The following research higher degrees are offered in the Faculty of Education, Humanities and Law:

MAMaster of Arts
LLMMaster of Laws
MThMaster of Theology
PhDDoctor of Philosophy


Please refer to the Course Rules above for the admission requirements for the above degrees. For further information about Research Higher Degress at Flinders please go here.


To register an expression of interest please go here. Click here  Creative MA & PhD Admission  for information on how to apply for a Research Higher Degree with a Creative Component .

Initial contact should be made with the Postgraduate Coordinator in the intended area of study as a thesis supervisor (and co-supervisor) will need to be identified on the application. The Postgraduate Coordinator will consult with you on this important selection.

Scholarships are available for research higher degrees and for further information, you should contact the Scholarships Office. Please refer to the Scholarships website for the deadline for Australian Postgraduate Awards (APA) and Flinders University Research Scholarships (FURS) for domestic students. Please also refer to the Scholarships website for the deadline for the International Postgraduate Research Scholarships (IPRS) for international students. If you require further information you should contact the Student Finance Office via email scholarships@flinders.edu.au.

Where possible, applications to commence in Semester 1 should be lodged by the end of February and applications to commence in Semester 2 should be lodged by the end of July.