Doctor of Philosophy in Social and Political Thought
The Doctoral Program in Social and Political Thought is a 4 year degree program.
4 years full-time, 8 years part-time
About this course
The Doctoral Program in Social and Political Thought is a 4 year degree program. It is an interdisciplinary program, sustained by various forms of normative reflection, theorising, and empirical research drawn from humanities and social science disciplines. In the first year of the program, PhD candidates will undertake a year of coursework, consisting of research seminars (4 distinct units), taught by the academic staff of the Institute for Social Justice (ISJ). The remaining three years will be devoted to writing the PhD thesis with close supervision and support from ISJ staff.
A candidate for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Social and Political Thought must comply with the Research and Professional Doctorate Degree Regulations. International students need to meet the English Language Proficiency requirements as defined in the Admission to Coursework Programs Policy. An applicant for admission to candidature for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Social and Political Thought must have completed:A Bachelor of Arts (Hons) (or equivalent), with a minimum of Second Class Honours; andResearch proposal indicating alignment with the mission of the Institute for Social JusticeProspective applicants are requested to submit an Expression of Interest prior to submitting an application. For further information please see Doctoral Program.
Level of Study
North Sydney, NSW
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