• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
The Doctor of Philosophy in Sciences, Engineering and Health at CQUniversity Australia is a course of supervised research and study that may be undertaken in a range of fields. Your research will lead to the submission of a thesis which makes a significant original contribution to knowledge.
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This contribution can be in the form of new knowledge or of significant and original adaptation, application and interpretation of existing knowledge. 

The Doctor of Philosophy in Sciences, Engineering and Health at CQUniversity Australia is governed by the Course Rules for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, which provides details regarding all aspects of admission, progression, submission and examination of the thesis.

If you wish to undertake a PhD in a field related to engineering, mining and technology, CQUniversity offers a PhD in Sciences, Engineering and Health that may be of interest.

Career Opportunities

A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) qualification is highly regarded in research roles or where highly specialised knowledge is required. It is a prerequisite for a permanent academic position in many universities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
    • Average part-time duration 96 months
  • Credits
    144 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

  • The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) is a course of supervised research and study that may be undertaken in a range of possible fields. 
  • Your research will lead to the submission of a thesis, which makes a significant original contribution to knowledge.

English Language Requirements

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General Requirements

CRICOS: 058808C

You may be considered for admission to candidature for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy if you;

  • have been awarded a Masters degree either by research or with a substantial element of research work within it, from a University or any other approved institution; or
  • have qualified for the award of a Bachelors degree in an appropriate discipline with first class or second class honours conferred by a University or any other approved institution; or
  • hold, from an institution of tertiary education, qualifications which are deemed by the Committee to be equivalent to those prescribed in either of the two points listed above.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30672 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30672 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.


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