The Faculty of Arts and Education promotes pure and applied research.
This includes research in
- the humanities
- the social sciences
- the performing arts
- the creative arts.
Our mission is to foster
- a lively culture of research and scholarship
- a critical mass of researchers related with each major discipline
- internationally competitive research groups in areas of strategic importance.
Our three Strategic Research Centres are at the forefront of their fields.
Our staff members
- are globally renowned for their research.
- are key players in national and international associations and editorial boards.
- have strong success in gaining research grants and consultancies
- have strong experience in doctoral research supervision.
We offer the higher degree by research program through study that is
- on- and off-campus
- full- and part-time.
Scholarships offered include:
- full-time Australian Postgraduate Awards and Deakin University Postgraduate Research Scholarships for citizens and permanent residents of Australia and New Zealand citizens
- Deakin University Postgraduate Research Scholarships
- International Postgraduate Research Scholarships for international applicants.
Research Institutes and Strategic Research Centres
Other Faculty Centres
- Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific
- Centre for Teaching and Learning Languages
Areas of Research Focus
- Association of SouthEast Asian Nations
- Contemporary Histories