Doctor of Philosophy
Benefits of our Doctor of Philosophy program
PhD graduates find employment opportunities in:
- financial institutions
- management and senior research positions in various industries, as well as in organisations that set national and international research agendas, norms and standards, articulate evidence-based policy options, and monitor trends
||Minimum entry requirements
||Bachelor's degree with demonstrated research experience (co-authorship on a paper or other quantifiable experience able to be assessed by the Committee)
||Bachelor's degree with a satisfactorily completed honours degree which includes a research project normally worth at least 25% of the honours program load
||Bachelor's degree with a satisfactorily completed coursework Master including a research project normally worth at least 25% of the Master program load
||Bachelor's degree with a satisfactorily completed postgraduate diploma
including a research component worth 25% of the program load and directly related to the acquisition of research skills
Facilities for the completion of PhD degrees by research are available in all Departments. To be eligible for admission a candidate must normally possess either a Postgraduate degree with a substantial research component, or a Bachelor degree with first-class or second-class honours faculty 1 from a recognised university or other tertiary institution.
Length of Candidature
The minimum period of candidature is two years and the maximum period is four years for full-time candidates and eight years for part-time candidates. Extensions may be granted in special circumstances. Part-time candidates must be able to spend on average throughout the year at least 20 hours a week on a program of research and advanced study and attend the University on an average of at least once a week for consultation with their supervisors.
Fees and costs
For fee information please visit the university HDR website.
- To find an available research supervisor please lodge an Expression of Interest in PhD study
- Don't qualify for entry into the PhD program? Find out about our MPhil and PhD Pathway Programs!