Through advanced coursework and research in the Doctor of Philosophy in the Built Environment, you will develop sophisticated research, technical and critical analytical skills.
Individually supervised research programs are available in project management, construction, property, planning and building science.
What you will gain through this program.
Upon graduation of this program you will have developed:
You will be equipped to pursue an academic career in a university or to be employed in senior leadership and management positions in government, non-government organisations and corporations.
Why study a PhD (Built Environment) at RMIT?
Our graduates have highly developed technical skills to design, evaluate, implement, analyse, theorise and disseminate research that makes a contribution to knowledge and/or professional practice within government, non-government and corporate environments.
They demonstrate high-level personal autonomy and accountability, as well as creativity and initiative in new situations and for further learning, by planning and executing a substantial piece of research.
The minimum requirements for admission to a PhD program are:
At RMIT a grade of distinction represents academic achievement of 70% or higher and a high distinction is 80% or higher.
If you are a current master by research candidate, you are able to apply for a transfer to a doctor of philosophy program through the process prescribed in the RMIT Higher Degree by Research policy and processes.