiry, creativity and digital literacies come together to produce highly successful graduates in both academic and professional contexts.
We particularly seek postgraduate research degree candidates in the following areas, which align with existing research activity and supervision expertise:
- Social and Political Sciences, Climate Justice
- Public History: Oral History, National/Transnational History
- Digital and Social Media
- Creative Practice, Media Arts and Production
- Music and Sound Design: Popular Music, Screen Sound Tracks, Electronic Music
See more on Key Research in the School of Communication
Please bear in mind not all supervisors have capacity to take on new students every year, and all applications must be supported by two ‘Category 1’ supervisors with required capacity.
What the students say
Doctor of Philosophy (Journalism)
“From the outset, I found journalism studies at UTS highly engaging and challenging.”
Doctor of Creative Arts
“I started out teaching a documentary course here at UTS, and I really liked its dynamic relationship between theory and practice.”
“I’ve really enjoyed the sense of community that comes with being a researcher within FASS and the wider UTS HDR network.”
Doctor of Philosophy (Digital Information Management)
“I chose to study my PhD at UTS as I am convinced that UTS is one of the best young universities in the world.”
- Hopscotch, by Jane Messer, Doctor of Creative Arts
- The Media and the Massacre, by Sonya Voumard, Doctor of Creative Arts
New students will join and be expected to contribute to an active research culture, including attending campus-based block courses in the first year, seminars, and structured activities provided throughout candidature. Full- and part-time study modes are available.
For more information see:
- How to apply for a UTS research degree
- Academic staff in the School of Communication
- Key areas of research within the School
- Supervisor Search — If you have other questions, relating to your topic, developing a proposal, finding a supervisor, please use supervisor search and contact the appropriate supervisor.
- Administrative and procedural questions: FASS Research Office
- Academic enquiries: Associate Professor Tony Macris , HDR Coordinator, School of Communication