1. Develop a preliminary research proposal of 3-5 pages that outlines the subject area, objectives and significance of your research. Include the proposed method of candidature: by thesis comprising a body of creative work for exhibition and a written component; or by written thesis only.
2. Prepare a portfolio that reflects your recent art practice and demonstrates the level of proficiency expected of an advanced research applicant. Please submit up to 10 examples of your work to date. You can include digital photographs of installations, performance, and exhibitions (preferably as one JPG, TIFF or PDF file); showreel or excerpts of film, animation or digital video work (.MOV); website or Vimeo channel (please provide the site address in a Word or PDF document); original storyboards, treatments or scripts for short films (Word or PDF). (Maximum length of treatment - 5 pages. Maximum length of screenplay - 25 pages. DO NOT submit screenplays or scripts for feature films). The maximum file size for each document or compressed file upload is 10MB.
3. If you intend to study part-time towards a PhD, you will also need to supply: evidence that shows you will have sufficient time available to plan and carry out the research under the supervision of the University, and complete the course within the maximum period allowed for a part-time PhD enrolment a declaration from your employer (if relevant) confirming that you will be permitted to take the time required to effectively pursue your studies.
4. Your research proposal should be submitted along with your portfolio, CV, academic transcripts and other supporting documents.
5. Applications are made via the University's online application portal. When you are ready to apply, select the `Apply Now' button on the right hand side of this page.
6. Although rare, you may be invited to attend an admission interview in support of your application for a research degree. You will be notified if this is necessary.