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Australasian Studies PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

We have 4 Australasian Studies PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships

Are you passionate about exploring the rich cultural heritage of Australasia? A PhD in Australasian Studies offers you the opportunity to delve deep into the languages, literature, and culture of this fascinating region.

What's it like to study a PhD in Australasian Studies?

Studying a PhD in Australasian Studies allows you to immerse yourself in the diverse cultures and histories of Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands. You will have the chance to explore the literature, language, art, and social dynamics of these regions, gaining a comprehensive understanding of their unique identities.

During your PhD journey, you will conduct extensive research, critically analyzing texts, historical documents, and cultural artifacts. You will engage with theories and methodologies that will enhance your understanding of the region and contribute to the field of Australasian Studies. Collaborating with fellow researchers and attending conferences will also provide opportunities for intellectual exchange and growth.

Entry requirements for a PhD in Australasian Studies

To pursue a PhD in Australasian Studies, you will typically need a strong academic background in languages, literature, cultural studies, or a related field. Most universities require a minimum of a 2.1 Honours degree or a Master's degree. Proficiency in relevant languages, such as English, Maori, or an Indigenous Pacific language, may also be advantageous.

PhD in Australasian Studies funding options

Funding for PhDs in Australasian Studies may be available from various sources, including governments, universities and charities, business or industry. See our full guides to PhD funding for more information.

PhD in Australasian Studies careers

A PhD in Australasian Studies opens up a range of exciting career paths. You could become a university professor, sharing your expertise with students and conducting further research. Alternatively, you may find opportunities in cultural institutions, museums, or government organizations, where your knowledge of Australasian cultures and languages can contribute to policy-making, preservation of heritage, or community engagement.

The skills developed during your PhD, such as critical thinking, research, and communication, are highly transferable and sought after in various industries. You may find yourself working in journalism, publishing, international relations, or even in the tourism sector, where your deep understanding of Australasian cultures can be an asset.

Embark on a PhD in Australasian Studies and unlock the door to a world of knowledge, cultural exploration, and exciting career possibilities. Join the community of scholars dedicated to understanding and celebrating the vibrant cultures of Australasia.

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English PhD (option of joint PhD with Hong Kong/Singapore/Humboldt Berlin)

King's is one of the oldest English departments in the country and is home to a lively and supportive group of academics and students engaged in the exploration of literary cultures from the 7th to the 21st centuries. Read more

Haunting Ecocide: Gothic Narratives of Environmental Crimes

Haunting Ecocides, an interdisciplinary funded PhD Scholarship at the University of Greenwich, is an exceptional opportunity for cutting-edge interdisciplinary research with world-leading experts in the fields of literature and criminology. Read more

Comparative Literature PhD

Joint PhDs available. Exciting opportunities to gain a joint PhD with Hong Kong University (HKU), the National University of Singapore (NUS). Read more
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