Doctor of Philosophy (Arts, Humanities and Education) - CD61
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a course of supervised research and study that may be undertaken in a range of fields. Your research will lead to the submission of a thesis that makes a significant original contribution to knowledge.
On Campus, Online
4 years full-time, 8 years part-time
Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Distance, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a course of supervised research and study that may be undertaken in a range of fields. Your research will lead to the submission of a thesis that makes a significant original contribution to knowledge. This contribution can be in the form of new knowledge or of significant and original adaptation, application and interpretation of existing knowledge. The course is governed by the course rules for masters degrees by research, which provides details regarding all aspects of admission, progression, submission and examination of the thesis.
The Research Higher Degrees Course Guide provides detailed information about eligibility, benefits provided by CQUniversity, and the application, selection and offer process.
|Core Units||Major Units||None|
|Term 1 - 2019||Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville|
|Term 1 - 2020||Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville|
|Term 2 - 2019||Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville|
|Term 2 - 2020|
|Term 3 - 2019|
|Term 3 - 2020|
|Term 1 - 2019||Available Online|
|Term 1 - 2020||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2019||Available Online|
|Term 2 - 2020||Available Online|
|Term 3 - 2019||Available Online|
|Term 3 - 2020||Available Online|
You may be considered for admission to candidature for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy if you;
· have been awarded a Masters degree either by research or with a substantial element of research work within it, from a University or any other approved institution; or
· have qualified for the award of a Bachelors degree in an appropriate discipline with first class or second class honours conferred by a University or any other approved institution; or
· hold, from an institution of tertiary education, qualifications which are deemed by the Committee to be equivalent to those prescribed in either of the two points listed above.
International student webpage for admission information: http://www.cqu.edu.au/study/who-am-i/international-students/apply-and-accept/application-forms
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A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) qualification is highly regarded in research roles or in jobs where highly specialised knowledge is required. It is normally a prerequisite for a permanent academic position in many universities. A PhD is the highest academic degree that can be undertaken.
Pursuing your research higher degree at CQUniversity is more affordable thank you think. You can benefit from a range of stipends and scholarships, as well as access to training and other study resources. For more information view our research higher degree fees and resources section.
Our research scholarships and stipends could help you pay for some or all of your course fees, or even contribute towards your living and study expenses.
You may be interested in applying for one or more of the following scholarships.
- Research Training Program
- Brian Gray Scholarship, closes 30 March 2019
- Capstone Editing Grant for Professional Thesis Editing, closes 31 October 2019
- Capstone Editing Conference Travel Grant for Postgraduate Research Students, closes 30 July 2019
- Capstone Editing Early Career Academic Research Grant for Women, closes 30 May 2019
- MORA - CQUniversity Australia Scholarship Program, closes 31 December 2030
- Capstone Editing Carer's Travel Grant for Academic Women, closes 30 May 2019
You will also receive generous support in the form of allocated facilities such as laboratory space, where appropriate, or dedicated workstations depending on your mode and location of study, provision of a laptop/computer upon commencement of your studies, and funding to support research higher degree student project costs.
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