Doctor of Philosophy

Course summary for local students

Year2015 course information
Award granted Doctor of Philosophy
Campus

Offered at Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool

Cloud (online)Yes
Length3 years full-time or part-time equivalent
Faculty contacts

Faculty of Science, Engineering and Built Environment
Tel 03 9244 6699
sebe@deakin.edu.au

CRICOS course code016704C
Deakin course code S910

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 - Environmental Science. 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.

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.

How to apply

Applicants must apply via the Higher Degree by Research website.

 

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