Course details

CRICOS course code: 096608G

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

The Doctor of Philosophy is a highly regarded research degree, in which you will conduct independent research under the supervision and guidance of experts in their field. The Doctor of Philosophy requires the completion of a thesis which demonstrates original thought and academic rigour, and which makes a significant contribution to existing knowledge. The PhD is available to study on campus in Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne, Brisbane, offshore and online.

Set for success

Our Higher Degree by Research allows you to develop your research skills, so you are work-ready in academic and industry contexts. By conducting original research and practising cognitive flexibility, you will craft your professional identity and be able to communicate the impact of your findings to interested stakeholders in real-world applications.

Learning outcomes

A significant body of knowledge at the frontier of the field and make an original contribution in the context of ethical practice
Appropriate and purposeful research principles and methods for the field including any technical and creative skills for enhancing the work
Cognitive skills including critical analysis, argument and problem solving to design and implement a theoretical/practice proposition and apply intellectual independence to evaluate existing knowledge and to generate original knowledge
Appropriate and coherent communication skills to represent cogently a complex investigation of original research against international standards and communicate results to peers and the community
Intellectual independence and initiative, responsibility and accountability for planning and executing original research and for planning a research career, and demonstrate collaborative behaviours that generate intellectual activity.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
24,045 Per Year
Read more72,135 for the entire course
Expected Sep 2022 3 years
Full time
Flinders Street Campus
196 Flinders Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia
24,045 Per Year
Read more72,135 for the entire course
Expected Sep 2022 3 years
Self study / online (with attendance)
Flinders Street Campus
196 Flinders Street
Melbourne Victoria 3000
Australia

Entry criteria

Australian master's degree either by research or by coursework with a substantial element of research work, OR relevant first or second-class honour degree with a distinction average GPA; AND
Research proposal; AND

CAE 67
IELTS 7.0 and band scores of 7.0 in writing and speaking and 6.5 in listening and reading
PTE 73 in writing and speaking and 65 in listening and reading
TOEFL 94 with 27 in writing, 23 in speaking and 20 in listening and reading.

Address

Torrens University Australia
88 Wakefield Street
Adelaide South Australia 5000
Australia
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