Doctor of Philosophy

Course summary for current students

Year2016 course information
Award granted Doctor of Philosophy
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Warrnambool
Cloud (online)Yes

3 -4 years full time or part time equivalent

CRICOS course code006249D
Deakin course codeM900

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Doctor of Philosophy degree may be undertaken in both Schools of the Faculty: Deakin Business School and Deakin Law School.  They are available full time or part time, and in Campus or Cloud (online) mode (if appropriate). A member of the academic staff will be appointed as principal supervisor for each candidate for a higher degree by research. Associate supervisors, either internal or external, may be appointed to assist the principal supervisor. Candidates will be required to meet certain attendance requirements. A candidate is required to complete a thesis embodying the results of research carried out in the field of study specified at the time of enrolment.

Research information

For more information about areas in which supervision is available please contact:
Research Administration Group
Tel 03 5227 2442

Research Scholarships

Deakin University offers scholarships for study towards research doctoral degrees in all faculties. Information is available from:
University Scholarships Officer
Tel 03 5227 3492

Fees and charges

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the units you study. Please refer to the Pre 2016 Unit Fee Cost in the Unit Search.

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your course tuition fees are calculated based on the course you study. The following rates apply:

Commonwealth Supported Place (indicative)*Domestic Fee PayingInternational Fee Paying
Not applicableNot applicable$27,320

The rates shown are based on 1 Equivalent Full Time Study Load (EFTSL) or 8 credit points. If your study load for the year is less than or more than 1 EFTSL your fees will be adjusted accordingly. Each unit you study has an EFTSL value. You can multiple the course price by the EFSTL value of all units you are enrolled in to determine the unit price.

* The Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) course rates shown are indicative course fees. CSP fees are indicative because they are calculated based on your unit selection. They should be used as a guide only. The 2016 CSP course fees may change if the Commonwealth Government's proposed fee deregulation and reforms legislation is passed.