Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Psychology (By Research)

Deakin University

Course details

CRICOS course code: 018831B

Level of study: Postgraduate

Summary

Make a significant contribution to one of many areas within health and psychology by undertaking PhD research.

You can commence research in the areas of clinical; health and forensic psychology; social and mental health; adolescent health; risk behaviours; body image and disordered eating; drugs and alcohol; eye-witness testimony; treatment of offenders; human sexuality; reproductive health; healthy ageing and depression among older people; cognitive neurosciences and neurodevelopmental disorders; quality of life; relationships; human factors such as auditory and visual perception; and organisational psychology in health care settings.

Deakin currently has around 1600 higher degree by research candidates – intelligent people making the most of our excellent facilities, partnerships, strategic research centres and excellent reputation.

Course structure

A Doctor of Philosophy is awarded for a substantial, original contribution to knowledge achieved in three years of full-time study (or six years of part-time study).

Course learning outcomes

Deakin's graduate learning outcomes describe the knowledge and capabilities graduates can demonstrate at the completion of their course. These outcomes mean that regardless of the Deakin course you undertake, you can rest assured your degree will teach you the skills and professional attributes that employers value. They'll set you up to learn and work effectively in the future.

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Tuition Fees (AUD $) Start date Duration Campus
40,400 Per Year
Read moreDeakin is offering 30% tuition fee waiver bursary to students for studying online at Deakin University.
Expected May 2023
Expected Jun 2023
Expected Jul 2023
3 years
Read more3 - 4 years

Full time
Geelong Waterfront Campus
1 Gheringhap Street
Geelong Victoria 3220
Australia
40,400 Per Year
Read moreDeakin is offering 30% tuition fee waiver bursary to students for studying online at Deakin University.
Expected May 2023
Expected Jun 2023
Expected Jul 2023
3 years
Read more3 - 4 years

Full time
Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
40,400 Per Year
Read moreDeakin is offering 30% tuition fee waiver bursary to students for studying online at Deakin University.
Expected May 2023
Expected Jun 2023
Expected Jul 2023
3 years
Read more3 - 4 years

Full time
Warrnambool Campus
Princes Highway
Warrnambool Victoria 3280
Australia
40,400 Per Year
Read moreThis fee refers to full time and its guide for online students
Expected May 2023
Expected Jun 2023
Expected Jul 2023
3 years
Read more3-4 years full- time

Self study / online (with attendance)
Cloud Campus
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia

Entry criteria

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’s 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.

Applicants should hold either a bachelor’s degree with first class honours (H2A) or a masters by research degree in a field of study related to the subject of the proposed research, or other qualifications/research publications approved as equivalent.

IELTS: Overall 7 No band lower than 6.5; TOEFL IBT: 94 Writing 24; TOEFL PBT: 600 Writing 5; CPE: 185 No band less than 176; CAE: 185 No band less than 176; PTE: 65 No less than 58 in each skill; OET: Overall B (equivalent to a IELTS 7 - 7.5 range); DUELI EAP PROGRAM: EAP 4 (70%).

Address

Deakin University
Melbourne Burwood Campus
221 Burwood Highway
Melbourne Victoria 3125
Australia
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