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University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Doctor of Applied Science

  • Doctorate (PhD)

Extend your qualifications in your chosen scientific research discipline with USQ’s Doctor of Applied Science.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
Domestic Fees
$25,200 per year / $75,600 total

About this course

Extend your qualifications in your chosen scientific research discipline with USQ’s Doctor of Applied Science. With a focus on advanced professional development, you will gain technical and research skills to independently evaluate relevant scientific theories, implement research methods and make significant contributions to the scientific profession. Unique to Australia, this degree gives you online access to a range of research facilities including our Remote Access Labs, a High Performance Computing cluster, and Mt Kent Observatory.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements completed a relevant Bachelor degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Division A) or equivalent, or a Masters degree, (with a research component) or other qualifications equivalent to First Class or 2A Honours. English Language Requirements You are required to satisfy the applicable English language requirements. This program requires a minimum of IELTS 6. 5 or equivalent. If you do not meet the English language requirements you may apply to study a University-approved English language program. We can help
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How to apply

How to apply Apply with USQ For Australian and New Zealand students Closing dates Applying directly to USQ: Semester 2, 2019 - applications close Monday 1 July, with semester 2 commencing on Monday 15 July 2019.Semester 1, 2020 - applications close Friday 28 February, with semester 1 commencing on Monday 24 February 2020. Credit for previous study or work experience You may be eligible for credit if you have previously studied or have relevant work experience. This will help to reduce the number of courses that you need to study to finish your program.

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