World-class researchers in a diverse range of specialist fields
The School of Humanities, Languages and Social Science proudly hosts world-class researchers in a diverse range of specialist fields. We are internationally renowned for our strengths in Chinese governance and the criminal justice system, Australian media and journalistic practice, Australian and international rock art, cultural sociology, transnational histories and Islamic studies.
Our research in the fields of Social Sciences and Humanities is ranked 49th in the world (CWTS Leiden Rankings (2015-2018).
Research and postgraduate study
Whether you're beginning your research study or continuing at a higher level, our degrees provide a unique opportunity to follow a specific interest in a particular research area.
IDENTIFYING HDR SUPERVISORS
Applicants are expected to identify at least two possible supervisors in their application for admission. You may wish to contact the relevant HDR Convenor for advice on enrolment and potential supervisors:
HDR Convenor and Deputy Convenors
Griffith Graduate Research School ( GGRS ) is a dedicated point of contact for all higher degree research candidates at the University. GGRS works in collaboration with Academic Groups, Research Centres and Institutes to create a rewarding and supportive research environment for HDR candidates.
We offer a range of generous scholarship programs that can cover tuition fees, living allowances paid as stipends, relocation and publication assistance. Scholarships are offered to domestic and international doctorate or masters by research applicants in two competitive application rounds each year.