Doctor of Philosophy

Course summary for current students

Award granted Doctor of Philosophy
Campus

Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)

Cloud (online)Yes
Duration3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
CRICOS course code006262G
Deakin course codeS911

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 - Biological and Chemical Sciences. 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.

 

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