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Doctor of Philosophy

Course summary for local students

Award granted Doctor of Philosophy
CampusOffered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Warrnambool
Length3 years full time or part time equivalent
Faculty contactsManager, Research
Tel 03 5227 2442
CRICOS course code006249D
Deakin course code M900
*Cloud (online) candidature may be available subject to approval.

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Course overview

Research master degrees may be undertaken in all five Schools of the Faculty: School of Accounting, Economics and Finance, The School of Information and Business Analytics, School of Law, School of Management and Marketing and Deakin Graduate School of Business. 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.

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Research information

For more information about areas in which supervision is available please contact:
Manager, Research
Tel 03 5227 2442
Applicants are advised to contact prospective supervisors in order to establish a possible research project.

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

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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.

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How to apply

Applicants must apply via the Higher Degree by Research website.

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8th June 2007