The China Research Centre seeks students interested in addressing the following focus areas:
- Business, Enterprise and Labour
- Challenges in Health, Education and Welfare
- China, Asia and the Pacific
- Chinese Communities in Australia and Elsewhere
- Gender and Sexual Politics
- Governance and Sustainability
- Media, Technology and Communities
- Political, Legal and Intellectual Development
- Provincial China
- Urban and Regional Change
The China Research Centre is committed to interdisciplinary projects that involve multiple theoretical and methodological approaches. Prospective students can learn more about student research at the Centre by viewing the list of current student research projects.
The Centre runs regular seminars related to thesis writing, publications and career development for PhD students.
In addition, we have a program of public events (roundtables, seminars, keynotes) on China. These occur throughout the year and are in both Chinese and English.
The Centre regularly hosts international scholars who come each year to work with staff and students in the Centre.
The Centre has an extensive array of exchanges and collaborative projects with a number of Chinese universities in which students participate.
Funding for fieldwork, travel and conference participation is available to students.
The Application Process
Prospective postgraduate students can find a description of Centre members' research interests under members' personal profiles (via the 'Research' and 'Biography' tabs). The Research Areas section of this website also provides a comprehensive overview of ongoing research within the Centre's core research areas.
Prospective students should approach the relevant Centre member for questions regarding research supervision and refer to International Studies postgraduate research degree information before completing the UTS Graduate School application forms.
Prospective students should also contact Ming Liang, Research Degrees Administrator (International Studies), with questions regarding the application process.
There are a number of scholarships providing varying degrees of financial support available to postgraduate students at UTS. Detailed information is available through the University Graduate School, for both local students and international students.