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The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a course of supervised research and study leading to the submission of a thesis which makes a significant original contribution to knowledge. The course is governed by the Course Rules for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy which provide details regarding all aspects of admission, progression, submission and examination of the thesis.

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STUDY MODES

On Campus

UNITS/CREDITS

1/144

DURATION

4 years full-time, 8 years part-time

AVAILABILITY

Adelaide, Brisbane, Bundaberg, Cairns, Emerald, Gladstone, Mackay, Melbourne, Noosa, Perth, Rockhampton, Sydney, Townsville

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The Doctor of Philosophy is a course of supervised research and study leading to the submission of a thesis which makes a contribution to knowledge. The course is governed by the Research Higher Degree Course Rules Policy and Procedure which provide details regarding all aspects of admission, progression, submission and examination of the thesis.

CRICOS

0100976

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a course of supervised research and study leading to the submission of a thesis which makes a significant original contribution to knowledge. The course is governed by the Course Rules for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy which provide details regarding all aspects of admission, progression, submission and examination of the thesis.

Core Units 1 Major Units None
Electives None Minor Units None

On-Campus Availability

Research First Half Year - 2020Adelaide Brisbane Bundaberg Cairns Emerald Gladstone Mackay Melbourne Noosa Perth Rockhampton Sydney Townsville
Research First Half Year - 2021Adelaide Brisbane Bundaberg Cairns Emerald Gladstone Mackay Melbourne Noosa Perth Rockhampton Sydney Townsville
Research Second Half Year - 2020Adelaide Brisbane Bundaberg Cairns Emerald Gladstone Mackay Melbourne Noosa Perth Rockhampton Sydney Townsville
Research Second Half Year - 2021Adelaide Brisbane Bundaberg Cairns Emerald Gladstone Mackay Melbourne Noosa Perth Rockhampton Sydney Townsville
Entry scores are not applicable for this course.

IELTS Academic: 6.5 with no individual band score of less than 6.0

TOEFL Internet-based: Overall score of 79 with no score less than 21

Pearson Test of English Academic: Overall score of 62 with no score less than 54

An applicant may be considered for admission to candidature for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy if the person holds:

a) a Masters degree either by research or with a substantial element (typically one-third) of research work within it, from a university or any other approved institution

b) a Bachelor degree in an appropriate discipline with first class or second class honours conferred by a university or any other approved institution

c) a Bachelor degree in an appropriate discipline in addition to completion of the CQUniversity Graduate Certificate in Research with an average of distinction level of achievement, or

d) alternative qualification/s and/or experience deemed by RHDC to be of equivalent scope and standard to those listed above.

Security Requirements

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Health Requirements

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Assumed Knowledge

The Doctor of Philosophy is a course of supervised research and study leading to the submission of a thesis which makes a contribution to knowledge. The course is governed by the Research Higher Degree Course Rules Policy and Procedure which provide details regarding all aspects of admission, progression, submission and examination of the thesis.

A higher degree by research is usually required for an academic career or a professional career in research. In addition, many discipline-specific employers recognise the skills developed through research degree are applicable in the workplace.

Please refer to our international course fees page.

We offer a range of scholarships to support international students and encourage you to apply for one that's right for you.

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I received the Australia Awards Scholarship, as well as additional research funds, enabling me to purchase laboratory chemicals and to attend domestic and international conferences. CQUni is generous to their students and this made my study feasible.

Do Van Huong

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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