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University of Divinity

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Doctor of Philosophy

  • Doctorate (PhD)

The Doctor of Philosophy is a higher degree by research in divinity or one or more of its associated disciplines.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
Duration
3 years full-time
Course Code
037861E
Study Mode
In person
Fees
$17,088 per year / $51,264 total

About this course

The Doctor of Philosophy is a higher degree by research in divinity or one or more of its associated disciplines.  The purpose of the Doctor of Philosophy is to qualify individuals who apply a substantial body of knowledge to research, investigate and develop new knowledge, in one or more areas of investigation, scholarship or professional practice.

Entry requirements

Admission criteria

To be eligible for admission an applicant must satisfy the Research Committee that he or she has completed one of the following awards at the University of Divinity to the specified standard, or an equivalent award in divinity or its associated disciplines at another higher education provider recognised by the Academic Board to an equivalent standard:

a) a Masters by research with a 75% average, or where a mark is not available, examiners’ reports which indicate to the satisfaction of the Research Committee that the candidate is adequately prepared for doctoral research; or

b) a Masters by coursework with a 75% average; or

c) a Graduate Diploma with a 75% average; or

d) a four year undergraduate degree with Honours with a 75% average.

An applicant must also satisfy the Research Committee that he or she has completed a research essay or thesis of at least 12,000 words graded at or above 75%. The research essay or thesis may have been completed either within one of the awards listed above or as part of another program of study.

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Catholic Theological College

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences courses at University of Divinity.
90.1%
Overall satisfaction
80.1%
Skill scale
86%
Teaching scale
91.8%
Employed full-time
$73k
Average salary