Doctor of Philosophy

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Year2017 course information
Award granted Doctor of Philosophy
Campus

Offered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool

Cloud CampusYes
Length3-4 years full time
Tuition fee rateAvailable fee rates for 2017 can be found at www.deakin.edu.au/fees
CRICOS course code016704C
LevelHigher Degree Research
English language requirements

Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (or equivalent). More information is available at www.ielts.org.

Deakin course code S910
Faculty contactsDeakin International
Tel +61 3 9627 4877
Online enquiry

Course sub-headings

Course overview

A full-time member of the academic staff, experienced in research, will be appointed as supervisor for each student in the Doctor of Philosophy - Environmental Science. Associate supervisors, internal or external, will be appointed to assist the principal supervisor. Students may be required to meet certain attendance requirements and will be required to complete a thesis embodying the results of research carried out in the field of study specified at the time of enrolment. Students will be referred to prospective supervisors in order to establish a possible research project. The Doctor of Philosophy is normally completed over two to four years of full-time or part-time equivalent and can be taken in either Campus or Cloud (online) mode.

Fees and charges

Fees and charges vary depending on your course, your fee category and the year you started. To find out about the fees and charges that apply to you, visit www.deakin.edu.au/fees.

Entry requirements - general

The minimum qualification for admission as a candidate for a degree of doctor is a degree of bachelor with honours or a degree of master with a substantial research component, from a recognised tertiary institution, in a field relevant to the program which the applicant proposes to undertake and for which the University can provide the required supervisory expertise.

See entry pathways to research degrees for detailed information on demonstrating your research ability and eligibility criteria.  International students must also meet the postgraduate English language requirements.

How to apply

Tracking your application
If you have already applied and wish to enquire about your application please refer to the relevant area through which you originally applied.

  • If you applied through a Deakin representative please contact your representative.
  • If you applied through a Deakin International office please contact deakin-int-admissions@deakin.edu.au