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Doctor of Philosophy (Health)

Undertake research in a health and health services related topic under the supervision of an academic staff member in the School of Medicine.

Key details

Course Code
H961
Study Mode
Online, In person
International Fees
$37,600 per year / $37,600 total

About this course

Research may be supported across broad range of disciplines including rural and regional general practice; chronic disease management, health service evaluation, health and wellbeing, public health, medical education, and optometry.Deakin currently has around 1600 higher degree by research candidates – intelligent people making the most of our excellent facilities, partnerships, strategic research centres and excellent reputation.

Entry requirements

Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories. All applicants must meet the minimum English language requirements. Please note that meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee selection, which is based on merit, likelihood of success and availability of places in the course. For more information on the Admission Criteria and Selection (Higher Education Courses) Policy visit the Deakin Policy LibraryApplicants must have demonstrated evidence of a high standard of research ability. This is normally an Honours year to H2A (70%+) standard, a research master degree, or a coursework master degree with a substantial thesis. However, other evidence of research ability may be considered and could include a thesis as part of an international undergraduate degree; relevant refereed publications; research awards; or research experience. For more information please visit the Deakin Research - Higher Degrees by Research page.

Study locations

Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Burwood (Melbourne)

Warrnambool

Melbourne

Online

How to apply

Higher Degrees by ResearchHigher degree by research applicants must apply via the online applicant portal. You will be required to attach a number of certified supporting documents, in addition to your research proposal and referee reports.For information on the application process and closing dates, see the How to apply webpage.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at Deakin University.
84.8%
Overall satisfaction
81.5%
Skill scale
69.7%
Teaching scale
72.4%
Employed full-time
$71.4k
Average salary