Doctor of Philosophy

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Year2017 course information
Award granted Doctor of Philosophy
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool
Cloud CampusYes
Length

3-4 years full time

Tuition fee rateAvailable fee rates can be found at www.deakin.edu.au/fees
LevelHigher Degree Research
CRICOS course code006244J
English language requirements

IELTS overall score of 7 (with no band score less than 6.5) or equivalent

Deakin course code E900
Faculty contactsDeakin International
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Course sub-headings

Course overview

This is a supervised research program taken by thesis or folio. The research of each candidate is conducted under the supervision of a full-time member of the academic staff. Candidates are required to participate in an oral colloquium about one third of the way through candidature in which the proposed research is defended and are required to then ultimately submit a thesis embodying the results of their research.

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

Applicants must have demonstrated evidence of a high standard of research ability. This is normally an Honours year to H2A (70%+) standard, a research master degree, or a coursework master degree with a substantial thesis. However, other evidence of research ability may be considered and could include a thesis as part of an international undergraduate degree; relevant refereed publications; research awards; or research experience.
For more information please visit the Deakin Research - Higher Degrees by Research page.

Entry requirements - specific

Experienced and qualified professionals in education who hold a bachelor degree with good honours (H2A), (equivalency can be met by undertaking a coursework masters degree in education with a research component) or other approved qualifications may apply to undertake the PhD program. All enrolled candidates are required to participate in a Faculty Online Seminar Program.

 

IELTS / English language requirements

Please note that English language requirements exist for entry to this course and you will be required to meet the English language level requirement that is applicable in the year of your commencement of studies.

It is the students’ responsibility to ensure that she/he has the required IELTS score to register with any external accredited courses. (more details)

How to apply

Applicants must apply via the Higher Degree by Research website.