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University of Sydney (USYD)

  • 36% international / 64% domestic

Doctor of Philosophy (Health Sciences)

  • Doctorate (PhD)

This course provides an opportunity for intensive research training across our broad priority research areas of:

  • cancer diagnosis and rehabilitation,
  • communication sciences and disorders,
  • disability and mental health,
  • musculoskeletal health, and
  • physical activity, lifestyle, ageing and well-being.

Key details

Degree Type
Doctorate (PhD)
Course Code
RPPHDHEA2000, 058697E
Study Mode
In person
International Fees
$46,500 per year

About this course

This course provides an opportunity for intensive research training across our broad priority research areas of:

  • cancer diagnosis and rehabilitation;
  • communication sciences and disorders;
  • disability and mental health;
  • musculoskeletal health; and
  • physical activity, lifestyle, ageing and well-being.

You will engage with a community of world-class researchers and benefit from relationships with government and industry. You will gain advanced research and critical thinking skills that will see you publish work in journals and influence health policy.

During your 3-4 year candidature, you will work individually on your research project under the direction of a supervisor who is a leader in the allied health field. You will develop your expertise through seminar presentations and participation in meetings and conferences that will culminate in the completion of a significant thesis of work.

We are a world-class research faculty, and have been ranked a level 5 for excellence in research, which is considered 'well above world standard' in the 2015 ERA rankings.

Entry requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor

Study locations

Cumberland

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Health Services & Support courses at University of Sydney (USYD).
81.2%
Overall satisfaction
83.8%
Skill scale
67.7%
Teaching scale
82.2%
Employed full-time
$77.9k
Average salary