This Doctor of Philosophy program sees candidates working with a Principal Supervisor, appointed by the Research Higher Degrees Sub Committee, with the approval of the School.
A minimum of three years and a maximum of four years (full-time equivalent), this degree is awarded on the basis of an externally examined thesis of approximately 100,000 words.
A PhD is a transferrable qualification that has application (depending on the nature of the research) to government, industry, commerce and independent research centre employment.
The course content below provides all possible units related to the course. If the course has various streams, the units you are required to study will depend on your chosen stream.
To be eligible for admission as a Candidate for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy a person must:
The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.
VTAC application: No
Direct application: Yes
Federation University code: SU0
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Fees are subject to change annually.Full Fee Paying
Domestic fees are per 120 credit points which represents 1 EFTSL or a standard full-time study load for a year.Fee assistance
Domestic students undertaking a higher degree by research may be eligible to receive a Research Training Program (RTP) funded place.Other fees
You may need to pay some other fees such as the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF).
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Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909