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University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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Doctor of Philosophy

  • Doctorate (PhD)

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a research degree available in all study areas and provides you with the skills to become an effective researcher in your previously studied discipline.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
Duration
3 years full-time, 6 years part-time
Study Mode
In person
Intake Months
Feb, Jul

About this course

The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a research degree available in all study areas and provides you with the skills to become an effective researcher in your previously studied discipline. By undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy you will have expansive intellectual freedom to be able to make an original and substantial contribution to your area of study.

Entry requirements

Entry Requirements Applicants must have one of the following: an Australian university Bachelor honours degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Division A) or equivalent, or  an Australian university Masters degree (with a significant research component) or equivalent, or other qualifications and/or experiences equivalent to First Class or Second Class Honours (Division A). 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
Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Ipswich

How to apply

How to apply Apply with USQ For Australian and New Zealand students Intending students are advised to allow several months for discussion with potential supervisors and for consideration of the application prior to the commencement of the program. Closing dates Applications may be submitted at any time, but it is ideal to allow a minimum of 20 working days between when you submit your application and the start of your requested semester.