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University of Sydney (USYD)

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Doctor of Philosophy (Arts and Soc Sci)

  • Doctorate (PhD)

Candidates for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) research and write a thesis of 80,000 words on an approved topic under the supervision of a member of the academic staff.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
Duration
3 - 4 years full-time, 6 - 8 years part-time
Course Code
RPPHDART2000, 000700E
Study Mode
In person
International Fees
$37,500 per year / $112,500 total

About this course

Candidates for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) research and write a thesis of 80,000 words on an approved topic under the supervision of a member of the academic staff.

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Sydney is consistently ranked as one of the world's most outstanding academies for research in the humanities and social sciences. The degree of Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is offered in disciplines ranging across art and art history, archaeology and classics, diverse languages and their cultures, Economics, English language and literature, ancient, medieval and modern history, philosophy, the global political economy and international governance, sociology and cultural studies, and media and communications.

The Faculty's Schools and related centres and institutes provide abundant PhD research opportunities with academic staff members who are experts and leaders in their fields of research.

Entry requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor

Study locations

Camperdown

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Humanities, Culture & Social Sciences courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
81.9%
Overall satisfaction
76.5%
Skill scale
76%
Teaching scale
79%
Employed full-time
$71.6k
Average salary