Study with us

A PhD or Masters opportunity with HOME will provide you with access to a stimulating and supportive environment where you can conduct innovative and high impact research.

HOME offers students the opportunity to work with world-class experts and facilities. We support Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master by Research students in various areas of housing research.

Interdisciplinary collaboration is the foundation for all HOME research. As a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) student, you’ll be part of a globally connected research community with access to industry experts and collaborators across all Deakin faculties and disciplines. Our unique cross-disciplinary research environment offers stimulating opportunities for knowledge exchange and for developing interdisciplinary skills for diverse career pathways from academia to industry.

Our experienced, dedicated supervisors will support you every step along the way. We understand the critical importance of receiving the right support throughout your HDR journey. Our world-renowned experts will work closely with you from start to finish, sharing your ambition to make a true impact and achieve your goals.


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Ready to turn your housing ideas into impact? We’re keen to hear from you.

To find out more about studying with us, email us at or chat with one of our four HOME leaders:


Professor Richard Tucker

Faculty of Science Engineering and Built Environment faculty lead



Associate Professor Fiona Andrews, PhD

Faculty of Health faculty lead



Associate Professor Patrick West

Faculty of Arts & Education faculty lead



Associate Professor Ameeta Jain

Faculty of Business & Law faculty lead


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Want to learn more about undertaking a research degree at Deakin?

Visit the research degrees and PhD page on the Deakin website:

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