• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Philosophy - Arts, Humanities and Education from CQUniversity Australia is a course of supervised research and study that may be undertaken in a range of fields. 

Overview

Your research will lead to the submission of a thesis that makes a significant original contribution to knowledge. This contribution can be in the form of new knowledge or of significant and original adaptation, application and interpretation of existing knowledge. The Philosophy - Arts, Humanities and Education program at CQUniversity Australia is governed by the program rules for masters degrees by research, which provides details regarding all aspects of admission, progression, submission and examination of the thesis.

Why study Arts and Humanities at CQUniversity Australia?

CQUniversity offers courses in humanities, psychology and social sciences in the areas of arts, professional communication, social work, psychology and human services.

These courses are dynamic and diverse,providing a solid basis for a range of career options. Our courses assist in developing your critical-thinking skills, oral and written communication techniques, research ability and capacity for further independent study.

Work experience and practical projects have also been integrated into many of our courses to ensure that your learning is relevant to your chosen career and provides you with the skills you will need in the workforce.

Our lecturers and academics are leaders in their respective fields and bring a wealth of practical knowledge and real-life experience from which you can learn. Our courses have been designed as a way to launch your career or to allow you to pursue specialist postgraduate studies and higher research degrees, which are also offered at CQUniversity.

Career Opportunities

A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) qualification is highly regarded in research roles or in jobs where highly specialised knowledge is required.  It is normally a prerequisite for a permanent academic position in many universities. A PhD is the highest academic degree that can be undertaken.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Areas of study:
  • Communication and Media Studies
  • Communication Technologies
  • Curriculum and Education Studies
  • Journalism
  • Language
  • Literature
  • Performing Arts
  • Studies in Human Society
  • Teacher Education
  • Tourism

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

You must hold a bachelor degree in a relevant discipline with first or second class honours; or a masters degree with substantial element of research work.

CRICOS: 058809B

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25324 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25324 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs

  • Melbourne, Australia

    1501 - 2660 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Perth, Australia

    1328 - 2370 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Adelaide, Australia

    1328 - 2480 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Townsville, Australia

    1500 - 2800 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Sydney, Australia

    1882 - 3550 AUD/month
    Living Costs
  • Rockhampton, Australia

    1200 - 2000 AUD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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