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Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD)

University of Southern Queensland
Length: 3 years
Study pace: Full time/part time
Education level: Doctorate / PhD
Location: Online / distance program, Toowoomba
Language: English

Program Description

Program Description

Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD)

The Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD) at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) in Queensland, Australia is a research-based education degree offered by all faculties. It provides students with training to become an effective and competent researcher in their discipline of interest.

USQ's Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a University-wide degree coordinated by the Research and Higher Degrees Committee of the Academic Board and supervised by staff from Faculties/Divisions.

Admission requirements

The normal requirements for entry to the Doctor of Philosophy (DPHD) at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) in Queensland, Australia are:

  • either a bachelor degree with First Class Honours or Second Class Honours (Division A) or equivalent, or a masters degree (with a research component) or other qualifications equivalent to First Class Honours
  • evidence of professional standing

Normally, all students will be enrolled as provisional candidates, with their status being reviewed within 12 months full-time or 24 months part-time enrolment. The education degree is based on supervision by a principal and an associate supervisor, therefore it is essential that intending candidates clarify their topic for research and seek an academic staff member able to provide supervision. Application forms and advice on procedures for enrolment may be obtained from the Office of Research and Higher Degrees. Intending students are advised to allow several months for discussion with potential supervisors and for consideration of the application prior to the commencement of the program.

This program has an IELTS English language proficiency requirement. For more information about IELTS or to book a test, click below:

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Toowoomba, Australia

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University of Southern Queensland

University of Southern Queensland
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QLD 4350 Toowoomba

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