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Professional Studies 

CQUniversity Australia

Doctorate On Campus Online
48 months
26880 AUD/year
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The Doctor of Professional Studies at CQUniversity Australia is a doctoral course of supervised research and research tasks designed for professional practitioners/educators, comprising structured research tasks, proposal development, and thesis component.

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The Doctor of Professional Studies at CQUniversity Australia is a degree for the 21st century that focuses on creativity, innovation and enterprise to generate new knowledge in the context of an application that has commercial potential. 

We live in a time where there has never been such a prodigious rate of innovation, with science and technology taking the lead. The Doctor of Professional Studies builds on this paradigm to create new knowledge in a range of professions and occupations.

You already have a solid education background but you now find yourself dealing with more fragmented issues and complex demands, demands that are hard to satisfy. 

Career Opportunities

Doctor of Professional Studies graduates aim for high level management positions that allow them to inform and influence within their chosen field of employment. A PhD is the highest academic degree that can be undertaken.

Programme Structure

  • The Doctor of Professional Studies acknowledges your experience and leverages it against high-level workshops and creative research; so at the end of the process, you will have achieved at least two goals: top-level success; and a solution to a workplace issue or knowledge relevant to your organisation.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 084706D

You may be considered for admission to the Doctor of Professional Studies course 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 higher education institutions; or
  • have qualified for the award of a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline with first class or second class honours conferrred by a University or any other approved higher education institution; or
  • hold, from an institution of tertiary education, qualifications which are deemed by the Committee to be equivalent to either of the two points listed above.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    26880 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 26880 AUD per year and a duration of 48 months.


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