Australian Literature


There are coursework units in English devoted to Australian Literature and others which have a strong Australian component. A range of supervision is available for research degrees in various areas of Australian Literature.

* If you are interested in this research opportunity, please see the profiles of the Australian Literature Program staff and contact your preferred supervisor directly to discuss your proposed project.


Professor John Frow, Dr Brigid Rooney, Dr Peter Kirkpatrick, Professor Robert Dixon, Dr Marita Bullock, Dr Peter Minter

Research Location

Australian Literature Program, School of Letters, Art and Media (SLAM)

Program Type



With the country’s oldest chair in Australian Literature, an exciting undergraduate major, a specialised honours stream and a variety of postgraduate and research options, Australian Literature at the University of Sydney offers students the chance to become better acquainted with writing in and about Australia, as well as Australian writers in their various national and international contexts.

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English, Australian literature, Australian, literature

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 1387

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