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Welcome to Research degrees in
Art, Architecture and Design

Research is often defined as the systematic way in which we learn about, interpret and understand some existing thing or body of knowledge, for a definite purpose. This purpose can be embodied in one or more questions we might want to ask or solve.

The School of Art, Architecture and Design at the University of South Australia offers higher degree by research programs at Masters and Doctoral degree levels. A higher degree by research advances knowledge and/or applications of knowledge through the preparation of a substantial thesis that represents a significant contribution to a particular field of study. Students are encouraged to collaborate across a range of disciplines to help solve real-world problems and contribute to the betterment of society.

School of Art, Architecture and Design higher degree by research students engage in an intensive individual program of research under the guidance of experienced supervisors with research expertise in a specific area.


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