Doctor of Philosophy
Course summary for local students
|Year||2015 course information|
|Award granted||Doctor of Philosophy|
|Campus||Offered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool|
|Length||3 years full-time or part-time equivalent|
|Level||Higher Degree Research|
Faculty of Arts and Education
|CRICOS course code||006244J|
|Deakin course code||E900|
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.
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 or a research masters degree. However, other evidence of research ability may be considered, and could include a thesis as part of an international undergraduate degree or coursework masters; relevant refereed publications; research awards; or research experience. For more information please visit the Research Services Division - Higher Degrees by Research page.
Entry requirements - specific
Experienced and qualified professionals in education who hold a bachelors degree with a 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.
How to apply
Applicants must apply via the Higher Degree by Research website.